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Kentucky couple meets needs as they share "God's Love from a Diaper Bag"

Bessie McPeek, co-director of "God's Love from a Diaper Bag" ministry, speaks at the 2018 Baptist Nursing Fellowship annual meeting. BNF is making plans to sponsor a mission trip for nurses and other volunteers to serve the eastern Kentucky ministry in May 2019. (WMU photo by Pam Henderson)
 
By Trennis Henderson, WMU National Correspondent

Bessie and Lester McPeek are known throughout eastern Kentucky as the Diaper Lady and the Diaper Man. They wouldn’t want it any other way.

CWJC/CMJC Strategist Becky Ellison: "God's Got This"

Becky Ellison photo
Amid battle with cancer, Texas CWJC/CMJC
leader Becky Ellison affirms, “God’s got this”

By Trennis Henderson, WMU National Correspondent

Becky Ellison knows what it means to live one day at a time. Since being diagnosed with cancer in 2010, she said a key question she seeks to live by is: “If I had one more minute and I wanted to live it like God wanted me to live it, what would that look like?”

WorldCrafts Benefits for Baptist Children's Homes

Arkansas Baptist Children's  Home

Churches, individuals invited to partner with WorldCrafts to host benefits for children’s homes and global artisans

 

By Trennis Henderson, WMU National Correspondent

Sept. 13, 2018—What do fair-trade artisans in Africa and at-risk children in Arkansas have in common? Thanks to WorldCrafts’ latest partnership initiative, both groups can benefit directly from the sale of handcrafted items ranging from jewelry and accessories to home décor and Christmas-themed craft items.

Baptist Nursing Fellowship celebrates 35th anniversary

Lori Spikes, BNF Executive Director

BAPTIST NURSING FELLOWSHIP CELEBRATES 35TH ANNIVERSARY, ELECTS FORMER MISSIONARY LORI SPIKES AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

By Trennis Henderson, WMU National Correspondent

Launching a new era of leadership while celebrating 35 years of ministry, Baptist Nursing Fellowship elected Lori Spikes as the organization’s new executive director during BNF’s annual meeting Sept. 7-9 at Shocco Springs Baptist Conference Center.

Christian Women’s Job Corps leader travels from South Africa for training

By Trennis Henderson, WMU National Correspondent

Why travel from South Africa to Alabama to attend a ministry training conference? For Patricia Ihlenfeldt, the answer is straightforward and succinct: “to be encouraged and refocused and reenergized.”

Christian Women’s Job Corps graduate comes full circle as CWJC site coordinator

Margaret Roland, CWJC Site Coordinator

By Trennis Henderson, WMU National Correspondent

When Margaret Roland talks about the life-changing impact that Christian Women’s Job Corps can make, she’s speaking from personal experience.

Henderson to serve as national correspondent for WMU

Trennis and Pam Henderson

Trennis Henderson, vice president for communications at Ouachita Baptist University since 2008, has accepted a new ministry role in partnership with National Woman’s Missionary Union effective Aug. 1.

WMU celebrates Defining Moments

Baptist Press photo by Van Payne

PHOENIX (BP) -- Around 250 Southern Baptists gathered for the opening session of WMU's 2017 Missions Celebration and Annual Meeting on June 11 in Phoenix.

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Heart for orphans stirs panel conversation

Baptist Press photo by Van Payne

PHOENIX (BP) -- Four Southern Baptist national entity leaders shared their insights on adoption and foster care during a panel discussion June 13 at the Southern Baptist Convention Cooperative Program booth at the Phoenix Convention Center.

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WorldCrafts partners with Mully movie ministry movement

(Birmingham, Ala.) – June 21, 2017 – WorldCrafts, the fair-trade division of WMU, is partnering with Mully Children’s Family (MCF) to help share the story of Dr.

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