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.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (BP) – International Mission Board President Paul Chitwood talked about the IMB’s new branding and how it relates to the entity's mission during two panels on the Cooperative Program stage in Anaheim, Calif., during the Southern Baptist annual meeting last month.
LUSAKA, Zambia (BP) – When Ricky Wilson began taking African American pastors on mission trips to Zambia in 2008, he had to dispel a myth.
CRAIG, Alaska (BP) – Liberty Church has made great strides in the past year. At one point down to 10 members, it currently averages 50-60 in attendance each Sunday. Community goodwill toward the church has grown through outreach. A partnership with Alabama Baptists has the congregation poised to move into new worship and education space.
MISSIONS DIGEST: Chau honored on Day of the Martyr; Ukrainian man hears the gospel in Romanian church
John Chau is honored on the 2022 Day of the Martry; Bryant Wright shares the good news with a Ukrainian man in Romanian church
As stories of tragedy and heartache continue to emerge from the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, Send Relief is grateful for the generosity and commitment of Southern Baptists to help Christian brothers and sisters and other refugees in Eastern Europe.
God sent me halfway around the world to pray. I realized that truth while with a missions team in a second-floor room in a Hungarian school near the Ukrainian border just a few weeks ago.
CABO DELGADO, Mozambique (BP) -- Islamic insurgents have increasingly attacked northern Mozambique as Christianity increases there, the international evangelistic ministry Voice of the Martyrs (VOM) said in its latest special report.
A few years ago, I read the SBC president at the time was considering different gavels for presiding at the SBC Annual Meeting. One of the options under consideration was the Armstrong gavel. I sent him an email with this message:
Matt List wasn’t even supposed to be at the kickoff tour of REV7:9, a missions movement for 18- to 25-year-olds organized by the International Mission Board. The Virginia Tech student was spending his spring break in Louisiana volunteering at the Baptist Campus Ministries (BCM) at Nicholls State University.