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  • Deaf men stir IMB worker’s heart for their souls

    The imam placed his copy of the Quran carefully on the table and called the men at the memorial service to attention. He opened the book, lifted his hands toward heaven and began to chant in honor of the man who had died. The Deaf men in the room copied the stance but remained silent …

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  • African nation’s Baptists stirred to advance gospel

    In the country that birthed voodoo, Baptists in Benin are working to pray for and support the spread of the gospel in the Sub-Saharan country. It’s a story IMB missionary Barbara Singerman can’t share without tearing up. “They are investing in missions,” she said. “They are expressing a love and appreciation and oneness – participation in the work.

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  • Platt underscores Lottie Moon’s urgency for the gospel

    This year’s Southern Baptist Convention marked the 100th anniversary of the naming of the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering, International Mission Board President David Platt told more than 1,100 Southern Baptists at the IMB dinner June 11 at the SBC annual meeting in Dallas. Lottie Moon was a single female missionary who served with the Foreign …

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  • IMB Sending Celebration adds 47 new missionaries

    June 15 2018 by Julie McGowan, IMB | with 0 comments
    IMB Sending Celebration adds 47 new missionaries

    International Mission Board trustees approved the appointment of 47 new missionaries sent by Southern Baptist churches to take the gospel to the nations during their June 10-11 meeting in Dallas. The new missionaries were part of a Sending Celebration June 12 during the evening session of the SBC annual meeting at the Kay Bailey Hutchison …

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  • Lottie Moon gifts $5M ahead of last year

    June 11 2018 by Julie McGowan, International Mission Board | with 0 comments
    Lottie Moon gifts $5M ahead of last year

    Southern Baptists’ contributions to support international missions through the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering are 3.75 percent ahead of the May 2017 offering totals, according to a report by Rodney Freeman, IMB treasurer and vice president of support services. At the end of May, IMB had received $142,683,654 so far for the 2017-2018 campaign, which began …

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  • Top North Carolina Baptist stories of 2017

    December 27 2017 by Biblical Recorder and BSC Staff | with 0 comments
    Top North Carolina Baptist stories of 2017

    Biblical Recorder and convention communications staff have collected briefs of the most significant stories of 2017 related to the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, including a “Resolution Denouncing Racism” adopted at the annual meeting and the celebration of a record year in missions giving.

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  • Platt: How giving in your church resounds God’s glory

    December 1 2016 by David Platt, SBC Life | with 0 comments
    Platt: How giving in your church resounds God’s glory

    If you are reading this article, you are likely a part of one of more than 46,000 churches the International Mission Board partners with to spread the gospel around the world. God’s Word shows us why giving together like that makes sense – and how giving in your church is resounding around the world.

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  • Woman’s Missionary Union highlights missional discipleship

    June 20 2016 by Julie Walters, Woman’s Missionary Union | with 0 comments
    Woman’s Missionary Union highlights missional discipleship

    Wanda S. Lee, executive director of national Woman’s Missionary Union, thanked Southern Baptists for partnering through missions education to equip the next generation of missionaries, an endeavor she described as more critical than ever before in an increasingly postmodern world.

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  • International Mission Board ‘standing strong,’ Platt reports

    June 17 2016 by Julie McGowan, International Mission Board | with 0 comments
    International Mission Board ‘standing strong,’ Platt reports

    For more than 170 years, God has blessed the International Mission Board for the spread of the gospel among the nations – and by God’s grace, 170 years later, it is “standing strong,” International Mission Board President David Platt reported to Southern Baptist Convention messengers.

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  • Lottie Moon Christmas Offering tops record

    June 8 2016 by Julie McGowan, International Mission Board | with 0 comments
    Lottie Moon Christmas Offering tops record

    In a year when International Mission Board and Woman’s Missionary Union leaders expressed a compelling drive to fulfill the Great Commission, Southern Baptists responded to the charge with resounding support through the 2015 Lottie Moon Christmas Offering for International Missions.

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  • Our Lottie Moon story

    March 24 2016 by BR staff | with 0 comments
    Our Lottie Moon story

    The Biblical Recorder is sharing some of the stories about the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering from churches across the state. The money raised goes to support the International Mission Board and its missionaries around the globe. This list represents the five churches that have members on the IMB Board of Trustees.

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  • Our Lottie Moon story

    February 9 2016 by BR staff | with 1 comments
    Our Lottie Moon story

    The Biblical Recorder is sharing some of the stories about the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering from churches across the state. The money raised goes to support the International Mission Board and its missionaries around the globe. See what four N.C. churches have to say.

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  • Small Texas churches have big hearts for missions

    December 11 2015 by Southern Baptist TEXAN staff | with 0 comments
    Small Texas churches have big hearts for missions

    When it comes to missions giving, generous support of international missions comes in all sizes. First Baptist Church of Swan is a small congregation with an average ACP reported attendance of 38. For the last three years, the church set an ambitious goal of giving $10,000 for the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering for International Missions.

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  • IMB notes ways to support returning missionaries

    December 2 2015 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    IMB notes ways to support returning missionaries

    With the International Mission Board expecting at least 600 missionaries to leave their positions in the coming months, the board has published a list of ways individuals and churches can support field personnel returning to the U.S. According to a Q&A posted on the IMB website and updated Nov. 18, at least 600 ...

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  • Grateful couple in Nepal aid global missions

    When Nepali believers Amit and Kiran Thapa* saw that Christian workers were willing to invest their lives in helping to disciple and equip them as well as their church and other believers, they wanted to express their gratitude. The Thapas made a financial donation in honor of those missionaries to International Mission Board.

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