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  • Bay area’s big need for new churches

    February 8 2016 by Tobin Perry, NAMB | with 0 comments
    Bay area’s big need for new churches

    Only 7 percent of metro San Francisco residents affiliate with an evangelical church – one of the lowest percentages of all of North America’s large cities. Through Send North America: San Francisco, Southern Baptists have been working together the last few years to impact the spiritual destiny of the area by starting new churches.

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  • Send Conf. moves to next steps

    August 7 2015 by Joe Conway, NAMB | with 0 comments
    Send Conf. moves to next steps

    As 13,607 attendees of the 2015 Send North America Conference returned to their everyday lives, leaders of the event said the real long term impact will be measured in the next steps participants take to live out their faith daily. The participants were encouraged to ...

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  • Everyday missionaries urged to proclaim Jesus

    August 6 2015 by Joe Conway and Anne Harman, NAMB/IMB | with 0 comments
    Everyday missionaries urged to proclaim Jesus

    David Platt, president of the International Mission Board, was the final keynote speaker for the event that drew more than 13,600 to the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. Kevin Ezell, North American Mission Board president, introduced Platt for the final address by bringing Platt’s 9-year-old son, Caleb, on stage.

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  • Bush, Rubio address Southern Baptists

    August 6 2015 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Bush, Rubio address Southern Baptists

    Southern Baptists heard from two presidential candidates and considered how the gospel applies to politics in back-to-back events Aug. 4 and 5 in Nashville. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida – both bidding for the Republican Party presidential nomination – answered questions Aug. 4 ...

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  • ‘What if?’ asked at Send North America Luncheon

    June 17 2015 by Joe Conway, NAMB | with 0 comments
    ‘What if?’ asked at Send North America Luncheon

    More than 2,600 guests joined hosts Kevin Ezell and David Platt to hear the men discuss the future of missions in the SBC at the Send North America Luncheon during the Pastors’ Conference at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, host to the annual meeting of the SBC.

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  • Family takes 'insane' step to plant church

    March 23 2015 by Tobin Perry, NAMB | with 0 comments
    Family takes 'insane' step to plant church

    The Burgess family’s journey to Denver began when Ben Mandrell spent five months at First Baptist Church of Orlando, Fla., which is serving as Storyline Fellowship’s sending church. Mandrell spent much of his time at the church urging members to consider whether God might be leading them to join his church planting effort.

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  • SEND tour calls ‘ordinary people’ to radical mission

    March 20 2015 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    SEND tour calls ‘ordinary people’ to radical mission

    “Do not underestimate for a second what God can do in and through your life,” said David Platt, keynote speaker of the SEND North America Experience Tour. The tour kicked off September 2014 and runs until mid-April 2015 at 29 sites scattered across the U.S., including one in Vancouver, B.C.

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  • NAMB, IMB to partner on Send North America Conf.

    January 28 2015 by Joe Conway, NAMB/Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    NAMB, IMB to partner on Send North America Conf.

    North American Mission Board (NAMB) President Kevin Ezell has announced that the International Mission Board is partnering with NAMB to make the Send North America Conference fully comprehensive in missions scope. The conference holds promise to be one of the largest missions gatherings in North American history. Paid registration has already surpassed 7,300.

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  • Boston kicks off Send North America Experience tour

    September 15 2014 by Joe Conway, NAMB/Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Boston kicks off Send North America Experience tour

    The fall tour of the North American Mission Board’s Send North America Experience debuted Sept. 8 at Tremont Temple Baptist Church. More than 1,100 attenders lined up around the block passing the final resting place of Paul Revere and dozens of other patriot’s headstones.

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  • Send North America vision shared with pastors

    April 15 2014 by Tobin Perry, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Send North America vision shared with pastors

    The Send North America gathering in Nashville both introduced church leaders to the North American Mission Board’s Send North America strategy and cast a vision for the Send North America Conference, to be held next year at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Aug. 3-4.

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  • Ethnic church plants arise in Philadelphia

    January 11 2012 by Mickey Noah, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Ethnic church plants arise in Philadelphia

    Philadelphia, the nation’s temporary capital in the 1790s while Washington, D.C., was being built, drips with American history. Tree-lined streets downtown lead tourists past Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell Museum, Betsy Ross’ home and the grave of one of Philadelphia’s most famous sons, Benjamin Franklin.

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  • Bivocational pastors needed for church planting

    November 29 2011 by Mickey Noah | with 0 comments
    Bivocational pastors needed for church planting

    ALPHARETTA, Ga. (BP) – If the North American Mission Board’s Send North America evangelistic church planting initiative is to succeed, it must include thousands of bivocational pastors who are willing to plant churches.

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