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  • Winter storm Juno brings reminder of disaster preparedness need | ()

    Winter storm Juno hit areas of the Northeast early this week and continues to bring moderate to heavy snow in some areas. Although its impact is less than originally predicted, by noon Tuesday Juno had left parts of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Rhode Island with over a foot of snow and a recorded 26.2 inches in Shrewsbury, Mass.

    Date Created: 1/27/2015 3:01:28 PM

    NAMB, IMB to partner on Send North America Conference | ()

    The Send North America Conference, still a full seven months away, is fast approaching a capacity sell out. And now the missions gathering has gained a major partner for the Aug. 3-4 conference to be hosted at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. North American Mission Board (NAMB) President Kevin Ezell announced last week that the International Mission Board (IMB) is partnering with NAMB to make the Send North America Conference truly comprehensive in missions scope. Paid registration has already surpassed 7,300.

    Date Created: 1/26/2015 2:14:38 PM

    Christmas backpacks keep blessing Appalachian students | ()

    Weeks after the holidays have passed, backpacks filled with school supplies given by Southern Baptist churches continue to bless students living in the Appalachian region. Teams from Appalachian Regional Ministry (ARM) traveled all along the East Coast in December to deliver Christmas backpacks to more than 30,400 students just in time for the holiday season. After receiving their backpacks, these students, ranging from pre-school age to high school, had the opportunity to listen to a presentation of the gospel resulting in 129 salvation decisions.   

     

    Date Created: 1/21/2015 6:56:22 PM

    Retired Texas school teacher plants Denver church, baptizes 60 in two years | ()

    About two years after arriving in Aurora, Colo., and about 23 months after he discovered what church planters do, the church Mike Alexander started has baptized more than 60 people. 

    Date Created: 1/12/2015 3:48:42 PM

    Collegiate Collective strengthens campus ministry through partnership | ()

    The Collegiate Collective website launched in August with the goal of becoming a one-stop shop for the best practices in collegiate ministry.

    Date Created: 1/8/2015 11:44:43 AM

    Celebrating God's work in 2014 | ()

    There were many ministry highlights at NAMB through Send North America this year that bring reason to celebrate.

    Date Created: 12/18/2014 10:27:04 AM

    Mobilizing Churches to Plant Churches | ()

    As the North American Mission Board heads into the fourth year of the Send North America (SNA) Strategy, I have been taking inventory of all that God has done up to this point.

    Date Created: 12/5/2014 3:53:45 PM

    Let’s thank our pastors | ()

    Pastoral ministry can feel at times like a NASCAR race. Between preparing sermons, caring for hurting members and leading ministry efforts, pastors often run at breakneck speeds only to finish at the end of the week and do it all over again.

    Date Created: 10/15/2014 4:25:03 PM

    Hunger is everyone’s problem | ()

    For many in North America, hunger is someone else’s problem. It’s the emaciated children halfway around the world. It’s people who live on the other side of the tracks. And, occasionally, it’s the person holding a cardboard sign at a freeway exit.

    Date Created: 10/1/2014 12:03:18 PM

    Connecting Evangelism, Disciplemaking and Church Planting | ()

    For too many church leaders, one of the least clear areas of mission is engaging our people in evangelism. We can point to many causes for this challenge, but many times lack of evangelistic effectiveness goes back to leaders not providing a clear pathway forward and simple first steps in sharing the gospel. The SBC Pastor’s Baptism Task Force highlighted these challenges and their findings in their recent report.

    Date Created: 9/4/2014 12:11:59 PM

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