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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

Southern Baptist border ministries continue, prepare for possible migrant influx

El PASO, Texas (BP) – On July 7 the El Paso Baptist Association officially launched its migrant center at Scottsdale Baptist Church, the latest step in a history of migrant ministry in this … more

FIRST-PERSON: The Good Samaritan

EL CAJON, Calif. (BP) – Thad didn’t have a choice. He commuted on foot to work each night, and his route took him through a dangerous section of town and down a darkened block with a … more

Joint effort aims to get Bible in all languages

OKLAHOMA CITY (BP) – Mart Green has a vision that everyone in the world will have the Bible in their own heart language in the next 12 years. Green, founder and CEO of Mardel Christian & … more

Send Relief, churches reaching out in love on the border

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (BP) – Pastor Olber Roblero lives four miles from the U.S. border with Mexico. He can see the fence from his living room window. Roblero spends his days giving out shoes, … more

Tennessee 6-year-old inspires church with Annie Offering gift

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Pastor Larry Robertson of Hilldale Baptist Church in Clarksville, Tenn., saw the young Maci Parker out of the corner of his eye, respectfully waiting to address her … more

“ALL OUR DEBT IS GONE!”

Best selling author, worship leader, and “hope dealer” as he calls himself, Carlos Whittaker posted on his Instagram page the whirlwind of events he called an … more

Disaster Relief teams mobilize after fatal tornadoes in Alabama, Georgia

OHATCHEE, Ala. (BP) – Southern Baptist Disaster Relief units from Alabama and Georgia have begun assessing and cleaning up damage left by a series of tornadoes Thursday (March 25) that resulted … more

SBC leaders: Refugee increase to give church Gospel opportunity

WASHINGTON (BP) – The decision to increase dramatically the number of refugees to be welcomed into the United States will provide Christians with important opportunities for Gospel witness and … more
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