MILAN (BP) – The piazzas are empty. The selfie-snapping, sneaker-wearing tourists who normally frequent Milan’s historical squares are no longer visiting Italy due to COVID-19 restrictions. And, like the majority of the world, lockdowns keep citizens indoors.
In a pitch-black room, David and Julie Yngsdal sat down to study the Bible with David and Zawadi, a refugee couple. The Yngsdals serve with the IMB among refugee communities in Durban, South Africa.
“Today was a glorious day,” Dr. Doug Derbyshire said, a smile spreading across his face. A patient committed their life to Christ that day at a mobile medical clinic in rural Thailand.
La Junta de Misiones Internacionales (IMB) celebró el nombramiento de 79 nuevos misioneros en una celebración de envío virtual transmitida en Facebook y a través de la aplicación IMB: Advance the Kingdom el miércoles (18 de noviembre).
They left their world behind in search of a safer one. On their journey, they found the Creator of the world. Fourteen thousand refugees in Southeast Asia are waiting to transition to Australia, Canada and the U.S. for resettlement. The majority of the refugees are Afghani and Somalian.
JACKSON, Miss. (BP) - La Convención Bautista de Mississippi se ha comprometido a donar $1 millón a la Ofrenda de Navidad de Lottie Moon 2020 (LMCO) para misiones internacionales. Cada año, el 100 por ciento de la ofrenda se destina a apoyar a los misioneros de la Junta de Misiones Internacionales (IMB) de todo el mundo.
While more Christians live in Sub-Saharan Africa than in any area of the world, 27,000 people in the region die every day without knowing Christ. Sub-Saharan Africa has one of the fastest-growing populations in the world and one of the highest rates of child mortality.
JACKSON, Miss. (BP) – The Mississippi Baptist Convention has committed to donating $1 million to the 2020 Lottie Moon Christmas Offering (LMCO) for international missions. Each year, 100 percent of the offering goes to support International Mission Board (IMB) missionaries around the world.
Permanent resettlement is an elusive dream for many of the world’s 79.5 million forcibly displaced people. For some refugees, asylum seekers and internally displaced people, resettlement is as close as a lamp in the window of a neighboring house. For others, it is a light glimmering on the horizon. For most, the light of permanent resettlement is like chasing the setting sun.
Starvation, empty cupboards, hopelessness and depression make the COVID-19 crisis dire for refugee communities in South Africa and Greece.