One common way to describe the role of Baptist Campus Ministries (BCM) is that it is an arm or extension of the local church body. Across Alabama many local church bodies have been actively involved in partnering with BCMs, working together to equip and strengthen believers while making the gospel known on campuses across the state.
One picture of local church bodies engaged and working in this kind of ministry is Momentum, a monthly worship service at Auburn University sponsored by Auburn’s BCM as well as First Baptist Church, Parkway Baptist Church, Lakeview Baptist Church and Farmville Baptist Church, all in Auburn.
Through lots of planning, brainstorming and developing, Auburn’s campus ministers and local pastors were able to see an idea come to life in September with a worship service they call Momentum, held on campus in one of Auburn’s ballrooms. (continued…)
– Read the full story from The Alabama Baptist at: http://www.thealabamabaptist.org/print-edition-article-detail.php?id_art=35044#sthash.i6gWj5Xd.dpuf