Lottie Moon: 100 Years Later
A TINY SPIRITUAL GIANT One hundred years after her death, the sacrifice of early missionary Lottie Moon still inspires Southern Baptists to give millions to the international missions offering named in her honor. Lottie Moon was a four-foot, three-inch spiritual giant who pushed the absolute limits of service in China. In October 1873, […]
Rankin seeks global insights at Lausanne
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (BP)–Jerry Rankin is maintaining a low profile. He has neither sought nor been given program time at Cape Town 2010: The Third Lausanne Congress on World Evangelization. But the recently retired president of the International Mission Board hasn’t retired from missions. He and wife Bobbye are among the 4,000 participants at […]
Martyr’s widow: Be ‘the aroma of Christ’
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (BP)—Libby Little’s husband Tom was pulled out of a car in Afghanistan and murdered less than three months ago. On Oct. 21, she stood before 4,000 people at Cape Town 2010: The Third Lausanne Congress on World Evangelization and said, “Go spread the aroma of Christ in hard places.” Tom Little, […]
FIRST-PERSON: Cape Town’s empty seats belong to China
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (BP)--There are about 200 empty seats at a meeting in South Africa some are calling the most diverse Christian gathering ever.
Volunteers sought to share Gospel with Chinese tourists
BEIJING (BP)--Chinese tourists are returning home from their vacation trips to Southeast Asia with the best souvenir of all -- the good news of Jesus Christ.
China: 200 cities with no Christian witness
BEIJING (BP)--Imagine a city as large as Louisville, Ky., with only a handful of Christians and very few churches -- perhaps not any churches at all.
Although such a city does not exist in the United States, there are more than 200 such cities in China.
With the largest population of any nation in the world and only a small percentage of Christians, China's spiritual needs are tremendous. Missions resources must first be invested in the largest of cities, including more than 100 China cities with more than 1 million people, five of which have more than 5 million people.