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  • 91-year-old longs for next mission trip

    August 19 2014 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    91-year-old longs for next mission trip

    Dorothy Lockett’s first mission trip was to Kenya at age 83. She joined fellow members of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Herndon, Va., on a weeklong trip to Nairobi. She would like to take a second mission trip to Kenya, but at 91, her daughter won’t allow it.

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  • Southeastern serves university students in Taiwan

    July 18 2014 by SEBTS Communications | with 0 comments
    Southeastern serves university students in Taiwan

    Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary professors Walter Strickland, special advisor to the president for diversity and instructor of theology, and Benjamin Quinn, instructor of theology and history of ideas, led five Southeastern students on a weeklong mission trip to Taipei, Taiwan.

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  • Ethnic congregations up 66% for Southern Baptists

    January 24 2013 by Tobin Perry, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Ethnic congregations up 66% for Southern Baptists

    The number of non-Anglo congregations in the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) has jumped by more than 66 percent since 1998, according to the North American Mission Board’s (NAMB) Center for Missional Research.

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  • ‘Faithful’ retired missions professor remembered

    January 3 2013 by Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    Justice Anderson, a Southern Baptist missionary in Argentina for 17 years who later founded Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary’s World Missions Center, died Dec. 29. He was 83. Anderson and his wife Mary Ann were Southern Baptist missionaries to Argentina from 1959-74.

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  • N.C. Baptists minister in Cuba during Hurricane Ike

    September 11 2008 by Steve DeVane, BR Managing Editor | with 0 comments

    A mission team from First Baptist Church in Charlotte weathered Hurricane Ike in Cuba when the storm hit the island nation Sept. 8. The eight team members were in Santiago in southeast Cuba, about 75 to 100 miles away from the hardest hit areas, said Truett Taylor, who was on the trip.

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