The Baptist Home and The Missouri Baptist Convention Controversy Steven Jones, President 2015 January Executive Summary Communications from the Missouri Baptist Convention’s (MBC) leadership is heavily slanted to support the litigation against the institutions. Missouri Baptists are wise to get alternative viewpoints in order to get a well-rounded perspective of the legal claims filed […]
Over the last several months, several people are asking me if The Baptist Home receives Cooperative Program funds. The look on their faces is one of surprise when I answer them with a ‘No’. We have not received Cooperative Program funds since the fall of 2001. The Cooperative Program began in 1925 to support missions […]
The Baptist Home has always been a work in progress. We are in a constant state of motion seeking to better serve aging humanity. That progress or motion is in play again as we begin our second century. You may have already become aware that we have recently purchased 73 acres in the Ashland, Missouri, […]
“Thy faithfulness endures to all generations; thou hast established the earth, and it stands fast.” Psalm 119:90 Recently I had the opportunity to share in the morning worship service of Providence Baptist Church in Palmyra, MO. Providence has been a long term and generous supporter of The Baptist Home over the years. One of the […]
Reaching and Ministering with Emerging Adults Adult ministries are in transition between ministry models. This conference examines the changes that are occurring and the steps congregations are taking to more effectively reach and minister to the large and growing population of active “age 55-plus adults.”
The Pig Proposition: A Unique Moment in the Fellowship Between The Baptist Home and Many Springs Baptist Church The founder of The Baptist Home, Dr. Milford Riggs, was known for his tenacious leadership, particularly in the area of raising support for this ministry in its earliest days. He solicited money, furniture, canned goods, fresh vegetables, […]
The Baptist Home An introduction to The Baptist Home ministry covering the history, mission, ministries, philosophy, policies and theology of this most unique older adult ministry. Also presents are practical ways individual and churches can be partners in this ministry.