Category: Missions

How College Ministries Can Make a Difference During Christmas

November 3, 2018
Missions

This fall, you and your students can join in on the fun of packing shoeboxes with Operation Christmas Child! When you pack a shoebox, you are giving churches around the world an opportunity to share the Gospel with those they might not otherwise meet. These shoeboxes will be part of transforming entire families and communities with the […]

Hurricane Michael Disaster Relief

October 30, 2018
Missions

The Baptist Collegiate Ministry at LSU was involved in a Disaster Relief project on the weekend of October 26th. Steve Masters reports: There is a great need for college students to help with Disaster Relief in the areas to the north and east of Panama City, Florida. The 150 MPH winds caused massive damage to […]

Campus Ministry Spotlight: Tennessee Tech University

Located in Cookeville, Tennessee, Tennessee Technological University is a regional university with a strong emphasis in engineering. The campus primarily enrolls students from Tennessee, however, there is a significant population of students enrolled from other countries. With a good balance of students from both urban and rural settings, TTU’s campus is appealing because of its […]

Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief: How Your Groups Can Help

September 15, 2017
Missions

We’re happy to report that our Baptist Collegiate Ministry family in Texas has weathered the Hurricane Harvey storm, and no homes or BSMs have been reported as destroyed. However, these groups will need your prayers and help for months to come. When it comes to disaster relief efforts, we know that it will be a […]

Church Spotlight: Shadow Hills Church College Ministry

  Located in the Summerlin suburban area of Las Vegas, Nevada, Shadow Hills Church ministers to a wildly diverse community that’s made up of nearly every ethnicity, economic status, and religious background.  Shadow Hills Church is celebrating its 50-year anniversary this year, after starting as a small mission church called West Oakey Baptist Church, on […]

Campus Ministry Spotlight: University of Alaska Anchorage

Our campus ministry spotlight for this quarter is the Mosaic Campus Ministry at the University of Alaska  Anchorage (UAA). Founded in 1954, UAA administers four community campuses spread across Southcentral Alaska—Kenai Peninsula College, Kodiak College, Matanuska–Susitna College, and Prince William Sound College. Between the community campuses and the main Anchorage campus, more than 20,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students are currently enrolled at […]

A New “Tradition”

In discussing how we did collegiate ministry here in Pennsylvania/South Jersey a few years back, a fellow campus minister from another region said, “We don’t do traditional Baptist collegiate ministry in our area.” That got me wondering what he meant. Was he thinking of a BSM building, with offices for paid staff and with meeting […]

Love Your Neighbor

February 8, 2017
Discipleship, Evangelism, Missions

The college campus is still one of the most diverse places in our nation. There is no other place where differing views, cultures and life experiences so come together in one place. Last year, 1.3 million international students arrived at 8,979 universities in the U.S. from countries such as China, Saudi Arabia, India and Brazil. […]

Disaster Relief Help Needed in South Louisiana

By Steve Masters South Louisiana from Lafayette to east of Baton Rouge received from 20 to 30 inches of rain this past weekend. Thousands and thousands of houses have flooded. It has caused unbelievable damage. It is the scope of Hurricane Katrina. There is a tremendous need for mudouts of homes. That is a term […]

Disaster Relief Needs in the Detroit Area

September 16, 2015
Missions

Detroit and its surrounding cities experienced a devastating flood in August, 2014.  More than 100,000 homes were flooded.  In fact, more homes were flooded in Detroit than were flooded in Katrina.  But you never heard about the disaster. The Greater Detroit area contains over 4 million people with only about 7% of that population attending […]