Category Archives: BSU Update

Common Notes 4.25.17

Sometimes it just feels like life is out to get you, like you’re just living under siege. There’s a reason for that. According to the Bible, the world is a corrupt place and hates you. Yes, hates you. On top … Continue reading

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Common Notes 4.18.17

What do you call someone who’s first impulse when life gets hard isn’t to look for God’s help, but always to take care of problems themselves? Stubborn? Defiant? Prideful? Perhaps. But how about human? After all, Hezekiah was like that … Continue reading

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Vandalism at the BSU

At some point during Spring Break a graffiti artist tagged the storage shed behind the BSU. “Ethos” covered two walls facing away from the building and our trash dumpster. When it was discovered, The Joplin Police department were informed and … Continue reading

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Spring Break 2017: St. Louis, MO Pt. 4

Our second day on campus. More information gathered for the Missouri Baptist Convention to use as they work on establishing a campus ministry at Washington University. More gospel conversations. More contacts with interested students. It was a success. There are … Continue reading

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Spring Break 2017: St. Louis, MO Pt. 3

Our first day on campus went well. Students were sent out in small groups on the Washington University campus to engage in conversations about the culture and context there. After some initial hesitation, everyone really got into it. Several groups … Continue reading

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Spring Break 2017: St. Louis, MO Pt. 2

Our second day in St. Louis started with us attending the college group for FBC Arnold followed by the worship service, wherein the Senior Pastor, Kenny Qualls, preached a fantastic message out of Joshua 2. Afterwards, we ate lunch at … Continue reading

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Spring Break 2017: St. Louis, MO Pt.1

This year when considering Spring Break options, the only one that was even considered was the invitation from the Missouri Baptist Convention to spend our week helping launch a new ministry in St. Louis. As details for the trip unfolded … Continue reading

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