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  • Dripping Springs primed to reach sprawling Austin

    July 17 2018 by Erin Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Dripping Springs primed to reach sprawling Austin

    First Baptist Church in Dripping Springs was about 20 miles from Austin when it was founded in 1875 in a community of about 200 people. But Austin’s vast growth has reached Dripping Springs, and the church is positioned to reach the 35,000 living there now.

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  • Digital prayer map to help churches engage internationals

    April 18 2016 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    Digital prayer map to help churches engage internationals

    Chuck Register announced the release of a new, interactive, online map to help churches pray for international people groups in North Carolina. The April 8 announcement came as part of Register’s Peoples Next Door NC report to the Executive Committee of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina.

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  • August event focuses on reaching the nations in U.S.

    April 18 2016 by K. Allan Blume, BR Editor | with 0 comments
    August event focuses on reaching the nations in U.S.

    Reaching the Nations is designed to heighten the awareness and focus of Southern Baptists upon diaspora missions. Church leaders will be equipped with practical tools for engaging immigrants, refugees and international students. “If people are interested in reaching diaspora people groups, this should be the one conference they attend this year,” Terry Sharp said. 

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  • Immigrant couple finds friendship, ministry

    November 20 2015 by Erich Bridges, IMB | with 0 comments
    Immigrant couple finds friendship, ministry

    Christians are a minority among Indians in Richmond. Most are Hindus; some are Muslims and Sikhs. The Indian believers of Grace and “In His Grip” see it as their mission to reach those who need to know that Jesus is Lord.

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  • Bosnian immigrant finds more than American dream

    July 13 2015 by Karen Pearce, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Bosnian immigrant finds more than American dream

    Although being Baptist is a common thing in Jasmine’s current home state of Louisiana, it is quite unusual in her home country. She grew up in Bosnia where Islam, Orthodoxy and Catholicism vie for prominence. She was born into a Muslim family – her grandfather was an imam.

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  • Reaching the nations by reaching North Carolina

    May 5 2015 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Reaching the nations by reaching North Carolina

    North Carolina has the largest and fastest-growing immigrant population in the United States, and several other southern states also rank among the national leaders. The Baptist State Convention of North Carolina recently hosted the People Groups Discovery and Engagement Workshop to train N.C. Baptists how to ...

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  • ERLC: Child immigrants need different status

    July 29 2013 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    People brought into the United States illegally as children should not be treated in the same way as undocumented immigrants who entered as adults, a Southern Baptist public policy specialist told members of Congress.

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  • Immigrant-rich, multicultural London is ideal missions ground

    July 27 2012 by Elaine Gaston, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Immigrant-rich, multicultural London is ideal missions ground

    For more than 200 years, London has been a repository for some of the globe’s most remarkable cultural treasures. In an hour’s stroll through the British Museum, a visitor can view Greek statues from the Parthenon; colossal stone-winged lions from an Assyrian palace; the Rosetta Stone, the world’s key to unlocking the language of the pharaohs; and a plethora of other incomparable, priceless treasures.

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