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  • Bangkok Baptists embrace international cooperation, ministry

    December 11 2017 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    Bangkok Baptists embrace international cooperation, ministry

    Southern Baptists know how to send missionaries to other nations, but some are learning how to send messengers from other nations. Two representatives from Calvary Baptist Church in Bangkok, Thailand, travelled to the Hawaii Pacific Baptist Convention’s annual meeting, where the assembly voted to adopt the congregation as an affiliated church and seat their delegates.

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  • Pakistani refugees lost everything but Jesus

    September 5 2017 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    Pakistani refugees lost everything but Jesus

    A Pakistani asylum seeker said he is grateful for his family’s safety, even though they have lived in hiding for more than six years. Religious violence forced the family from their country and now, due to an unsuccessful resettlement application to the United Nations, they feel trapped in a foreign land.

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  • Refugee ministry: Finding God in grief

    August 22 2017 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    Refugee ministry: Finding God in grief

    Kim Amihan, a Filipina special education teacher who lives in Thailand, said witnessing the faith of Pakistani Christian refugees as they endure difficulty has taught her unexpected lessons about the Christian life. Amihan moved to Bangkok shortly before Calvary Baptist Church, an international congregation led by Southern Baptist missionaries, launched a refugee ministry.

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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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  • Baptists serve Bangkok’s ‘Little Lahore’

    August 7 2017 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    Baptists serve Bangkok’s ‘Little Lahore’

    “I don’t want to go back,” Naomi* said, her voice thick with emotion. The middle-aged woman wiped away tears with the tail of her headscarf as she recounted how a Muslim group beat her husband near death over an alleged blasphemy charge. Naomi’s youngest two sons sat quietly on the concrete floor. ...

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  • Seminary team reaps eavesdropping harvest

    September 25 2015 by Katie Coleman, SWBTS Communications | with 0 comments
    Seminary team reaps eavesdropping harvest

    A team of 18 Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary students and faculty traveled to Chiang Mai in Southeastern Asia to share the gospel for three weeks in July, during which 26 people came to faith in Christ and one believer reaffirmed his faith. “I knew when the missionaries came to my village ...

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  • Apex church partners with IMB, brings gospel to migrants

    February 16 2015 by Paige Turner & Leah Zamora, IMB | with 0 comments
    Apex church partners with IMB, brings gospel to migrants

    A mission team from Salem Baptist Church in Apex, N.C. spent 30 days in concentrated prayer as they planned to visit the migrants in Thailand and the missionaries that serve them. Kim Powell said she prayed for God to “push back the darkness” during the month leading up to her trip.

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  • 91-year-old in Thailand: ‘God sent me here’

    August 20 2013 by Marie Curtis, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    91-year-old in Thailand: ‘God sent me here’

    Lorena Mayhugh’s small classroom in Bangkok, Thailand, smells of tacos. She is teaching English to her adult students while incorporating Mexican cooking lessons.

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  • 84 new missionaries appointed by IMB

    November 28 2012 by Tess Rivers, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    84 new missionaries appointed by IMB

    A deer meat processor and a doctor. A nanny and a nurse. A soldier and a statistician. These are just a few of the jobs previously held by 84 men and women appointed by International Mission Board (IMB) trustees Nov. 15 at Second Baptist Church in Springfield, Mo.

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  • N.C. couple ministers to South Asian refugees

    July 30 2012 by Susie Rain, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    N.C. couple ministers to South Asian refugees

    The white gunnysack keeps slipping out of my hands. My arms feel like wet noodles in this Bangkok heat and humidity. It feels like I’m carrying 70 pounds of rice, but it’s really just 10 – plus spices, cookies, canned meat and an odd assortment of extras from the “world hunger food closet” at Calvary Baptist Church in Bangkok.

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