ALPHARETTA, Ga. — In a statement posted on Wednesday, Feb. 21, Send Relief leaders reaffirmed the relief organization’s commitment, announced in June 2022, to provide up to $3 million in funds for the Southern Baptist Convention’s efforts in sexual abuse prevention and response and compassionate care for survivors, but clarified the funds would not be used to fund an organization outside the SBC.
TEL AVIV, Israel (BP) – In the midst of the harrowing Israel-Hamas War, Baptist Village near Tel Aviv, Israel, stands as a beacon of resilience and compassion, dedicated to healing the wounds of displacement.
TEL AVIV, Israel – As Israel continues air strikes against Hamas in Gaza in the wake of the terrorist organization’s brutal, October 7 surprise attack, an estimated 60,000 Israelis and 1 million Palestinians have been displaced as war ravages the 141 square-mile region.
With the conflict expected to rage for some time, Send Relief is working with partners in the area to quickly respond to needs of the thousands of Jews and Arabs reeling from the effects of war and displacement.
“Send Relief’s partners in Morocco immediately began providing urgently needed help and supplies within hours..."
SOUTHERN TURKEY (BP) – Send Relief President Bryant Wright is on the ground amid the rubble and devastation caused by a major earthquake in Turkey and northern Syria. In a video released Feb. 11, he urged Southern Baptists to give and to pray.
PHOENIX (BP) – As thousands of fans gather in person to attend Super Bowl LVII in Phoenix this weekend and millions more watch on television, missionaries and volunteers with Send Relief’s Los Angeles Ministry Center will be on the streets of Phoenix, keeping a watchful eye out for human trafficking activity.
LAREDO, Texas (BP) -- A new ministry center will open in Laredo, Texas, as part of a partnership between Texas Baptists River Ministry and Send Relief. The center will serve Laredo and the wider Rio Grande Valley area by connecting churches to ministry opportunities on the U.S.-Mexico border.