Category Archives: Youth

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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Oneida Baptist Institute changing lives for ‘time and eternity’

I recently traveled out of Manchester on Highway 11 to the Oneida Baptist Institute, a boarding school for students grade 6-12. Founded in 1899, OBI has a rich history of ministry to children in the mountains that has grown into a school boasting graduates from around the world. OBI’s stated mission is “to provide a […]

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Freeda Harris Center is a Gem in Coal Country

Nestled in the hills of Eastern Kentucky, the Freeda Harris Baptist Center is a ministry of the Kentucky Baptist Convention and the North American Mission Board. Directors Greg and Alice Whitetree share the message of Christ through ministries like after school clubs, vacation Bible school, sports camps, hunger relief, clothing distribution, craft classes, basketball leagues, […]

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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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