Hours from any city, traveling on roads he could only describe as "horrible," Southern Baptist Convention President Frank Page recently saw first-hand how Southern Baptist representatives are partnering to provide clean drinking water to a highly remote, nomadic people in northern Kenya. "It was great to see the hands-on ministry and the relationships that are […]
KENYA, Africa (BP)--Hours from any city, traveling on roads he could only describe as "horrible," Southern Baptist Convention President Frank Page recently saw first-hand how Southern Baptist representatives are partnering to provide clean drinking water to a highly remote, nomadic people in northern Kenya. "It was great to see the hands-on ministry and the relationships that are developing out of that," Page said, noting the acceptance and trust the efforts have built in the area for Southern Baptist representatives. "They are a people in need of the Lord and the Gospel, and meeting human needs is a great entree for that."
TIGONI, Kenya (BP)--An ordeal in the African bush -- designed to prepare new missionaries to live, work and serve with different cultures and peoples -- has achieved a new level of effectiveness, thanks to a partnership with missionaries from another "Great Commission Christian" organization.
NAIROBI, Kenya (BP)--In much the same way biblical prophets were led into the wilderness for a time of preparation, two dozen new International Mission Board missionaries recently completed a new "Forty Days, Forty Nights" training program.
ENTEBBE, Uganda (BP)--Baptists working with the True Love Waits program in East Africa are encouraged following President George W. Bush's commitment to U.S. support of abstinence-based programs in the war on AIDS.
Woolridge and her husband, Michael, had served since January 1999 in a unique arrangement that had them serving as international consultants for LifeWay Christian Resources through the International Mission Board.
The couple and their five children had been scheduled to return May 30 to Nashville, Tenn., where he was to continue his work with LifeWay.
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61 youth from 11 cities, towns and villages across Alaska traveled to Nenana, Alaska for a basketball camp sponsored by a church planted by Southern Baptists. Photo by Russ Sharrock
Gathering in a log cabin, pastor Russ Sharrock leads members of Nenana Community Church, a two-year-old church in the Alaskan interior, in Sunday worship. Photo courtesy of Nenana Community Church
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP)–An anthem composed especially for Palestinian Christians celebrating the 2000th anniversary of Christ’s birth in Bethlehem was commissioned during a Dec. 10 chapel service at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Titled “O Bethlehem!” the piece was written by A.L. “Pete” Butler, professor of church music at the Kansas City, Mo., seminary and will […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP)–Christians can face the Y2K Millennial Bug with confidence by holding to principles written to guide first-century believers, according to Jim Richards, director of missions for the Northwest Baptist Association, Rogers, Ark. “Some people are seeing a major catastrophe on the horizon with Y2K,” Richards said of the possibility that many computer […]