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Seeds of rural ministry thrive with prayer and patience, South Dakota pastors say

HURON, S.D. (BP) – A recent sermon at Huron Baptist Church included a concept held in high regard by pastor Ian Harp and his peers. It’s a concept that applies both to the life of a minister as well as to the farmers who populate his church, town and surrounding area.

Church ESL camp preps Hispanic elementary students for school year

HOUSTON (BP) – Fanny Baltanado planned to spend just six months visiting her new granddaughter in Texas when the unanticipated COVID-19 pandemic thwarted her return to Nicaragua. She would need to find a church home near Humble, Texas.

As Kentucky flood recovery continues, Southern Baptists serve survivors

WHITESBURG, Ky. (BP) – The Southern Baptist response to the devastating flash floods in Kentucky the last week of July continues, and volunteers from 16 different Southern Baptist state conventions have been engaged in the clean-up and recovery process so far.

Bible Study: Loving God and neighbors

We honor others by serving them in love. This “loving your neighbor as yourself” business is not for the faint of heart!

SBC DIGEST: SWBTS to provide full ride for missionaries; Lifeway help for disaster-stricken churches

SWBTS announces 100 percent scholarship for IMB missionaries; Lifeway provides help for churches affected by natural disasters.

More than 450 attend Arabic Baptist Church’s annual conference in New England

DANVERS, Mass. (BP) – For 38 years, hundreds of Middle Eastern Christians have come from nearby communities in New England and places far away to worship together for one weekend. Since 1984, the Arabic Baptist Church of Boston has hosted its annual conference around the July Fourth holiday. The event draws attendees and online viewers from around the world.

Pastor’s second-grade teacher’s impact drives his educational outreach

DECATUR, Ga. (BP) -- Church planter and pastor Emory Berry Jr.’s passion for serving the educational community has its roots in his second-grade public school teacher of decades ago, Lillie Courtney, who also taught him Sunday School.

53rd Dove Award Nominations include multiple nods for Phil Wickham, for KING + COUNTRY and Anne Wilson

NASHVILLE (BP) – Nominations for the 53rd annual GMA Dove Awards were highlighted by multiple nods for Phil Wickham, for KING + COUNTRY, Maverick City Music and newcomer Anne Wilson.

Barber says implementation task force strengthened by different perspectives, backgrounds

FARMERSVILLE, Texas (BP) ­– Diverse experiences and opinions related to the SBC and sexual abuse among members of the recently-named Abuse Reform Implementation Task Force (ARITF) will enhance that group’s ability to present recommendations at next year’s annual meeting, said SBC President Bart Barber in a video release.

FIRST-PERSON: Why we’re here

A consultant assisting IBSA with strategic planning recently challenged us with this question: “Why does Illinois need a Southern Baptist brand of disciple?”