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  • Allen Schmidt, first Canadian convention exec, dies

    October 5 2016 by Art Toalston, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Allen Schmidt, first Canadian convention exec, dies

    Allen Schmidt, founding executive director of the Canadian National Baptist Convention, died Sept. 25 in Salmon Arm, British Columbia. He was 83. A native of Barriere, British Columbia, Schmidt led the convention from its founding in 1985 as the Canadian Southern Baptist Convention until his retirement in 1998.

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  • Listening can spark witnessing, NW Baptists told

    May 31 2016 by Sheila Allen, Northwest Baptist Witness | with 0 comments
    Listening can spark witnessing, NW Baptists told

    “Start by looking for things to talk about with a stranger, including their book or an interesting piece of clothing or jewelry – and catch people’s eyes so they will talk to you,” Margaret Slusher said in the one-day “story witnessing” workshops sponsored by the Northwest Baptist Convention.

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  • Northwest Baptist Convention adds pastor search resource

    April 14 2016 by Cameron Crabtree, Northwest Baptist Witness | with 0 comments
    Northwest Baptist Convention adds pastor search resource

    The Northwest Baptist Convention (NWBC) has developed a new resource to help churches find a pastor when vacancies occur. Clint Ashley, a special consultant for church leadership with the convention, developed the resource with input from Randy Adams and Joe Flegal, NWBC evangelism and church health director.

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  • Northwest convention welcomes 16 churches

    December 10 2015 by Cameron Crabtree, Northwest Baptist Convention | with 0 comments
    Northwest convention welcomes 16 churches

    Sharing the gospel message “from neighborhoods to nations” took center stage as Northwest Baptist Convention messengers convened Nov. 10-11 for their annual meeting in Portland, highlighting the motive for adopting a $5,267,000 budget for the convention’s 2016 mission efforts.

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