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Church supports missionaries with “Lottie on the Lawn”

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.

‘It’s a vital part of who we are’: CP Stories keeps missions up front

NASHVILLE (BP) – When David Sommerville became pastor at Southside Baptist Church in Parkersburg, W. Va., he already knew a practice he wanted to establish.

Chitwood visit puts spotlight on small churches

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.

FIRST-PERSON: Every church reaching every nation

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.

Churches prioritize responsible outreach during a pandemic

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.

Refugees in Southeast Asia find home in Christian community

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.

Refugees in South Africa and Greece grapple with hunger and hopelessness

Starvation, empty cupboards, hopelessness and depression make the COVID-19 crisis dire for refugee communities in South Africa and Greece.

Lottie Moon Christmas Offering total exceeds goal at $159.5M

RICHMOND, Va. (BP) – The International Mission Board is reporting a 2019-20 Lottie Moon Christmas Offering total of $159.5 million, the second highest offering in history. This total exceeds by $4.5 million the 175-year-old organization’s budgeted goal of $155 million. IMB also received $97.2 million from the Southern Baptist Convention’s Cooperative Program for 2019-20.

SALT Encourages Young Women to Impact Their Community and World

Kristi Moore has vivid memories of growing up in Mission Friends, Girls in Action, and Acteens at her home church of First Baptist, Amarillo, Texas.

11-year-old’s challenge to give $32 to IMB raises $13,000 – and counting

EAST ASIA (BP) – Abby Cavanaugh* had grown up hearing the story of how Jesus multiplied a little boy’s lunch to feed a whole crowd. But on Sept. 15, she got a whole new look at how He can take small gifts and make them grow.