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Send Relief Sunday – BP This Week

Compassion and service are the focus for August on the 2022 SBC calendar. In this video, Brandon Porter of Baptist Press talks with Paul Chitwood, IMB president, and Kevin Ezell, NAMB president, about the work of Send Relief, the SBC’s compassion ministry.

Mujeres hispanas se embarcan en un viaje misionero transformador a Perú

Un viaje misionero que realizó un equipo de mujeres se convirtió en una experiencia transformadora.

Hispanic women embark on transformational mission trip to Peru

A mission trip for a team of women was an all-hands-on-deck, transformational experience.

Missions amidst persecution: IMB missionary believes bold proclamation is necessary, despite suffering

Alexander Traverston followed someone he thought was a friend into a building. He sat down and was offered water.

Bible story translators deliver Gospel to least-reached peoples

Bir Bahdur is a simple animal herder. Sometimes he works as a day-laborer. He’s quiet and meek. He’s uneducated and soft-spoken. He doesn’t consider himself qualified to share the gospel, let alone teach it. Many of his South Asian countrymen don’t think so either.

Malawian Baptist women empowered, equipped for ministry

A woman’s worth is rooted in who God says she is, International Mission Board missionary Jamie Schilt shared with the Malawian women seated before her in the seminary classroom.

Called to heal and proclaim

Spencer Jones, a doctor who serves with the IMB in Southeast Asia, remembers the moment Christ’s love truly made sense to a patient and her husband.

IMB goes against flow of mission trends

RICHMOND, Va. (BP) – The International Mission Board stands in stark contrast to current trends in global missions. A recent Christian Post article cited only 3 percent of mission work goes to reach the unreached, while in 2021, the IMB sought to focus 81.2 percent of missionary team efforts among unreached people groups (UPG). Additionally, 90.8 percent of all IMB teams were focused on at least one UPG, said Wilson Geisler the IMB’s director of global research.

Southern Baptist organizations come together to reach diaspora

The nations are right next door. A quick trip to the grocery store often means running into your Somali friend, talking to an Afghani woman over a table of green peppers or chit chatting with a Chinese man in the checkout line.