Missions
66 results total, viewing 21 - 40

Lifeway campers dig deep with big gift to IMB

Students, children, camp staff and adult chaperones participating in Lifeway summer camps this year donated $294,103.50 to the International Mission Board. The funds will be used for missions … more

IMB trustees appoint 36 missionaries, celebrate best financial year in history

Editor’s note: Read about the Sending Celebration here.  International Mission Board trustees approved the appointment of 36 full-time, fully funded personnel to take the gospel to unreached … more

Serve with boldness is theme of IMB’s Sending Celebration for new missionaries

Grayson Marshall’s passion for the nations ignited after a mission trip to Nicaragua. But during his first trip to Japan, “I felt the lostness and brokenness of a people who needed a Savior … more

Encanto Southern Baptist Church Community Services

The Encanto community is extremely diverse.  The Encanto Southern Baptist Church vision is, “To become a diverse family united by faith in the Gospel, motivated by love for God and others … more

Local Haitian Pastors Helping Migrants Get From Texas to San Diego

The Biden Administration said at least 1,000 migrants gathered at the U.S.-Mexico border in Del Rio, Texas, have been deported to Haiti, but thousands more remain. Pastors from Haitian churches in … more

Highlights from East Asia

Editor’s note: This is the fifth 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

Stories Emerge from Germany’s Worst Flood in 100 Years

One month ago, Germany experienced the worst floods of the nation’s last century. 100,000 families were impacted. More than 150 people are dead, and more than 100 are still missing. President … more

Behind the Lens: Ain’t no mountain high

As a Christian worker and I snaked through alleyways, ducked in and out of tea shops, and asked directions of women toting babies through the streets, I discovered that each alleyway, restaurant … more

Widespread devastation stretching Southern Baptist Disaster Relief thin

HARRISBURG, Pa. (BP) – Kenton Hunt, disaster relief director of the Baptist Resource Network of Pennsylvania/South Jersey, expresses a heartfelt burden to help the hundreds of homeowners in his … 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

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

National Dog Day 2021:

GREEN TREE, Pa. (RNS) — Today, Aug. 26, is National Dog Day, a holiday designated since 2004 to celebrate dogs and encourage adoption. It's a day that has special meaning for one of the … more

Back to School Refugee Community Outreach Event

Agape Myanmar Mission had their back to school outreach project on August 21, 2021 at Ibarra Elementary school.  It was a great success providing school backpacks and school supplies to 300 … more

Litton joins California Baptists in migrant ministry on border

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (BP) – After a week filled with vision-casting and preparation for the 2022 SBC Annual Meeting in Anaheim, SBC President Ed Litton spent time in hands-on ministry … more

CDC researcher Susan Hillis on how people of faith can support COVID orphans

(RNS) — Susan Hillis, a member of the COVID-19 International Task Force at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, remembers the phone call she received from a director of a … more

Getting to the Edge of Lostness

Matthew 24:14 records these words of our Lord: “This gospel of the kingdom will be proclaimed throughout the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will … more

Building a Home in Tijuana

Mission Trails Church has had the privilege of building homes in Tijuana and Rosarito for 9 of the last 10 years.  Amor Ministries (Amor.org) has been serving the poor in Mexico since 1980 by … more

Southern Baptist missionaries serving in Tokyo set for Summer Olympics

In spite of numerous setbacks related to the Summer Olympics, Southern Baptists in Japan are going for the gold as they seek to engage the Japanese with the gospel. The Tokyo Games, originally … more

Powerful Time at Children's Hospital

One of my favorite rides with Pastor Robert LeVea. We went to pray for a kid battling cancer. Hundreds of motorcycles were gathered. The kid looked out the window at all the bikes. Pastor … more
« Prev | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 2 years.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.