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Missions Monday: A New Convert in Colombia

IMB missionaries and Buck Run members, Kenny and Cheryl Morris live in Panama where their ministry is to mobilize three of the indigenous tribes of Panama: the Kuna, the Wounaan, and the Emberá, to take the Gospel to Colombia. All three of these tribes live on both sides of the Panamanian and Colombian borders. While […]

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Pastor Letter: March 27, 2019

When Dr. York became our Senior Pastor in 2003, he shared with the congregation his vision for the church to be a teaching church. There are many ways in which we truly are a teaching church. A key aspect of this is our Pastoral Internship program. While seminaries (like the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in […]

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Missions Monday: Buck Run Continues Relationship with RAM in England

At the beginning of March, pastors Chris Parrish and Scott Riessen went to Birmingham, England to meet with Romanian-American Mission (RAM) pastors Daniel Bara and Daniel Puicar. Buck Run has partnered with RAM since its founding in the 1990’s. Our church’s latest investment in RAM has been through the Romanian congregation in Birmingham, England. When […]

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Pastor Letter: March 20, 2019

Dear Buck Run Family: “I will never become a Christian, but I love to hear you preach about Jesus.” Those words have been spoken to me several times by a dear Muslim friend who regularly attends Buck Run. I learn a lot from listening to him talk about his experience at our church. He feels […]

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Missions Monday: “The Lord Has Me Here”

When Justin Ray came to Buck Run in the fall of 2017 as a Pastoral Intern, he knew he was interested in church planting, but he needed help discerning whether or not God was calling him to plant a church. After a period of prayer and godly counsel, he decided he needed to experience church […]

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Missions Monday: New Partners in South Asia Announced

In our worship service yesterday, it was announced that Buck Run is sending a new missionary couple to South Asia. Jake and Holly have sensed God’s call to move their family to South Asia later this year to give their lives to the advancement of the Kingdom in a very hard to reach place. Jake […]

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Pastor Letter: February 27, 2019

Dear Church Family: I’ve been in the ministry my entire adult life and have been a seminary professor for most of it, yet I am always learning, realizing that I don’t know it all and need to grow constantly. One of those areas in which I have matured is my realization of the widespread problem […]

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Missions Monday: Reach Your One with Single Moms

Who’s your one? We hope you’ve identified the one person you would like to reach with the gospel in 2019, and we want to help you reach that person. Buck Run hosts and supports a wide range of ministries designed to engage lost and broken people, to reach the very people you’re targeting this year. […]

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Missions Monday: Catching Up with the Butlers

Buck Run Church Planters Brett and Patti Butler are currently pursuing kingdom growth by sharing the gospel, making disciples, and starting new, simple churches in homes, coffee shops, and other various locations throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. This process seeks to cooperate with God to see those churches multiplied across neighborhoods, occupations, and ethnic […]

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