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  • In NYC, trustees deepen their church planting vision

    October 11 2018 by Brandon Elrod, NAMB | with 0 comments
    In NYC, trustees deepen their church planting vision

    As the No. 7 New York City subway line rises from underground in Queens, N.Y., passengers then find themselves riding above one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the world. In the school system alone, 176 languages are spoken among an estimated 800 languages spoken in Queens.

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  • Mountaineering family weathers Nepal challenge

    December 5 2017 by IMB staff | with 0 comments
    Mountaineering family weathers Nepal challenge

    Radford Bagby* has long heard mountaineering referred to as a “selfish” sport – it can be risky and expensive, and climbers tend to like to keep to themselves. But Radford found the more he got into it, the more God put a passion for other people on his heart.

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  • Crackdown on Christians in Nepal hits snag

    December 8 2016 by Morning Star News staff | with 0 comments
    Crackdown on Christians in Nepal hits snag

    A court in Nepal Dec. 6 acquitted eight Christians accused of attempting to convert children by means of a comic book, according to advocacy group Christian Solidarity Worldwide. The seven men and one woman were arrested as part of a crackdown on Christian activities in the fledgling democracy.

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  • 8 Nepalese Christians arrested for proselytizing

    July 28 2016 by Julia A. Seymour, WORLD News Service | with 0 comments
    8 Nepalese Christians arrested for proselytizing

    Eight Nepali Christians arrested in June could soon be tried for trying to proselytize children. The Christians were working in Dolahka District, a part of the nation hard hit by the 2015 earthquakes. Authorities arrested them for distributing religious literature to children in an attempt to convert, a violation of the anti-conversion statute.

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  • In Nepal, fuel crisis hinders quake recovery

    November 11 2015 by Caroline Anderson, Baptist Global Response | with 0 comments
    In Nepal, fuel crisis hinders quake recovery

    A new, man-made disaster is complicating efforts to help Nepalis recover from the devastating earthquake that struck the country in April. Ongoing protests over Nepal’s new constitution have shut down the main road between India and Nepal since Sept. 24. The road is the main supply line for fuel and food.

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  • Nepalese Baptist pastor in U.S. aids homeland

    May 18 2015 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Nepalese Baptist pastor in U.S. aids homeland

    As Nepal works to recover from two massive earthquakes within 17 days, a Nepalese Southern Baptist church planter in Buffalo, N.Y. is readying to travel to his homeland to help those in need, including his three sisters left homeless. Southern Baptists can help by praying and fasting for Nepal ...

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  • In Nepal, 4 Colo. pastors aid quake survivors

    May 15 2015 by Karen L. Willoughby, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    In Nepal, 4 Colo. pastors aid quake survivors

    Four Colorado pastors were seven hours into a rugged road trip across rural Nepal April 25 when they got word that an earthquake had struck near Kathmandu. An hour later their 15-passenger van turned around in the rutted road and headed back to serve quake victims for the next eight days.

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  • Nepal hit with second major quake in 17 days

    May 13 2015 by Susie Rain, IMB Connections | with 0 comments
    Nepal hit with second major quake in 17 days

    A new earthquake rattled Nepal May 12, killing at least 36 people and sending thousands more rushing to the streets. The 7.3-magnitude quake came just 17 days after an earthquake killed 8,046 people and destroyed thousands of homes. Tuesday’s tremor set off a series of landslides near Mount Everest.

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  • Leper prays as Nepal earthquake rumbles

    May 8 2015 by Susie Rain, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Leper prays as Nepal earthquake rumbles

    When the earthquake hit in Nepal, Miriam knew that she, a leper with no fingers or legs, could do more good by praying to God for her country’s protection than going outside to safety. Her husband only argued once, then sat on the floor and joined her.

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  • In Nepal, relief supplies reaching quake survivors

    May 7 2015 by Mark Kelly, Baptist Global Response | with 0 comments
    In Nepal, relief supplies reaching quake survivors

    Nepal earthquake survivors have begun receiving relief supplies provided by Southern Baptists. A Baptist Global Response assessment team, meanwhile, has made it to the quake's epicenter and found an architect to help assess homes and buildings so survivors can know whether they are safe.

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  • Nepal church, though tearful, starts singing again

    May 6 2015 by Susie Rain, IMB Connections | with 0 comments
    Nepal church, though tearful, starts singing again

    In the days since Nepal’s 7.8-magnitude earthquake the death toll has risen past 7,500. More than 8 million in Nepal are affected by the massive quake, including at least 2 million who are displaced and millions more in need of food aid. An early estimate lists 130,000 houses destroyed ...

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  • God’s throne not shaken in Nepal, IMB worker says

    April 29 2015 by Marie Curtis, IMB Connections | with 0 comments
    God’s throne not shaken in Nepal, IMB worker says

    As the world watches the escalating devastation in Nepal, more than 40 International Mission Board workers from South Asia gathered April 26-28 at Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas, for a conference encouraging 140 churches to make commitments to reach the nations.

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  • Nepal churches cope with fatal earthquake

    April 27 2015 by Susie Rain, IMB Connecting | with 0 comments
    Nepal churches cope with fatal earthquake

    Nepal experienced a 7.8-magnitude earthquake April 25 that hit near Kathmandu and reached as far as India, Bangladesh and Tibet. It was the strongest in the region in more than 80 years, killing at least 3,800 people and leveling buildings and homes. The death toll is expected to rise ...

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  • Food, tea aid couple’s ministry

    April 17 2014 by Sara O’Hara, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Food, tea aid couple’s ministry

    “America Day” – when the Christian couple invited some Nepalese friends to their home to eat American food – had been a success. Living in Nepal has shown Reece and Justina Dehn the significance of building relationships and showing hospitality to those around them.

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  • Heart languages soar with songs of faith

    March 28 2014 by Caroline Anderson, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Heart languages soar with songs of faith

    High notes of traditional Tibetan songs reveal a heart yearning for God. The almost-forgotten languages find breath in the lyrics that participants jot on notebook paper, and traditional drums pound praise for the Savior. These are moments of the Nepalese to worship Jesus in their own language in a land…

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