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IMB missionary pipeline surpasses 1,100

Four years ago, 300 candidates waited in IMB’s missionary pipeline, considering a call to the nations. That pipeline just surpassed the 1,100 mark, the highest in decades. This means that more … more

Downloadable Tech Backgrounds for October 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

Mission team casts vision for students conquering cultural barriers

A group of International Mission Board missionaries and leaders from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) walked into a community in São Paulo, Brazil. IMB missionary Aaron … more

First Year Anniversary

Center City Church planned a lunch celebration in a local public park to mark out God’s faithfulness to us during our first year as a church here in La Mesa, CA on Sunday September 18, … more

Up high in the Himalayas, national believers do what it takes to reach countrymen

Every weekend, Sandeep and his wife, Lalita, leave their home in a major city near the Himalayan mountains of South Asia with their family in tow. They travel hours, switching buses along rough … more

Five tips for planning a great fall event

The fall is a great season to think about doing an event to gather your community together. Here are some important steps to keep in mind as you get ready for this event. Ask the right… more

Se abren las puertas del evangelio a la juventud hispana de la iglesia en México

Read in English.  La tarea del día era compartir el evangelio con gente desconocida. Hablar de Jesús en público puede ser intimidante para algunos, pero no para Danny Buitrago. En un viaje … more

Creativity bears gospel fruit in Southeast Asia

Ten-year-old Mai was in the jungle near her home in Southeast Asia looking for food with her mother when a plastic bag dangling from a tree caught her eye. She quickly ran over and discovered … more

Gospel doors swing wide open for Hispanic church youth in Mexico

The task for the day was sharing the gospel — with total strangers. Talking about Jesus in public can be intimidating for some, but Danny Buitrago was up for the challenge. On a GoIMPACT … more

Disruptive moments

EL CAJON, Calif. (BP) – Julie Thompson’s bend in the road began with the discovery of a lump. For James P. Colepepper, it was a visit from police officers who told him his … more

Compass Church - 4 Year Anniversary

Compass Church celebrated 4 years of meeting as a church on Sunday September 11, 2022! We have seen God work throughout the years at Compass and continue to bring people to saving faith. He also … more

Multi-ethnic church gathers 500 backpacks for the Philippines

SAN DIEGO (BP) – Last year Old Town Community Church sent 72 backpacks stuffed with school supplies to the Philippines. This year, they’re sending 500. “The backpacks are an … more

Age no barrier for 84-year-old DR volunteer

CLARKSBURG, Md. (BP) — Gwen Arthur was saddened watching news broadcasts showing photos and videos of the devastation from recent flooding in Kentucky. So when she saw an opportunity to go, … more

From prison to pastor: Gospel transforms family in Southeast Asia

For Reza and his family, gospel transformation began in a prison courtyard.   From a predominately Muslim country in Southeast Asia, Reza grew up in a Christian family, He converted to Islam … more

Big news for people group in Mozambique

Last year there were few-to-no followers of Christ among the Manyika of Mozambique. This past July, a group of four bowed their heads and prayed to receive Jesus as their Savior. Their eyes shone … more

Don’t fall prey to the school checklist

September is one of my favorite times of the year. The remnants of summer still linger, but the glow of fall begins to surround us. Storefronts filled with golds, browns and oranges that entice us … more

6 ways social media affects your ministry and how to steward it well

DALLAS (BP) – Social media has fundamentally changed the way we communicate with one another. Thoughts are broadcast to followers in a matter of seconds, generating quick public criticism or … more

NextGen Asian American pastors go ‘all in’

Editor’s Note: Read more about how the NextGen SBC Asian American Pastors’ Summit fostered greater partnership.  “I’ll add a zero to our giving.” “I just texted two church members … more

NextGen pastors add zeroes, find fellowship, grow in knowledge of IMB

Editor’s Note: Read more about the NextGen SBC Asian American Pastors’ Summit.  Eli Choi, the pastor of Home Church in Frederick, Maryland, said that after attending the NextGen SBC Asian … more

Crossline Church Vacation Bible School

Crossline Church did Spark Studios for Vacation Bible School (VBS) this year. It truely "sparked' our children into worship and learning. The theme was to encourage our children to "spark" their … more
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