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Highlights from Southeast Asia

Editor’s note: This is the ninth 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

Downloadable Tech Backgrounds for November 2021

Remember to pray for missions with these custom backgrounds for your computer and mobile devices. Using IMB photos from around the world, you can focus your attention on an area of the world in … more

Pandemic opens door for outreach in Southeast Asia

In Southeast Asia, communities have been ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic. Household incomes declined along with available jobs and expected revenues. For many families, the goal each day is to … more

Highlights from South Asia

Editor’s note: This is the eighth 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

32 conversions catalyze new work in ‘Nazareth of Europe’

Lamar Schubert* entered a house in the Moldovan countryside and found a grandmother who was exhausted from dealing with her unruly granddaughter. She was raising the teen alone and said she was a … more

Baptists respond with compassion, prayer and peacemaking to Nigerian conflicts

Nigeria is increasingly in the news, and not for its tourist attractions. Headlines amplify the spiral of hatred, civil unrest, violence, kidnapping and destruction that is “spinning out of … more

Highlights from Northern Africa and the Middle East

Editor’s note: This is the seventh 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

Send Relief, IMB respond to the Mexico border crisis

As thousands of families are arriving at the U.S. border with Mexico after fleeing their home countries, many are facing devastating economic crises and violent political unrest. Because of the … more

Church planter’s ministry pivots during height of pandemic

Donning full COVID-19 protective gear – two sets of gloves, a mask, a plastic face shield and a hazmat-style jumpsuit – Rusty Ford, a church planter in Seville, Spain, entered a nursing home … more

Global Hunger Sunday, October 10, 2021

Established in 1978 as the World Hunger Fund, Global Hunger Relief (GHR) is an initiative of the Southern Baptist Convention dedicated to combating hunger and sharing the Bread of Life. … more

LMCO total exceeds goal, reflects commitment to be a Great Commission people

As the International Mission Board closes the 2020-21 financial books, it expects to report a Lottie Moon Christmas Offering® total of $177.6 million. This total includes gifts received for … more

Highlights from Europe

Editor’s note: This is the sixth 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

Medicine on mission: Not one size fits all

John Dina’s job description isn’t medicine as missions, but he sees his work in community development in Mozambique as one way of doing healthcare missions. Dina has spent over 30 years on … 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

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
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