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Ukraine relief tops $10 million; five ways Southern Baptists are helping

As stories of tragedy and heartache continue to emerge from the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, Send Relief is grateful for the generosity and commitment of Southern Baptists to help Christian brothers …

3 Steps for Welcoming Kids with Special Needs at VBS

We want to welcome families affected by disabilities, so we take steps to make their kids with special needs comfortable at VBS. Last summer on the final day of VBS, I stood at the …

11 Tips for Supporting a Church Plant

The oldest churches in America have been around for 400-500 years, but these churches started somewhere—just like the church you’re planting. …

A good attitude as we go to Anaheim

Anaheim awaits Southern Baptists as we prepare for our annual meeting. The setting will be sunny southern California. As we all know, this is not our typical meeting place for Southern …
Discipleship

The week before Easter we mailed out about 16,000 mailers to the neighborhoods surrounding our church. On the mailer we invited people to attend our Easter Service as well as our Compass Block Party …

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (BP) – Everyone has seen or heard the stats about the short tenures of pastors to children, youth and college students. The common narrative is that they spend two to three …
Our Easter Refugee Community Outreach event on April 16, 2022 was successfully done by the grace of God, your prayers and support. More than 300 people came to the event and we had a meaningful …
On Saturday April 16th, the day before Easter, The Hill Church in La Mesa, hosted a block party that included anything from photos and face painting booths to yummy treats like cotton candy and snow …
NASHVILLE (BP) – For years, people tried to crack some closely guarded secrets. For example: The formula for Coca-Cola. The enigma machines used by the Germans in WWII to deliver coded …
Baptist Life

International Mission Board trustees approved 56 new fully funded missionaries for appointment during their May 18-19 meeting in Orlando, Florida. The meeting was conducted in conjunction with …

Betty Alice Carroll, an International Mission Board missionary emeritus who shared the gospel in Argentina, Jamaica and El Paso, Texas, died April 11, 2022. She was 95. Betty was born Dec. 11, …
Jimmie Durr Spann, an International Mission Board missionary emeritus who shared the gospel in Uruguay and Mexico, died April 16, 2022. He was 92. Spann was born May 6, 1929, in Houston, Texas, …
Michael James Howard, an International Mission Board missionary emeritus who shared the gospel in Zambia, died May 3, 2022. He was 67. At the time of his death, Howard was pastor of Frio Canyon …
Harold E. Mitchell, an International Mission Board missionary emeritus who shared the gospel in Tanzania and other African nations and Indian Ocean islands, died April 13, 2022. He was 85. …