News
  • Southern Baptist churches send 31 new missionaries

    June 16 2017 by Julie McGowan, IMB | with 0 comments
    Southern Baptist churches send 31 new missionaries

    As a young girl, as Ashley Sparkman listened to stories of missionaries serving around the world, she told God she would “go” to take the gospel to people who had never heard it. In college, as she studied physical therapy, she began to ask God to expand her horizons to go on mission. ...

    READ MORE
  • SEND conference calls for ‘recalibration’

    May 30 2017 by Liz Tablazon, BR Staff Writer | with 0 comments
    SEND conference calls for ‘recalibration’

    Karen Watson, a missionary who was killed while serving in the Middle East, penned a letter that was only to be read in the event of her death. The letter would later inspire California-based worship leader and artist Hector Gabriel to write the song “Peoples Praise.” Gabriel performed it May 19-20 at the Send Conference.

    READ MORE
  • Zimbabwe leaders accused of starving opponents

    September 15 2016 by Onize Ohikere, WORLD News Service | with 0 comments
    Zimbabwe leaders accused of starving opponents

    Zimbabwe’s Human Rights Commission has accused the ruling party of withholding food aid from opposition supporters amid mass starvation triggered by the country’s worst drought in years. The commission said its investigation confirmed that some opposition supporters in five constituencies could not access the government’s food aid program.

    READ MORE
  • Aponte named as IMB vice president of mobilization

    August 25 2016 by Harper McKay, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Aponte named as IMB vice president of mobilization

    During their August 23-24 board meeting, International Mission Board  trustees announced Edgar Aponte, director of Hispanic leadership development at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, as the IMB’s new vice president of mobilization in late fall. “Edgar Aponte is an incredibly talented man of God,” said Danny Akin.

    READ MORE
  • ‘Insanity of God’ shows faith amid despair

    June 23 2016 by Bob Smietana, Fact & Trends | with 0 comments
    ‘Insanity of God’ shows faith amid despair

    Nik Ripken almost abandoned hope when he first arrived in Somalia 25 years ago. Ripken, then a young International Mission Board missionary, had caught a ride with the Red Cross in a small plane carrying relief supplies across the border between Kenya and its war-ravaged neighbor. What he saw shook him to the core.

    READ MORE
  •  |<  <  1 - 2 - 3 - 4 >  >|
    Displaying results 46-50 (of 50)