Category Archives: Leadership

Great Commission Conference

This past weekend saw eight students from the MSSU Baptist Student Union attend the Great Commission Conference in Kansas City, MO. It was a time of to learn, worship, be challenged and have fun. We heard from speakers like James … Continue reading

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ENGAGE 2014

Just a few notes from this year’s Engage conference, put on by the Leadership Development Team at the Missouri Baptist Convention, which was held for the first time at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Eight students from the BSU went this … Continue reading

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Key Dates for Spring/Summer 2014

Key dates for Spring Semester at the MSSU Baptist Student Union: January 13: Classes begin. January 14: 1st Common Ground (worship at the BSU) January 15: 1st NoonDay Café (lunch at the BSU) January 24: Marvel Mayhem (movies at the … Continue reading

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Lessons from Peter: Show some humility

“For you were called to this, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you should follow in His steps. He did not commit sin, and no deceit was found in His mouth; when He was … Continue reading

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Lessons from Peter: Show some spine

Immediately He made the disciples get into the boat and go ahead of Him to the other side, while He dismissed the crowds. After dismissing the crowds, He went up on the mountain by Himself to pray. When evening came, … Continue reading

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Lessons from Peter: Show some initiative

After six days Jesus took Peter, James, and his brother John and led them up on a high mountain by themselves. He was transformed in front of them, and His face shone like the sun. Even His clothes became as … Continue reading

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ENGAGE 2013

This past weekend the BSU sent 10 students to the ENGAGE leadership development conference in St. Louis.  Steve Saccone was the main speaker and did a great job teaching on wisdom, approaching people and being tested, among other things.  This … Continue reading

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Be strong and courageous

“Haven’t I commanded you: be strong and courageous? Do not be afraid or discouraged, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.”  Joshua 1:9 The Lord spoke those words directly to Joshua, Moses’ successor to lead Israel.  … Continue reading

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Curb Appeal

Realtors call it curb appeal. It is the desirability created when someone checks out your place for the first time. And in real estate, it’s very important. The value of a property can go up by thousands of dollars just … Continue reading

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Involvement v. Commitment

Involvement versus commitment. What’s the difference between the two?  Pretty simple, really. Think for a moment of a bacon and egg breakfast; the chicken was involved, but the pig was committed.  And we all love bacon, but nobody wants to … Continue reading

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