171 Changers making a difference in Hopkinville

Hopkinsville—Kentucky Changers kicked off their summer of service with 171 participants in Hopkinsville. Before the summer is complete, they will have around 700 more students, grades 8 through college, join the efforts in Calloway, Greensburg and Frankfort as they repair houses and share the gospel with homeowners.

Students, crew chiefs and assistant crew chiefs arrived on Saturday, spent Sunday visiting their host church, learning evangelism techniques, training and prayerwalking the neighborhood that they would be working in. Overall, the Hopkinsville project had 14 crews from 13 churches and 21 project locations. Continue reading “171 Changers making a difference in Hopkinville”

Changers finish workdays with worship

Hopkinsville—After a long day working on houses, students and adults gathered for a time of worship, as Joe Ball, pastor at Russellville’s First Baptist Church, led the Kentucky Changers in Hopkinsville, driving home this summer’s theme: “Connected to the Source.”

International Mission Board missionaries, Jacob and Cara Stevens, spoke to the students on “what it means to have a call from God,” before speaking to individual youth groups during devotional time later that evening. Continue reading “Changers finish workdays with worship”

Welding skills light torch for gospel in Mozambique

Mozambique—A Kentucky Baptist Disaster Relief team recently returned from a week in Quelimane, Mozambique, where they taught welding to national pastors and left each with a startup welding kit.

Their goal was for the pastors to learn a trade that would help them support their families while they plant and pastor churches there. Continue reading “Welding skills light torch for gospel in Mozambique”