RIVERSIDE, Cali. (BP) – Each summer, California Baptist University sends 30-35 teams and more than 300 students on missions throughout the world. The plans changed during 2020, of course, but still included sending the Gospel. The time, platform and number of participants may have been different for the Southern Baptist-affiliated school, but the goal of sharing Christ remained the same.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (BP) – It's not lost on First Baptist Church of Charleston Pastor Marshall Blalock that had Black missionary George Liele visited the church during his 18th century ministry, he would have been required to worship from the balcony.
FAIRFAX STATION, Va. (BP) – I am well pleased that George Liele Church Planting, Evangelism, and Missions Sunday is officially on the SBC calendar. This recognition fits an organization foundationally focused on church planting, evangelism and missions. George Liele’s work and life hit all three and more.
RICHMOND, Va. (BP) – Online participants representing Southern Baptist churches joined IMB leadership and missionaries in the eighth annual Missions College Jan. 6-7. The two-night event, hosted by IMB’s American Peoples Affinity, included encouragement for churches to stay focused on the task of reaching the lost through short-term missions opportunities and becoming effective in training and sending missionaries.
NEW ORLEANS (BP) – This month, members of Lakeshore Church may wake up to find a shadowy figure in their front yard. There won’t be cause for alarm, though. In fact, their response can go toward providing Good News around the world – a whole lot of it, in fact.
NASHVILLE (BP) – When David Sommerville became pastor at Southside Baptist Church in Parkersburg, W. Va., he already knew a practice he wanted to establish.
OWENTON, Ky. (BP) – Surrounded by cow pastures and hayfields, South Fork Baptist Church is small enough to fit into a corner of many big-city church sanctuaries.
NASHVILLE (BP) – Taking the Good News of Jesus Christ to every language, every tribe and every nation is why we join in partnership to support full-time, fully-funded missionaries across the globe.
MADISON, Tenn. -- Sergio Arce knocks on the door of a home close to the church he pastors. Arce isn’t expected and doesn’t know if anyone is home. This is a cold-call visit.
They left their world behind in search of a safer one. On their journey, they found the Creator of the world. Fourteen thousand refugees in Southeast Asia are waiting to transition to Australia, Canada and the U.S. for resettlement. The majority of the refugees are Afghani and Somalian.