Like innovators of the past who used the printing press, radio and television to spread the gospel, a growing number of Christians today are taking their message to social media such as Facebook, Twitter, blogs, podcasts, YouTube, Flickr and MySpace.
By Vicki Brown Word&Way Correspondent Architects and construction professionals stay on top of the “cool” trends in church design, particularly for ministry to youth and children. Not surprisingly, technology still heads the list of “must-haves.” “The sky’s the limit,” noted John
By Jennifer Harris Word&Way News Writer The SUSTAIN student ministry at First Baptist Church of Springfield partnered with Compassion International during the church's revival Sept. 9-12. Students manned a Compassion table, giving revival attenders the opportunity to sponsor a child and learn about Compassion’s
By Jennifer Harris Word&Way News Writer Youth from Holmeswood Baptist Church received a taste of creativity in missions on their recent trip to Helena, Ark. The team of 32 youth and adults served Together for Hope ministries alongside Cooperative Baptist Fellowship missionaries Ben
By Bruce Tegg The Missouri Baptist Deaf Youth Camp celebrated their 25th anniversary of ministry June 10-15. This year churches from Missouri, Oklahoma and Arkansas sent a total of 42 Deaf campers. Seven campers made salvation decisions and an additional 10 campers made decisions
By Jennifer Harris Word&Way News Writer Youth at National Heights Baptist Church in Springfield recently spent $549.76 to buy items for families in need, but they never saw any of their purchases. Instead, they worked with World Vision, a Christian humanitarian organization tackling
By Vicki Brown, Word&Way News Writer"Come on, Charlie*! Hit it, hit it!" students yelled from the sidelines as the young man readied for the next pitch. Sports Crusaders' suggestions about his stance, his swing and his concentration raced through his mind as he waited impatiently