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  • Ebola fears persist, yet churches keep reaching

    January 8 2015 by Paige Ryder, International Mission Board | with 0 comments
    Ebola fears persist, yet churches keep reaching

    Ebola has struck fear in many Americans considering mission trips to the continent of Africa within the last few months. Many churches are cancelling trips, even to countries not affected by the disease, Southern Baptist mission workers report. Only a few congregations continue to push forward with sharing the gospel there.

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  • ‘Ebola fighters’: TIME’s Person of the Year

    December 11 2014 by Baptist Press staff | with 0 comments
    ‘Ebola fighters’: TIME’s Person of the Year

    “The Ebola Fighters,” many of whom were motivated by their Christian faith to risk their lives in battling the deadly disease in West Africa, have been named TIME’s “Person of the Year,” the magazine announced Dec. 10. Kent Brantly was one of several medical workers featured on a TIME Magazine cover…

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  • Ebola kills 6 in Baptist woman’s family

    October 6 2014 by Diana Chandler, BGR/Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Ebola kills 6 in Baptist woman’s family

    A Southern Baptist who emigrated from Liberia has lost six family members to the West African Ebola outbreak, she told Baptist Press. Medication, food and prayer, she says, are most needed to stem the epidemic. She encouraged Southern Baptists to pray and fast for the control of the virus.

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  • Christian worker shares report on ‘invisible war’ with Ebola

    August 4 2014 by Charles Braddix, IMB/Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Christian worker shares report on ‘invisible war’ with Ebola

    While the International Mission Board has issued a statement indicating all its personnel in Ebola-stricken West Africa are safe, a Christian worker on the ground released a first-person account of her thoughts on “the invisible war” with the deadly Ebola virus.

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