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Iglesia Vida Block Party

Iglesia Vida San Diego with Pastor Noeman Diaz hosted on Saturday March 12, 2022 a food distribution in partnership with the La Mesa Police Department as well as hosted a block party for the people … more

Ukraine Crisis - SEND Relief

After 8 years of ongoing conflict, Russia has launched a wide-ranging war on Ukraine, rolling in tanks and troops into their neighbors to the West. The invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces continues … more

Former missionary from Georgia inspired by faith of his Ukrainian friends

Shelling by approaching Russian troops didn’t stop Baptists in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv from gathering for worship on a recent Sunday. Pastor Vitaly Morokhovets’ congregation even … more

Polish Baptists, Southern Baptist mission board rally to aid Ukraine

(RNS) — In Chelm, Poland, a dozen miles from the Ukrainian border, a Baptist church has opened its doors to refugees since the Russian invasion began, offering a hot meal, clothing and place to … more

Why we do missions as a family

Once, my wife and I attended a lecture with our then three-year-old son. The speaker was a possible Nobel Prize candidate, and we were at a prestigious university. Our very extroverted son saw one of … more

Donation of water heaters boosts TN disaster relief efforts

Tennessee Baptist Disaster Relief has been given 200 water heaters to assist homeowners in Waverly who who continue to recover from major flooding in August. The hot water heaters, with an … 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

Hendersons’ ‘traveling ministry’ opens doors for God moments across the US

Trennis and Pam Henderson have adjusted to their nomadic lifestyle. Prior to their work with TAB Media and The Baptist Paper, which began in August, the couple served three years with … more

Mar Vista Church

Mar Vista Baptist Church was blessed to use the block party trailer for its very first Trunk or Treat outreach.  This outreach was part of our revitalization efforts for building up the church … more

FBC Pelham associate pastor does ‘adventure ironman’ for 60th birthday to provide water for villages in India

It may be called the Blackwater River, but Donnie Sisk says to him it’s more of a brown coffee color. He dipped his kayak paddle in it many times as he set out recently on what he calls an … more

Cooperative Program crosses $20 billion in cumulative giving

NASHVILLE (BP) – Since 1925, Southern Baptists have given more than $20 billion through the Cooperative Program to fund its entities and missionaries taking the Gospel throughout the … more

Send Relief helps Southern Baptists care for the vulnerable

God calls local churches to show love and provide tangible support to their communities, and Send Relief is enabling them to do so. A collaboration of the International Mission Board and … 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

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
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