Churches teaming up to reach ‘most secular campus in the South’

Originally published in Western Recorder – 


Louisville—The mission of the University of Louisville’s Baptist Campus Ministry is to show Christ’s love on the self-declared “most secular campus in the South,” John Adams, UofL campus missionary, said. In doing that, they are by teaming up with area churches to engage the campus.

Adams, who began his work with Louisville’s BCM a year ago this month, says the biggest challenge he faces on Louisville’s campus is helping students to identify themselves as Christians in a culture that is completely secular. Continue reading “Churches teaming up to reach ‘most secular campus in the South’”


Owensboro student event reaps 219 decisions

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Owensboro—A total of 219 students ages 12 to 24 made professions of faith on Dec. 7-8 at the Owensboro Convention Center and McLean County High School. The event was an outreach event called MAZE that featured magician Jim Munroe.

The weekend’s events, part of the Twelve/24 student evangelism strategy of the Kentucky Baptist Convention, was led by Buck Creek Baptist Church in Calhoun, which partnered with First Baptist Church of Owensboro as well as many other Daviess-McLean County churches. The student outreach was sponsored by Kentucky Affinity Evangelism, the Eliza Broadus Offering, and the Daviess-McLean Baptist Association. Continue reading “Owensboro student event reaps 219 decisions”

Robertson begins duties as Long Run’s DOM

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Louisville—Todd Robertson, former pastor of Antioch Church in Louisville, started his new position Dec. 1 as director of missions for the state’s largest Baptist Association, Long Run, encompassing Jefferson County.

Robertson, a former NAMB missionary, is a graduate of Liberty University, Mid-America Baptist Seminary, and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has spent 19 years serving Long Run Association as a former moderator, missions strategist, chairman of the church planting team, and as a member of the executive board for the association. Continue reading “Robertson begins duties as Long Run’s DOM”