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The students are coming

School is back in session. Life is returning to normal in many parts of the world, and IMB student ministries are ready to get back to business. Although visa restrictions are still a barrier in … more

Pastor on house arrest faces new trial for sharing faith

Editor’s note: This story is part of a series on global persecution, leading churches to pray for the persecuted church. Raymond*, a church planter and pastor, went to jail for sharing his … more

IMB joins Japanese Christians for Olympics outreach, despite reduced crowds

Every four years, athletes and spectators descend on the cities hosting the Olympic games. Historically, volunteer teams from U.S. churches have also journeyed to the Olympics and played active … more

Ministry partners with IMB to virtually mobilize workers for Japan

In June and July, International Mission Board missionaries in Japan are partnering with Mobilize Japan in a virtual mission trip involving participants from across the U.S. Mobilize Japan was … more

Church Connections initiative forges relationships in Alabama

Editor’s note: The International Mission Board recently initiated Church Connections to facilitate connections between IMB missionaries and churches who do not have direct contact with a … more

Missionary parents teach ‘active Christianity’ and sacrifice to kids

Wesley and Emily Smyth* are raising their four children to understand that the Christian life is supposed to be active, self-giving and about glorifying God and serving others. “The children … more

Persecution persists as gospel spreads

Editor’s note: This story is part of a series on global persecution, leading churches to pray for the persecuted church. The Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church will be observed on Sunday, … more

Behind the Lens: ‘I don’t want to forget the history’

My first time to visit the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration and death camp in Poland took place three years ago. My stomach was sick with the feeling of being in a place where more than … more

1776 and the Origin Story of the Post-Christian West

We are who we are because of 1776—in relation to the world we inhabit today and the world of 250 years ago. more

Contending for the Faith in a Confused Culture

A Christian is not simply someone who lives a certain way. A Christian is someone who believes certain things. more

What We’re Reading This Summer (2021)

Summertime is around the corner, which for some of us means we’ll have extra time to read. more

‘We don’t have to choose sides,’ say Baptist workers of Middle East conflict

In the silence since the May 20 ceasefire between Israel and Gaza ended 11 days of violence, Baptist workers among Israeli and Palestinians urge churches to look past the politics and see people … more

Christians count the cost and carry their cross

Editor’s note: This story is part of a series on global persecution, leading churches to pray for the persecuted church. The Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church will be observed on Sunday, … more

Indigenous people in Colombia sustained by Send Relief funds

Through the efforts of Send Relief and the vision of an IMB team, a displaced Indigenous people group in Colombia has found a means of survival and financial stability. Meghan Aranda, an IMB … more
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