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NASHVILLE – The 22 students from The Church at Lifepark
had no idea they would be the first of thousands. Student minister Paul Coleman
registered his Mount Pleasant, S.C., group for the 2015 Send North America (SNA)
Conference when online reservations opened last year. More than 13,000 people have
followed their lead.
Date Created: 7/27/2015 4:17:00 PM
Long days have become the standard for Nathan Vedoya. As a bi-vocational church planter, there’s no such thing as typical, but this may be as close as it gets. He wakes up early, shares the breakfast-making responsibilities with his wife, and drops the kids off at school before heading to his full-time job as the shelter manager for Hope Mission in Edmonton, Alberta. His wife, Deen-Deen, also heads out to a full day of work at around the same time.
Date Created: 7/16/2015 12:55:17 PM
The North American Mission Board (NAMB) has established a fund to help African-American churches that have been damaged or destroyed by fire in recent weeks. Seven churches have been involved in the two weeks since a white supremacist murdered nine church members in Charleston, S.C. At least three of the fires have been determined to be arson. None as of yet have been ruled a hate crime, but investigations continue.
Date Created: 7/2/2015 2:41:25 PM
Meeting a day before the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), North American Mission Board president Kevin Ezell shared updates and a new “NAMB Phase II” vision with members of his entity’s Board of Trustees.
Date Created: 6/29/2015 2:37:59 PM
NAMB president Kevin Ezell and IMB president David Platt discuss the importance of outward-focused churches in God's global mission. "As we celebrate these missionaries as they go we need to remember that we are each called to be missionaries."
Date Created: 6/26/2015 10:31:44 AM
Co-hosted by the IMB at the request of SBC President Ronnie Floyd, the Church and Missionary Sending Celebration closed out the Wednesday morning session of the SBC.
Date Created: 6/18/2015 4:48:30 PM
Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) annual meeting messengers were reminded that their missionaries, sent from their churches, serve in dark places across North America and the globe. Co-hosted by the IMB at the request of SBC President Ronnie Floyd, the Church and Missionary Sending Celebration closed out the Wednesday morning session of the SBC.
Date Created: 6/18/2015 2:43:25 PM
“Who would have dreamed that we will more than likely have a waiting list for a missions conference?” asked Ezell. “Southern Baptists, thank you again for your faithful prayers, your participation and your giving. We exist to serve you and it is a privilege to do so.”
Date Created: 6/17/2015 7:59:52 PM
With much to celebrate in the North American Mission Board’s (NAMB) report to messengers in Wednesday morning’s session at the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), president Kevin Ezell shared highlights of a year of ministry expansion and introduced what he called “NAMB Phase II” to messengers.
Date Created: 6/17/2015 6:53:14 PM
This year marks the culmination of a three-year, nationwide effort to commemorate the 50-year anniversary of the Vietnam War—a conflict often remembered more for its home-front protests than hometown heroes. Of the 3 million who served “in country,” an estimated 1 million were Southern Baptist.
Date Created: 6/17/2015 9:24:07 AM
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