Monday
Oct032011

Addison to be nominated ABSC president

CABOT – Greg Addison, pastor of First Baptist Church (FBC), Cabot, will be nominated as president of the Arkansas Baptist State Convention (ABSC) at the upcoming annual meeting Nov. 1-2. 

Addison is serving as president of the 2011 ABSC Pastors’ Conference.

Gary Hollingsworth, pastor of Immanuel Baptist Church, Little Rock, will nominate Addison.

Addison“Greg has a huge heart for evangelism and missions and represents the very best of what we should look for as a leader in our convention,” said Hollingsworth. 

 

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Monday
Oct032011

Rankin to lead ‘spiritual warfare’ conference

CLARKSVILLE – Jerry Rankin, former president of the International Mission Board (IMB), will speak on spiritual warfare Saturday, Oct. 15, at Second Baptist Church, Clarksville.

Rankin, IMB president from 1993 to 2010, will lead the conference “Spiritual Warfare: the Battle for God’s Glory” from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rankin authored a book on the same topic in 2009.

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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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