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North African convert used as ‘mouthpiece of God’

“Then Philip opened his mouth and… he told him the good news about Jesus..” (Acts 8:35) For Jason and Allison Cook* history does repeat itself. Like Philip in the Bible, the Cooks obeyed … more

New president of California Baptists hopes to unite convention as a family

ANAHEIM, Calif. (BP) – Victor Chayasirisobhon, newly elected president of the California Southern Baptist Convention (CSBC), believes he can leverage his background to help unify the diverse … more

Children learn about ‘Miss Lottie’; increase understanding of mission involvement

Meg Brown didn’t grow up Southern Baptist, but when she decided to study at a Southern Baptist seminary, she was amazed to learn about their cooperation. “How churches work together, how … more

Resources available for George Liele Church Planting, Evangelism and Missions Sunday

IMB has announced the availability of stories, videos and promotional resources for George Liele Church Planting, Evangelism and Missions Sunday, Feb. 6, 2022. These materials can be found at … more

Beaten but not defeated, South Asian women brave persecution for their faith

A powdered plant dye called henna was part of God’s design for bringing South Asian women living in Europe into a relationship with Him. Despite beatings, berating and children being taken away … more

Downloadable Tech Backgrounds for January 2022

Remember to pray for missions with these custom backgrounds for your computer and mobile devices. Using IMB photos from around the world, you can focus your attention on an area of the world in … more

For those called to GO, IMB wants to send

Jim works full time as an accountant in a global city. During his free time, he works with a missionary team to help them reach people with the gospel. He serves with the IMB as a part-time … more

#81 - When Evangelism Efforts Don’t Yield Results

Perseverance and patience are essential partners in the work of evangelism. Seeing someone come to faith can be a long process, and for the church, it can take an investment of time and hard work … more

H.o.p.e. Toy Drive

On Sunday December 19th, 2021 New Vision Church had their annual H.O.P.E. Toy Drive. Every child ages 0 - 11 got a FREE TOY! It was an all free family fun event filled with free toys, carnival games … more

Southern Baptists celebrate 100 years of partnership in Romania

This year, the Baptist Theological Institute (ITB), in Bucharest, Romania, celebrated 100 years of existence and partnership with Southern Baptists. From vision-casting to sending personnel, … more

Connections build mission partners, says IMB missionary to Panama

NASHVILLE (BP) – Tim Louderback sees connections as a key means to taking the gospel throughout the world. For 12 years, the International Mission Board missionary and his wife, Tina, have been … more

Churches grow and multiply in Czechia

When Larry and Melissa Lewis and their family moved to Czechia in 2009 as IMB church planters, they knew they had a tough job ahead. Only 29% of the population acknowledges the existence of a god … more

Turkmen search for security, hope

Critically broken. These words describing the lives of Turkmen families are heavy with the weight of millions of hard choices. Life in Turkmenistan, one of the most repressive countries in the … more

West Africans take lead in sharing Bible stories

Mrs. Lombena transitions with ease from the standard West African greetings into the story of Jesus and the woman caught in adultery. The Togolese man listening to the story is quickly attentive … more

Couple equips Hispanics and Latinos in South Asia

IMB workers Skip and Kim Meyer* have spent their lives on two very different mission fields but with the same purpose: giving hope to people who need it and equipping others to do the same. The … more

Missionaries welcome effort to push back darkness

The mission strategy of Henderson Hills Baptist Church in Oklahoma was forever changed when Mike, the missions pastor, read a statistic: “5% of missions work is done in North Africa and Middle … more

Churches connect with missionary task

Tim and Tina Louderback and Sean and Shelley Blacksten are passionate about equipping and connecting churches with opportunities to serve in Central America and the Caribbean. The Louderbacks and … more

Christians in Southeast Asia remain strong in their faith

Editor’s note: During the Week of Prayer, we asked you to pray for a woman called “Momma” and our IMB missionaries who serve among Momma’s Southeast Asian people group. Here is a recent … more

Believers partner for Christmas outreach

This Christmas season, believers from Southeast Asia and the United States are partnering to share the gospel with thousands of people in Thailand through the simple gift of a handmade stocking … more

SEMANA DE ORACIÓN: Las iglesias se conectan con la tarea misionera

In English Nota de la editora: La IMB se compromete a que los hispanos se movilicen a nivel mundial para compartir el evangelio. ¿Puedes orar para unirte a nosotros? Comunícate con Oscar … more
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