Dr. Ron Mackey, Director of Advancement As Dr. Milford Riggs traveled the state of Missouri more than a century ago, his heart was broken by the plight of older Baptist pastors who, at the end of years of proclaiming the Gospel and faithfully serving the church, found themselves impoverished, sometimes virtually homeless and
Dr. Rodney Harrison, Transitional President Since moving to Missouri in 2003, I have enjoyed the privilege of visiting over dozens of new churches. A surprising—and encouraging—observation has been the number of senior adults attending these church plants. I believe God is calling many believers 62 and over to be actively involved in church
Some have said The Baptist Home is the best kept secret in Missouri. Although it is never our intention to hide this light under a bushel basket, I think the expression is just the way people convey their appreciation for this ministry. It is a great ministry and God gets the credit for everything this
Many people understand ‘what’ we do; some may understand ‘how’ we do it. However, the ‘why’ makes all the difference. Today, many companies focus on the bottom line of making money. For The Baptist Home, money should not be an end to itself. On the other hand, money is a tool to help us accomplish
IN THE BEGINNING: The Baptist Home Grew from One Couple’s Heart In the year of our Lord, 2012, and the ninety-ninth year of The Baptist Home, we look ahead by looking back. When The Baptist Home opened its doors to its first “inmates” (as all residents of institutions were called at the time) in May
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.