Monday
Oct032011

KASMA summer missionaries reach out

This summer 14 students, ranging in age from 16 to 26 years old, spent the summer serving in Arkansas Baptist churches as Kaleo Arkansas Student Ministry Associates (KASMA) through Student Summer Missionaries (SSM) and Kaleo Arkansas.

The KASMA project came about as a result of merging Student Summer Missionaries, which has been coordinated by the Arkansas Baptist State Convention (ABSC), with components of Kaleo Arkansas. It was launched as a pilot project in Concord Baptist Association in Fort Smith with10 students serving in churches affiliated with the association. Students also served in Rogers, Fayetteville, Hot Springs Village and Hope. 

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Monday
Oct032011

1,000-plus volunteer for Tiger Serve Day 

ARKADELPHIA – Ouachita Baptist University’s Tiger Serve Day, one of the largest community service projects in the state of Arkansas, set a record with more than 1,000 volunteers serving throughout Arkadelphia on Saturday, Sept. 24.

 

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Thursday
Sep222011

Our Churches: Haw Creek Baptist, Waldron

Jessica Vanderpool
Arkansas Baptist News

WALDRON – On the top of a hill just outside of Waldron sits a little white church. To some, it’s just another church building, but to Pastor John Elmore it is “a beacon of the gospel of Jesus Christ to the community.”

For 100 years, Haw Creek Baptist Church, Waldron, has strived to be just that.

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Thursday
Sep222011

‘Unity service’ held by area churches

LITTLE ROCK – Two area churches – one predominately white and the other predominately black – are forging a historic relationship designed to bring unity to the Body of Christ and the city in which they minister.

Immanuel Baptist Church, Little Rock, and Second Baptist Church, which is located at 1709 Barrow Road in Little Rock, held a second “unity service” Sunday evening, Sept. 11.

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Thursday
Sep222011

Arkansas mission projects grow

Lisa Watson
Arkansas Baptist News

Teamwork can be a good thing. Just ask Jackie James, who along with his wife, Linda, spent the better part of six years coordinating the Arkansas Baptist Builders project in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina. To date, the ministry has helped rebuild 370 homes destroyed by the storm.

 

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