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Watch Recording of Spring Gathering

April 27, 2020
If you missed Churchnet's 2020 Spring Gathering, you can watch it now! A virtual event due to coronavirus, it features
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Churchnet Opposes ‘Bible Literacy’ Bills

March 7, 2019
Churchnet declares its opposition to proposed legislation in the Missouri House and Senate to encourage ‘Bible literacy’ classes in public
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Churchnet Leaders Participate at NABF Meeting

January 25, 2019
Escaping 14 inches of snow, two Churchnet leaders managed to trek to Orlando, Florida, on January 14 for a meeting
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Hathcock Joins Churchnet Staff

September 6, 2018
Trey Hathcock recently joined the Churchnet staff to serve as the Generational Engagement Team Leader. Hathcock, a former Churchnet Board member,
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State Baptist Group Supports ‘Johnson Amendment’

August 29, 2018
Churchnet, also known as the Baptist General Convention of Missouri, declares its opposition to repealing the IRS’s political activity ban
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Churchnet Hosts Amanda Tyler of BJC

October 31, 2017
On October 30, Churchnet hosted a breakfast event featuring a presentation by Amanda Tyler, executive director of the Baptist Joint
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Churchnet Hosts Shane Claiborne, Starsky Wilson

October 2, 2017
On Friday, September 29, the Churchnet Fall Gathering took place on the campus of Missouri Baptist University in St. Louis,
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Baptist Network Responds to Cuba Travel Restrictions

June 16, 2017
Churchnet, a Baptist network headquartered in Jefferson City, Mo., expresses its profound disappointment in President Donald Trump’s decision to increase
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Churchnet Elects New Leaders

September 19, 2016
[caption id="attachment_1968" align="alignleft" width="193"] Dr. Brian Ford[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1509" align="alignright" width="192"] Dr. Brian Kaylor[/caption] The Churchnet Board of Directors elected new leaders
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Churchnet Elects New Officers

April 22, 2016
(photo: Churchnet Executive Director Jim Hill, Rev. Samuel Tolbert, and new Churchnet President Forestal Lawton.)
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Churchnet Encourages Churches to Help Victims of Sexual Abuse

April 9, 2016
Sexual abuse is a much more serious problem in our society and in our churches that we often realize.  Research
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Search Begins for Associate Executive Director

March 25, 2016
New Position Available Request for Resumes & Recommendations Churchnet is a Baptist network serving churches primarily in Missouri and a ministry of
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Latest Guatemala Training Conference Successful

August 17, 2015
by Brian Kaylor, Generational Engagement Team Leader Two Missourians recently returned from Guatemala after leading the latest round of training sessions
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Churches Should ‘Like’ the #

July 17, 2015
by Brian Kaylor Technological shifts often spark new industries, trends and lifestyles. But they can also put other people out of
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Baptists Without Borders

August 14, 2014
by Brian Kaylor Standing before the immigration desk in a foreign nation - especially one where English is not the primary
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Global Baptists Gather in Turkey

July 31, 2014
by Jim Hill A few weeks ago I had the privilege of representing Churchnet at the Annual Gathering of the Baptist
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Churchnet has Resources for Victims of Church-Related Sexual Abuse

June 19, 2014
Churchnet is seeking to reach out to persons who have been victims of sexual abuse at church. Utilizing a recently
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Wilson-Hartgrove Speaks on Finding Hope in the Depths

May 8, 2014
by Brian Kaylor (photo by Bill Webb/Word&Way) Speaker and author Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove brought the keynote message at Churchnet’s 2014 Annual Gathering. He
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Potts Describes Heart for Missions

May 8, 2014
by Brian Kaylor (photo by Bill Webb/Word&Way) Donna Potts gave her first president’s address at Churchnet’s 2014 Annual Gathering. Elected last year
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Cain Offers Hopeful Bible Study

May 8, 2014
by Brian Kaylor (photo by Bill Webb/Word&Way) Jerry Cain, who recently retired as president of Judson University in Illinois, led two Bible
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Share Hope Because He Lives

April 24, 2014
by Jim Hill It seems like we had a long, cold winter, and that makes the coming of spring even more
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Churchnet at FutureBaptists

March 13, 2014
by Brian Kaylor Last week in Philadelphia, about 90 Baptists from across North America gathered to celebrate past Baptist collaboration and
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Sharing Hope Every Day

February 13, 2014
by Jim Hill This year Churchnet will begin our fifth year in a five-year emphasis on Share Hope. Our Share Hope
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Faith Voices for Jefferson City

January 30, 2014
by Brian Kaylor As cold winds filled the air in Jefferson City on January 23, more than 300 people crammed into
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The Jesus Way

January 16, 2014
by Jim Hill Charles Sheldon wrote a book in 1896 entitled In His Steps. It was subtitled What Would Jesus Do?
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Celebrating 200 Years of American Baptist International Missions

September 26, 2013
by Brian Kaylor The future of God’s work among Baptists might lie in understanding a journey to Burma 200 years ago.
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