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  • 2nd-gen pastors explore cross-cultural ministry

    June 26 2018 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    2nd-gen pastors explore cross-cultural ministry

    Struggles and opportunities unique to second-generation Americans pastoring beyond their cultural heritage are a new focus of the 2nd Generation Asian-American Fellowship. The Southern Baptist fellowship drew about 20 pastors to a noon panel discussion June 12 in Dallas, kicking off a mentoring initiative to help second – and even third – generation pastors successfully navigate cross …

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  • Church leverages Boomers for Kingdom impact

    March 30 2016 by Stephanie Heading, Southern Baptist TEXAN | with 0 comments
    Church leverages Boomers for Kingdom impact

    In 2014, the last of the Baby Boomers – those born between 1946 and 1964 – crossed the threshold into their 50s; and whether they liked it or not, they received their first invitation to join AARP and entered the ranks of “senior adults.” Aging Boomers present new challenges for churches ...

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  • Missions call turns ‘personal’ for GenSender

    January 5 2016 by Kathy Chapman Sharp, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Missions call turns ‘personal’ for GenSender

    Generation Send is an opportunity offered through the North American Mission Board that allowed Brittany Thompson Ferris to spend a semester recruiting and training a team of nine students from Midwestern State University in Witchita Falls, Texas, and other surrounding schools to spend the summer of 2014 in Salt Lake City.

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  • GenSender intersects with world in NYC

    March 6 2015 by Jim Burton, NAMB | with 0 comments
    GenSender intersects with world in NYC

    Generation Send is NAMB’s collegiate summer missions initiative tied to the Send North America church planting effort. The assignment last summer for Austin Coleman and the 10 fellow students he recruited, was to walk the streets of District 2 in Brooklyn, a New York City borough, and connect with every person possible.

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  • Evangelism Conference: ‘Effective disciple-making’

    The State Evangelism Conference on Feb. 24 was aligned with the Baptist State Convention’s five-year strategy, “Impacting Lostness through Disciple-Making.” Speakers Bruce Ashford, Steve Corts, Derwin Gray and James Emery White addressed the identity of a disciple of Jesus, the quality and passion of a disciple and the love a disciple is to have.

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  • Young adults gain ministry vision through internships

    October 16 2013 by Sara Shelton, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Young adults gain ministry vision through internships

    Generation Send is a 10-week internship to immerse young adults in ministry, missions and church planting in an urban context. The program offers opportunities to develop as ministry leaders and missionaries through hands-on, practical knowledge of the reality of missions and church planting.

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  • Next Generation students prepare to be mission leaders

    July 22 2013 by Melissa Lilley, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Next Generation students prepare to be mission leaders

    Although Hicksville, N.Y., is no longer the last stop on the Long Island Rail Road, a distinction it held for several years after the rail station was built in 1837, this hamlet of Nassau County remains a hub of activity.

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