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  • Crossover’s impact reaches beyond one week’s efforts

    April 23 2015 by Tobin Perry, NAMB | with 0 comments
    Crossover’s impact reaches beyond one week’s efforts

    Crossover is held each year in the host city of the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting. A partnership between the North American Mission Board and the local Southern Baptist association, the outreach includes churches throughout the host city as well as volunteers from churches throughout North America.

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  • Ground Zero cross can stay at 9/11 museum

    July 30 2014 by Sarah Pulliam Bailey, Religion News Service | with 0 comments
    Ground Zero cross can stay at 9/11 museum

    A cross-shaped beam from the wreckage of the World Trade Center can remain on display in the National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum at Ground Zero, a three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled, dismissing a lawsuit brought by atheists.

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  • SEBTS encounters the power of God in Baltimore

    July 1 2014 by SEBTS Communications | with 0 comments
    SEBTS encounters the power of God in Baltimore

    Approximately 130 students and four professors from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary attended this year’s Crossover mission trip in Baltimore, the largest group from one seminary in the event’s 26-year history.

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  • Changed lives for Christ mark Crossover 2014

    June 10 2014 by Adam Miller, Tobin Perry and Joe Conway, NAMB/Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Changed lives for Christ mark Crossover 2014

    36 Baltimore-area Baptist churches joined arms with nearly 2,000 volunteers from 18 states and Canada to serve the Baltimore community and share Christ with its residents during Crossover. The event preceded the beginning of the 2014 Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting taking place June 10-11.

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  • Crossover participants seek power in prayer

    May 20 2014 by SEBTS Communications | with 0 comments
    Crossover participants seek power in prayer

    More than 130 students and four faculty members from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary are preparing to go serve the city of Baltimore. Crossover Baltimore is a weeklong mission (June 1-7) of intense personal witnessing in Baltimore, Md., the week prior to the Southern Baptist Convention meeting June 10-11.

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  • Lives transformed by Christ through Crossover

    May 12 2014 by Rebecca Wolford, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Lives transformed by Christ through Crossover

    For the past 25 years, Southern Baptists have begun each annual meeting by celebrating hundreds – sometimes thousands – of new souls won for Christ. This celebration is the result of Crossover, the evangelistic outreach initiative preceding the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention.

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  • Crossover Baltimore to bring hope through partnerships

    March 12 2014 by Sara Shelton, NAMB/Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Crossover Baltimore to bring hope through partnerships

    Partnership has been a key piece of the preparation for Crossover Baltimore, and Bob Mackey believes it will be an essential piece of the day itself. The Baltimore Baptist Association has been working closely with the North American Mission Board as well as state conventions and associations to pray and prepare for Crossover Baltimore.

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  • '1Cross' app spreads gospel via multiple-language testimonies

    August 29 2013 by Jerry Pierce, Southern Baptist TEXAN, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    '1Cross' app spreads gospel via multiple-language testimonies

    God brought it all together that day in the pickup. Nathan Lorick was driving back to Malakoff, Texas, wondering how in the world he could do the job if the Lord called him to it, yet he was flat-out stoked by the bigger-than-Texas-sized challenge of it all.

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  • Crossover Baltimore moves into prayer & vision-casting stage

    July 18 2013 by Shannon Baker, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Crossover Baltimore moves into prayer & vision-casting stage

    More than 20 churches from the Baltimore Baptist Association already are involved in casting a vision for next year’s Crossover.

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  • New births emerge from Crossover witness

    June 11 2013 by Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    New births emerge from Crossover witness

    As Southern Baptists gather in Houston to conduct the business of the convention, the power of believers working together to intentionally share the gospel is being felt in the SBC host city, with nearly 400 new believers recording faith decisions.

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  • Crossover: ‘a visible example of God’s love’

    June 10 2013 by Tobin Perry & Sara Shelton, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Crossover: ‘a visible example of God’s love’

    A sun-soaked day broke over Houston Saturday (June 8) as thousands of volunteers scoured the city hosting block parties, renovating schools and homes, and sharing the gospel. It was all part of Crossover, the intentional evangelistic outreach in the host city of the Southern Baptist Convention’s (SBC) annual meeting. The day also served as a celebration point for Loving Houston, a community transformation movement headed by the Union Baptist Association.

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  • Controversial ‘Mojave Cross’ to return to Calif. Desert

    November 8 2012 by Adelle M. Banks, Religion News Service | with 0 comments
    Controversial ‘Mojave Cross’ to return to Calif. Desert

    It’s been debated for more than a decade, covered with a wooden box and stolen. But on Veterans Day, a controversial war memorial cross will be re-erected and rededicated on a rock in California’s Mojave National Preserve.

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  • Bourbon Street sex industry is ministry’s focus

    July 11 2012 by Marilyn Stewart, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Bourbon Street sex industry is ministry’s focus

    New Orleans’ Bourbon Street is awash nightly in neon light and lewd images. Some in the crowd disappear into the strip clubs that line the street. Others come only to gawk. One Crossover team prior to this year’s Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting – all women – came to pray.

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  • N.C. Baptists help impact Hispanic outreach during Crossover

    June 26 2012 by Melissa Lilley, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    N.C. Baptists help impact Hispanic outreach during Crossover

    Since April, Guillermo Soriano has been praying and thinking about Crossover 2012 in New Orleans. Crossover, an evangelistic emphasis held each year prior to the Southern Baptist Convention meeting, is coordinated by local churches, associations and the North American Mission Board.

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  • Church plants benefit from Crossover 2012

    June 25 2012 by Mickey Noah & Tobin Perry, Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    Edith Sampson Park near the Desire Housing Project buzzed with activity June 16 as kids from the surrounding neighborhood played on a giant slip-n-slide and munched on hot dogs. The event was one of 38 block parties hosted by Southern Baptist churches around metro New Orleans during Crossover 2012.

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