Category Archives: Camp Ministry

Syncing churches in ministry

Guest post by Kentucky Baptist Convention President Kevin Smith. As a pastor, I stand with the 3,500 Baptists in my local church. As president of the Kentucky Baptist Convention, I stand with 750,000 Baptists in my state convention. Together we desire to see the Great Commission pursued in our commonwealth and beyond! No individual congregation […]

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Kids leave Crossings with hunger to learn more about God’s word

The scene was surreal. I’m sitting on my bed watching a 14-year-old Hispanic boy and an 8-year-old Chinese girl engaged in one of their fiercest competitions to date. These two enjoy rivalry and, when they find a contest that pits them as anywhere close to being equals, it’s game on. What was the latest fight-to-the-death […]

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Summer is for missions!

More than any other season of the year, summer is the time for Kentucky Baptists to be on mission! Volunteer mission trips in and out of the state and overseas are on the calendar for most of our churches. Here at home, probably the biggest mission event in our communities is Vacation Bible School, a […]

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At Bicentennial, Buck Creek Still Growing and Going

I was privileged recently to join Pastor Thomas Webb and Buck Creek Baptist Church for their bicentennial celebration. Buck Creek originated as a plant from Beaver Dam Baptist Church and made its mother church a grandmother eight times over during its first century in existence. In addition to planting churches, Buck Creek was instrumental in […]

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Crossings Camp numbers are in!

E-mails. A necessary means of communication and an incredibly time-consuming task for most ministers. Maybe even drudgery. Buried in the inbox this morning, without bells, whistles, or even that annoying little red exclamation point marking an “urgent message,” was the following report from David Melber, president of Crossings Ministries:                                                    2010                       2011                       Total Campers                   8,699                     […]

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