Tag Archives: BCM

Spring Break 2016: Memphis Pt. 3

         Today started at Treadwell Elementary, where we had over 30 kids come out for Bible Club. Today they heard about the significance of trusting God from the story of Joshua and the Battle of Jericho. They also … Continue reading

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Spring Break 2016: Memphis Pt. 2

Our first day of Bible Club at Treadwell Elementary. Twenty-two kids arrived and had a good time in games, crafts and stories during the morning. The students did a great job of rounding the kids up from surrounding neighborhoods and … Continue reading

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NoonDay Cafe Devo 3.2.16

Jason Taylor, Youth and Worship Pastor at First Baptist Church in Joplin, brought the devo at today’s NoonDay lunch at the BSU from Mark 9:1-8. Here’s a summary of his message: There was a time, scripture tells us, when Jesus … Continue reading

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Recent Events

Just a quick update on recent events… Thursday, February 25 was Collegiate Day of Prayer. CDOP is a nationwide effort to simply get people praying for college students around the county. This year the BSU took part by simply asking … Continue reading

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Common Notes 2.22.16

On Tuesday night we took a look at Hosea: a minor prophet with a major message. This guy lived in the 8th century B.C. during a time when Israel had rather openly turned its back to God and was following … Continue reading

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Common Notes 2.9.16

“That’s not fair!” Its one of the first phrases every child learns. Why? Because deep down inside, everyone wants justice, we want the world to be fair and we get upset when it isn’t. God is no different. “To do … Continue reading

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Common Notes 2.2.16

  Last week at Common Ground we were blessed to have with us Gene Austin from the Missouri Baptist Convention. Gene was asked to speak to the group from the minor prophets (that section in your Bible right in front of … Continue reading

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Because God Loved You

“For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” John 3:16  Jesus is the reason for Christmas. That’s easy to forget amid all the … Continue reading

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What’s Your Story?

Every person has a story, and all those stories have real value. Recently the BSU took the initiative to properly prepare to tell our stories, or more accurately, God’s story in our lives. Students spent three weeks looking at passages … Continue reading

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Gauging the Love of God

“By this we know love, that he laid down his life for us, and we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers.” 1 John 3:16 [ESV] How often do we gauge the love of God based on the … Continue reading

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