Prairie Pastors Conference
Leading Across Generations

Jolene Erlacher will speak at the Prairie Pastors Conference, Apr. 16-18, in Omaha, Neb. Jolene worked for eight years at North Central University, specializing in leadership training, student development and personnel management. She identified the need for building awareness of generational differences as young leaders entered the workplace, especially in ministry contexts. Her book, Millennials in Ministry (Judson Press) documents her findings. The cost for this conference has been covered by a Palmer Grant from the American Baptist Foundation. Register online,

In The News

New Resources for ABMen
(ABMenUSA, Feb., 2018)
Rev. Stephen Wisthoff, ABMen USA Pastor Counselor, has provided new resources for preparation of the ABMen National Prayer Breakfast, ABMen Laity Sunday and for men's gatherings and special meetings. Read More

A Word From the General Secretary
(ABC/USA, Feb., 2018)
How might we as a Christian movement, made up of local churches and individual disciples of Christ, live out Jesus’ command to love our neighbors? Read More

Executive Minister Search
(January, 2018)
If interested in the position of Executive Minister of the American Baptist Churches of the Central Region, send your resume and a completed questionnaire by Mar. 7, 2018, to Rev. Franklin Ruff at
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Interim Executive Minister
(Central Region Life, Jan., 2018)
Dr. Joe Kutter becomes Interim Executive Minister. Read More


Perspective - Video
by Dr. Joe Kutter

Annual Report Form
Passionary Contents
Affordable Care Act
Health Care Tax Credit

Pastor Compensation

AB Men & Women
Ministers Council

Region Offering
An offering for the on-going mission and ministry of Central Region. Details

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