Mike Nuss

Roots and Wings

Hanging on the wall in my mother’s house today is one of those cross-stitched little sayings that has had an enormous impact on my life. It reads: “There are two lasting gifts parents can give their children/One is ROOTS and the other is WINGS…” In the spring of 1971, I graduated from Ashville High School …

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Keith Loomis

Twelve years ago Keith Loomis followed God’s call to join the Collegiate and Student Ministries team at the State Board of Missions. Keith brought an amazing wealth of knowledge and passion for youth ministry to our work and perhaps more importantly a deep, deep love for youth ministers and church youth workers–those who have given …

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Engage 24

By now, I hope that you’ve heard about ENGAGE24: a national effort from the Baptist Collegiate Network. It has been endorsed by SBC president Ronnie Floyd who, along with many other SBC leaders, has challenged all Southern Baptists to join in engaging in a spiritual conversation with at least one person on October 14. Due …

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Critical Mission Fields

When I hear college and university campuses across Alabama referred to as a “mission field,” my mind immediately goes to some of the other mission fields I have seen— – Guatemala – Ukraine – South Korea – Puerto Rico – Venezuela – Spain – Thailand – United Kingdom In fact there are many similarities—college campuses …

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