More than 1,600 students, young adults and church leaders gathered Saturday, March 5 at Immanuel Baptist Church (IBC) in Little Rock for the 2022 Lead > Defend apologetics conference which is a Cooperative Program ministry of the Arkansas Baptist State Convention (ABSC). That number included middle/junior high students who attended Lead > Defend:Foundations.
Building an evangelistic culture is no small feat for any church or organization.
God has opened my eyes to the international students all around me.
Brasel said his team of BCM students and volunteers from the school and surrounding area churches hand out goody bags. Even Brasel’s grandson gets in on the distribution.
The college campus is an explosion of character, culture, education, ideology, religion, lifestyle, and worldview.
If it’s true that the big attracts and the small keeps, our ministries must be good at doing it big and making it feel small.
Being the Collegiate Church Mobilizer for the Metro New York Baptist Association involves helping churches reach over 80 college campuses with over one million students in a city with over eight million people.