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2021 Week of Prayer and Lottie Moon Christmas Offering resources available now from IMB

Downloadable resources for this year’s Week of Prayer (Nov. 28-Dec. 5) and the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering® are available now on the IMB’s website. In addition to stories, full-color … more

Baptists celebrate 150 years of ministry in Brazil

Baptist work in Brazil has grown from a small group of people 150 years ago to 15,000 congregations and 3.5 million people today. Last week, Southern Baptists in Brazil reflected on that history … more

Local Churches Caring for Afghan Refugees at Home

In the days since the tragic fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban, thousands of Afghans have fled the only home they’ve ever known to seek safety in other countries. In the coming weeks, some of … more

Highlights from Central Asia

Editor’s note: This is the third post in a 10-part series that highlights information found in IMB’s Annual Statistical Report. The report is based on 2020 research data. A full copy of the … more

Un misionero cubano en Uganda utiliza el deporte para enseñar la Biblia a los refugiados

In English Mientras los disturbios políticos continúan en Cuba, el aliado misionero global Héctor Cabrera, un cubano, sirve a los refugiados sudaneses que viven en Uganda con el amor de Cristo … more

Helen Jean Parks, wife of former IMB president, dies

Helen Jean Parks, former missionary and wife of R. Keith Parks, former president of the Foreign (now International) Mission Board, died September 13. She was 93. The former Helen Jean Bond, born … more

Fusion program spurs young Christians to make disciples

The mission of Spurgeon College’s Fusion program is “to equip young believers for a lifetime by providing a directional process from adolescence to biblical adulthood.” Founded in 2005 at … more

How Accountability Can Build a Church

Pastor Jeff La Borg has worked to help Fairview Baptist Church in Knoxville, Tennessee become what he calls an “Ephesians 4 fellowship.” It’s Pastor Jeff’s way of describing the culture of … more

Cuban missionary to Uganda uses sports to teach Bible to refugees

While political unrest persists in Cuba, Global Missionary Partner Hector Cabrera, a Cuban, serves Sudanese refugees living in Uganda with the love of Christ and his God-given talents. Cabrera … more

IMB announces Hispanic Missions Sunday, September 26

En español As part of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs Sept. 15-Oct. 15, the IMB is designating Sunday, Sept. 26 as Hispanic Missions Sunday. Churches are encouraged to recognize the … more

La IMB anuncia el Domingo de las misiones hispanas el 26 de septiembre

In English Como parte del Mes de la Herencia Hispana, que se celebra del 15 de septiembre al 15 de octubre, la IMB ha designado el domingo 26 de septiembre como Domingo de las misiones hispanas. … more

Five simple ways to motivate church volunteers

Summer is almost over, families are back from vacation and everyone is returning to work and school. Pastors and church staff are gearing up for the new year too, and the needs are many. First, … more

IMB updates vaccination policy to maximize access to unreached peoples

Desiring to help its team members maintain access to unreached peoples and places and remain healthy as they seek to take the gospel to all nations, the International Mission Board announced a … more

Hurricane Ida: SBDR response begins amid ongoing efforts to restore water, power to hard-hit areas

A massive response is just getting started in Louisiana in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, which struck the state Aug. 29 as a Category 4 storm. Ida made two landfalls, the first near Port … more

FIRST-PERSON: Through it all, God Is still working

NASHVILLE (BP) – Over the past 10 days, I have been ministering, speaking, preaching and leading with Southern Baptists in multiple settings in Texas, California, Tennessee, Alabama, Ohio and … more

First Person: Who Needs Relief?

Over the past several months, my husband, Rick, and I have been involved in Send Relief projects where we serve in Brazil. Send Relief provides a way to respond directly to those in need in … more

Highlights from the Americas

Editor’s note: This is the second post in a 10-part series that highlights information found in IMB’s Annual Statistical Report. The report is based on 2020 research data. A full copy of the … more

Domingo de las misiones hispanas

Domingo de las misiones hispanas 26 de septiembre de 2021 El Domingo de las misiones hispanas es un día para celebrar los logros y contribuciones de las iglesias hispanas y los misioneros … more

Kids pool inside signals baptism, this time for first known believer in Southeast Asian village

A children’s pool set up in an indoor meeting space might have seemed a little out of place to some. But, to the members of the local church gathered to worship one Sunday this past April in … more

Baptism at Crown Point Bay

It was a joy to witness 6 members of King’s Cross Church get baptized at the Crown Point Bay in San Diego. Over 150 people were in attendance. It was a beautiful time to celebrate all Jesus … more
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