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La Convención Bautista de Uruguay se compromete a apoyar la Ofrenda de Navidad Lottie Moon

RICHMOND, Va. (BP) – La Convención Bautista de Uruguay donó $1,500 a la Ofrenda de Navidad Lottie Moon® 2020 para Misiones Internacionales. La Convención Bautista Uruguaya está compuesta por 70 congregaciones, 35 puntos de predicación y 4,899 cristianos.

La IMB reconoce 140 convenciones bautistas internacionales para cumplir la Gran Comisión

RICHMOND, Va. (BP) – Los 175 años de ministerio de la Junta de Misiones Internacionales (IMB siglas en inglés) entre las naciones han dado como resultado la formación de 140 convenciones y uniones bautistas en 73 países. Estas convenciones y uniones están alcanzando a sus propias etnias y están enviando a sus propios misioneros para anunciar el evangelio. Estos bautistas provienen de una miríada de países de todo el mundo, desde las naciones del sudeste asiático de Indonesia y Filipinas hasta los países de habla hispana de Ecuador y Cuba.

IMB partners with 140 international Baptist conventions in fulfilling Great Commission

RICHMOND, Va. (BP) – The International Mission Board’s 175 years of ministry among the nations has resulted in the formation of 140 Baptist conventions and unions in 73 countries.

Southern Baptists celebrate sending 79 new missionaries

The International Mission Board celebrated the appointment of 79 new missionaries in a virtual Sending Celebration streamed on Facebook and through the IMB: Advance the Kingdom app Wednesday (Nov. 18). The missionaries, who were previously approved by IMB trustees, come from 21 states and will serve in eight of IMB’s nine affinities.

IMB workers share nothing but blood of Jesus can heal

SOUTHEAST ASIA (BP) -- In a dimly lit wooden home, a paralyzed man shares the story of his paralysis, his time with a witchdoctor, and finally, his vision of heaven. IMB missionary Nancy Potter* translates his testimony for a visiting volunteer team from Oklahoma. As Seo* shares his story, he uses a white rope, strung like a hammock, to keep himself upright.

Hundreds participate in Virtual Mission Trip to South Asia

RICHMOND, Va. (BP) -- What began as a summer vision trip to South Asia for 12 seminary students evolved into a virtual mission trip involving 221 participants and 60 IMB workers. Twelve seminary graduates signed up for a summer vision trip to learn how and where they can serve in South Asia. However, all IMB summer mission trips were canceled due to the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Southern Baptists virtually celebrate sending 61 missionaries

RICHMOND, Va. (BP) – The International Mission Board (IMB) commissioned 61 missionaries in a virtual Sending Celebration on Tuesday (June 9). The missionaries represent churches in 15 states and will be serving in all nine of the IMB’s affinities. Sending Celebrations provide a forum for Southern Baptists to commission new missionaries and hear their call to missions. IMB trustees voted on and approved 59 of the missionaries this spring in a virtual board meeting. Two missionaries were appointed in January.

IMB Student Team introduces Stateside Summer initiative

RICHMOND, Va. (BP) -- The IMB Student Team's Stateside Summer initiative empowers students to reach the nations this summer without leaving the U.S. Students will participate in missions activities, learn about unreached and unengaged people groups, connect with missionaries and share the Gospel with their family, friends and in their communities.

Missionaries in Sub-Saharan Africa support NAMB missionaries

RICHMOND, Va. (BP) -- This week, the International Mission Board's Sub-Saharan Affinity has committed to pray for and encourage missionaries serving with the North American Mission Board in the week leading up to Easter Sunday and the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering. Just as the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering supports IMB missionaries, the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering supports North American Mission Board (NAMB) missionaries. One hundred percent of each offering supports Southern Baptist missionaries.

OLYMPICS: Missionaries sense era of opportunity in Japan

TOKYO (BP) -- If you share the Gospel with a Japanese person, there is a 99 percent chance this would be the first time they've ever heard the message. With that statistic, Japanese people can be classified as an unreached people group. This might come as a surprise for those who think of "unreached people groups" with images of men and women living in jungles or remote desert dwellings. Instead, Japan's unreached are often businessmen working in skyscrapers and young adults with unparalleled digital connectedness.