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BCM Students Will Enjoy Updated Spaces this Fall; More to Come

University students across Alabama are enjoying renovated Baptist Campus Ministries (BCM) facilities made possible in part by the sale of the Auburn University BCM building to the city of Auburn. That deal, approved by messengers to the annual meeting of the Alabama Baptist State Convention (ABSC) in November 2017, will result in a new BCM …

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Alabama College Students Commissioned for Summer Missions

More than 100 students were commissioned for summer missions at One Mission Students’ annual Student Missions Commissioning Service held April 13 at Liberty Baptist Church, Chelsea. “This service is a highlight for me every year and this year was no exception,” said Chris Mills, student missions mobilizer for the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions …

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BCM Leaders Help Students Face Challenges of College

Time management. Homesickness. Depression. Debt. Spreading yourself too thin. College students can be up against a lot of challenges. But the leaders of Baptist Campus Ministries around the state say they’re ready to help students navigate what many experts call life’s most critical years. (continued…) Read the full article from The Alabama Baptist newspaper – …

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Football player brings Guatemala mindset back to UWA

Griffin Ricketson said that when Chris Mills came to First Baptist Church, Livingston, and did a presentation on summer missions opportunities, Ricketson didn’t know what he was doing for the summer yet. And then Mills, Alabama’s student missions strategist, mentioned the Guatemala trip. “It’s like God smacked me in the face with it,” said Ricketson, …

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Troy student sees young girls at camp in Kenya fall in love with the Word

Stargazing — that was what all the girls did at night after the worship service at Camp Blue Sky in Kenya. And one night while they were all staring at the sky together, Amy Lowe could tell that Yael had something on her mind. “That week, I was working with the 10- and 11-year-old girls,” said Lowe, …

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Alabama Baptist students spend summer serving, sharing Christ

The day Rachel Pate met Greta, everything had gone wrong. It was Pate’s second summer serving in Mexico City, and she and her teammates were trying to invite university students to their English conversation circle. “Last year that worked really well, but this year they told us we couldn’t pass out flyers on campus,” said …

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