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  • ‘52 Sundays’ promotes prayer for missionaries

    December 12 2017 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    ‘52 Sundays’ promotes prayer for missionaries

    In his well-known books on prayer, American author E.M. Bounds wrote, “The success of all real missionary effort is dependent on prayer.” Thanks to a free resource called “52 Sundays,” churches have a tool to assist them in praying for missionary endeavors all around the world.

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  • Church imparts a heart for missions to its young

    December 8 2017 by Grace Thornton, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Church imparts a heart for missions to its young

    After Myra Middlebrook’s mother died in 2010, she found some money her mom had tucked away – and she knew exactly what it was. “I knew it was her Lottie Moon Christmas Offering for that year,” Middlebrook said. “She put money away all year for missions. She always had.”

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  • Hope for the forgotten refugee

    December 8 2017 by IMB staff | with 0 comments
    Hope for the forgotten refugee

    Six years ago, one of Seth Peyton’s* good friends paid a high price to escape the violence and famine of his home country. Like hundreds of other North African refugees, he gave his savings to a smuggler who packed him into a standing-room-only truck for a long trip across the desert followed by a dangerous boat ride.

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  • Gospel vision anchors Mexico City team

    December 7 2017 by IMB staff | with 0 comments
    Gospel vision anchors Mexico City team

    From Todd Beel’s house in Mexico City, he can spot planes coming in every five minutes or so. “Each time, that’s another couple hundred people coming in from Europe, multiple cities across Europe, cities across South America, many cities in the United States and Canada,” he points out. ...

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  • Prayers back home boost new Japan church

    December 6 2017 by IMB staff | with 0 comments
    Prayers back home boost new Japan church

    From the minute Tara Jones walked through the door of her new pediatrician’s office, she knew something was going on that was bigger than the fact she had a sick child. Tara and her husband had been praying for God to start a fire in the hearts of the people of Japan, where the couple serves as missionaries.

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  • Ministry among Muslims in Moscow

    December 5 2017 by IMB staff | with 0 comments
    Ministry among Muslims in Moscow

    Argun* is tough. He and his friend Carlos*, a businessman who moved to Russia to share Christ with Muslims, spend many nights at a martial arts club in Moscow. And when they do, Argun doesn’t lose very often. When he first met Carlos, Argun was very closed to the gospel, even hostile. ...

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  • Mountaineering family weathers Nepal challenge

    December 5 2017 by IMB staff | with 0 comments
    Mountaineering family weathers Nepal challenge

    Radford Bagby* has long heard mountaineering referred to as a “selfish” sport – it can be risky and expensive, and climbers tend to like to keep to themselves. But Radford found the more he got into it, the more God put a passion for other people on his heart.

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  • Embrace missions team serves Boston

    November 14 2017 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Embrace missions team serves Boston

    Two years ago, a group of women from North Carolina traveled to Boston to assist church planter Dane Helsing with the launch of Beacon Community Church. Several of those women returned this fall and were amazed to see how God has been at work through the church’s ministry in reaching the community for Christ.

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  • Miracles in Appalachia leave Bill Barker in awe

    November 8 2017 by Tobin Perry, NAMB | with 0 comments
    Miracles in Appalachia leave Bill Barker in awe

    When God first called Bill Barker as a missionary to Appalachia in the spring of 2001, the veteran pastor of more than 30 years – and a native of the region – got down on his knees and prayed. “Lord, what is the message I need to take?” Barker asked God.

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  • Zimbabwe trip seeks to foster racial reconciliation

    November 2 2017 by Myriah Snyder, Western Recorder | with 0 comments
    Zimbabwe trip seeks to foster racial reconciliation

    A group of Kentucky Baptists embarked on a mission trip to Zimbabwe with a twofold focus on biblical training for national pastors and lay leaders, while also exploring and modeling racial reconciliation. Reflecting back on the experience, some of those on the racially-diverse mission team shared how the trip brought healing and strengthened relationships.

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  • ‘Remarkable’ Rutledge collection new to SBC archives

    October 19 2017 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘Remarkable’ Rutledge collection new to SBC archives

    The late award-winning photographer Don Rutledge tried his hand at pastoring but realized his true calling in uniquely displaying God’s creation. Photographs and related items spanning more than 40 years of his ministry and missions comprise a new Southern Baptist archival collection.
     

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  • Platt urges new missionaries to look to Jesus

    September 18 2017 by Dianna L. Cagle,BR Production Editor | with 0 comments
    Platt urges new missionaries to look to Jesus

    “He’s called your name,” David Platt told 51 new missionary appointees. “You are His.” The appointees, along with friends and family and about 950 emeritus missionaries were part of a Sending Celebration at Ridgecrest Conference Center in Black Mountain, N.C. Platt, the International Mission Board’s president, shared from Hebrews 11-12.

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  • City Project sends students to make disciples

    September 5 2017 by Liz Tablazon, BR Staff Writer | with 0 comments
    City Project sends students to make disciples

    Kirsten Ellis, a senior sports management major at High Point University, put her last summer of college on hold for whatever God wanted her to do, but that decision wasn’t easy. When she started attending Mercy Hill Church in Greensboro, her freshman year, Ellis already felt called to spend that summer with City Project.

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  • Marijuana tourism site draws associations’ focus

    August 28 2017 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Marijuana tourism site draws associations’ focus

    A cannabis company’s plan to turn a Southern California town into a marijuana-focused tourism destination has prompted two local Baptist associations to make it a destination for missions too. The cannabis company American Green Inc. announced it is purchasing the entire 80-acre town of Nipton, Calif., along the California-Nevada state line.

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  • Distant churches keep close partnership

    August 21 2017 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    Distant churches keep close partnership

    A volunteer team from Corinth Baptist Church in Elizabeth City, N.C., recently took a short-term mission trip to Thailand as part of a long running partnership with Calvary Baptist Church in Bangkok. Lee Johnson, Corinth’s director of outreach and discipleship, said, “We go to support whatever they’re doing.”

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