ALPHARETTA, Ga. (BP) — Milton Hollifield, the longtime executive director of the North Carolina Baptist Convention who retired in February, will be working with the North American Mission Board (NAMB) in a part-time role that will focus on strategic planning and strengthening partnerships between NAMB and Southern Baptist state conventions.
NEW ORLEANS — Trustees with the North American Mission Board (NAMB) met Feb. 1-2 in New Orleans and visited with missionaries who are planting churches and meeting the needs of people in desperate situations.
ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Los directivos de la Junta de Misiones Norteamericanas (NAMB) se reunieron el 5 y 6 de octubre para celebrar la provisión de Dios y la fidelidad bautista del sur durante un año marcado por una pandemia, incertidumbre económica y malestar social. La mayoría de los directivos asistieron en persona a la reunión con distanciamiento social en el edificio de NAMB en Alpharetta mientras que algunos participaron en línea.
ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Trustees of the North American Mission Board (NAMB) gathered Oct. 5-6 to celebrate God’s provision and Southern Baptist faithfulness during a year marked by a pandemic, economic uncertainty and social unrest. Most trustees attended the meeting in person with social distancing at NAMB’s building in Alpharetta while some participated online.
ALPHARETTA, Ga. (BP) – Trustees for the North American Mission Board (NAMB) heard reports of how missionaries and staff are meeting needs and responding to crises amid the global COVID-19 pandemic in an online meeting Monday (June 8). "We are not downshifting," NAMB president Kevin Ezell told trustees, speaking from NAMB's offices during the meeting, which was held virtually because of travel and social distancing limitations triggered by the pandemic. "As other people are running away from crisis, our missionaries are not downshifting. They are moving forward."
ALPHARETTA, Ga. (BP) -- The North American Mission Board (NAMB) is implementing a series of budgetary freezes and cutbacks designed to keep missionaries on the field during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. NAMB president Kevin Ezell shared information Thursday (March 19) with staff and missionaries on a video conference call and in emails to state convention leaders and other mission partners.
FIDEICOMISARIOS DE NAMB: Ezell comparte plan de expansión de los centros de ministerio, a cinco años
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (BP) -- Kevin Ezell, el presidente de la Junta de Misiones Norteamericanas (NAMB) compartió una serie de metas a cinco años, incluyendo aumentar a más del doble la cantidad de centros de ministerio Send Relief que hay por toda América del Norte. "Nuestra meta," dijo Ezell a la mesa directiva de fideicomisarios de la NAMB esta semana, "es añadir por lo menos 13 centros más para el 2025 para así tener 20."
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (BP) -- North American Mission Board (NAMB) president Kevin Ezell shared a series of five-year goals, including more than doubling the entity's number of Send Relief ministry centers throughout North America. "Our goal," Ezell told NAMB's board of trustees this week, "is to add at least 13 more by 2025 so we can have 20."
ALPHARETTA, Ga. -- Shane Pruitt, an evangelist, Bible teacher and director of evangelism for the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention, has been named director of next gen (generation) evangelism for the North American Mission Board (NAMB). "My prayer is to see a movement of God and a revival among students," Pruitt said. "I want to continue to preach to the next generation and help churches think through how to reach them."
SAN FRANCISCO (BP) -- North American Mission Board trustees gathered for their annual fall meeting Oct. 7-8 with much to celebrate as Ronnie Floyd, president of the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee, announced to the group that Southern Baptists had given $61.4 million to the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering in 2019. It marked an all-time high for the offering and the third consecutive year to break a record. "We are so very, very grateful for that," NAMB President Kevin Ezell told trustees the day after the announcement. "Please, every time you talk to a pastor, let them know how grateful we are. The church planting missionaries who were with us last night were very grateful for how we are investing in them, and I told them that is only possible because of the Annie Armstrong offering."