HONOLULU (BP)--For most Americans and even for world travelers, Hawaii is the ultimate exotic tourist destination. After all, it's paradise. But for Southern Baptist missionaries Chad and Melody Wilson*, Hawaii is not just a paradise but islands inhabited by the lost and hurting.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the seventh of eight stories highlighting North American Mission Board missionaries as part of the 2008 Week of Prayer each March and the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering for North American Missions, with a goal of $61 million to help support 5,000-plus North American missionaries. 2008 Week of Prayer missionaries are Daniel […]
BARTLETT, Tenn. (BP)--For nine years now, Jon Hodge has been in the neighborhood-changing business. His focus is not just the houses but the hearts, minds and souls of the people in them.
HARRISONBURG, Va. (BP)--The passion that grips North American missionaries David and Shirley Proffitt is winning the next generation to Christ by planting churches near college campuses -- and their passion has turned into a family affair.
DES MOINES, Iowa (BP)--The mention of Iowa conjures up Midwestern scenes of green cornfields, pig and dairy farming, small towns and the fictional setting for movies like "The Music Man" and "Field of Dreams."
RENO, Nev. (BP)--North American Mission Board missionary Melanie Lawler is a real, talking, walking-around miracle.
WASHINGTON, Vt. (BP)--When Dewey and Kathie Aiken survey the landscape of Vermont, they see much more than the red and yellow leaves of autumn, the traditional maple syrup production in March and historic churches with white steeples piercing the blue skies of summer.
NORMAN, Okla. (BP)--Why did communist guerillas in El Salvador put Daniel Caceres so high on their murder "hit list" in 1980?