How can my Church Participate?
A group of churches that desires to host the Great Commission Project Team should contact the College Relations Department of Clear Creek Baptist Bible College. Under a Director of missions or pastor, a group of churches will then set up a weekend that the Great Commission Team will come to serve the association. The Great Commission Team will then preach, teach, or sing at the churches involved.
What is my Church obligated to do?
On Saturday afternoon the pastor or participating church representative meets and picks up the student at a prearranged location. Each hosting church must provide
- Saturday night lodging
- Sunday breakfast
- Host the student at church
- Sunday Lunch
- Return student to the drop off location for their trip back to Pineville
Should an offering be taken?
Gifts are optional and not required. If any gift is five they should be designated to Clear Creek Baptist Bible College. All gifts will be combined and divided equally among the group.
For more info
For more information or to sign up for a Great Commission Project, contact the College Relations Department
|Phone Number||(606) 337-3196|
GCP Scholarship & Stipend
- $250 scholarship per semester
- Stipend will be paid each trip*
Conditions for Acceptance
- Maintain an acceptable Academic Standing
- Submit all items in the GCP Checklist
- Commit to attend all the GCP scheduled weekends
Checklist for Application Process
- Introduction to the Great Commission Project
- Great Commission Project Orientation
- Written personal testimony
- Written Gospel presentation
- Written Endorsement from your pastor
- Digital recording of a sermon/song statement of your commitment
Hannah Baumgarten is a freshman from Eastview, Kentucky. She accepted Christ at 13 years old at summer camp. She felt a heavy conviction from the Lord one evening and the next morning she found a counselor who guided her to Christ. Hannah studies missions and wants to go wherever God leads her. Hannah enjoys the deep study of the Bible in her classes and is excited to continue learning about God and how He works through His word. Hannah’s role on the team is sharing the gospel through singing.
Ryan Chapman is from Kodak, Tennessee and he’s a sophomore at Clear Creek. This is his third semester as part of the team. Ryan accepted Christ at a revival service at his church in 2005. He’s is called to ministry and is studying to be a pastor. Ryan excels in his studies, particularly in Greek, and he serves as a resident advisor for the male single students. His role on the team will be preaching. Ryan is excited and thankful for the opportunity to preach the gospel as part of the team and to fellowship with the team as well as with the churches he will preach at.
Taylor Haley is a junior from Tullahoma, Tennessee. He came to Christ at an “Acquire the Fire” conference when he was in youth group. Taylor felt the call to ministry in January of 2015 and his pastor helped him find Clear Creek. He’s called to preach and is focusing on homiletic and pastoral ministries. Taylor is excited to share the gospel and serve the church along with his wife Tabitha, who will also travel with the team. Taylor and Tabitha have been married two years and enjoy serving the Lord together.
Kaymon Noble is a sophomore from Fort Wayne, Indiana. He accepted Christ in 2012 after growing up in church and realizing his need for the Lord in eighth grade. He came to Clear Creek after learning about it through close friends who started attending the school. Kaymon is called to preach and he will do so as his role on the team. Kaymon is excited to share the gospel and meet new people as well as grow closer to the other students on the team.
Christine Potter is a freshman legacy student; her parents were both students at Clear Creek and they graduated in 2001. Hailing from North Carolina, Christine felt a call to missions in 2015 and chose her parents’ alma mater to prepare for that calling. She came to Christ as a child after a GA meeting at her church. After the meeting, she talked with her father, who led her to the Lord. Christine will sing as her role on the team and she’s excited to share the love of God with others through this talent.
Cody Simpkins, a Harrison, Ohio native, is a junior at Clear Creek and he’s ready for his third semester on the team. He came to Christ in 11th grade at his home church. Cody works with local First Priority as a campus coach for middle and high school students, which pairs well with his call to youth ministry. Cody will preach as well as serving as a driver for the team. He’s excited to grow with the students on the team this year as they travel together to share God’s word in the surrounding areas.
Jared Styles is a sophomore from Gallatin, TN. He accepted Christ in 2015 after growing up in church and fully realizing the message of the gospel at the age of 25. The next year he professed a call to ministry at a Bible conference at his church. Jared’s pastor recommended Clear Creek to him and after a visit, Jared moved to the school with his wife, Heidy, in January of 2017 and started classes as well as a job in the Distance Education department. This is Jared’s second semester as part of the team.