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  • NAMB planter orientation: Part of a bigger family | ()

    The North American Mission Board (NAMB) hosted its first Send Network Orientation Jan. 25-27 in order to continue building a national sense of brotherhood amongst Send Network church planters., The event, at NAMB’s headquarters in Alpharetta, Ga., included 120 church planters from all 32 Send Cities gathered to be encouraged, loved and equipped to plant effectively in their cities. An overwhelming theme of family resonated throughout the entire conference, reassuring planters that they are not alone.

    Date Created: 2/10/2016 4:27:13 PM

    A new perspective | ()

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Sarah Reese Hunt has found a whole new way of looking at the world–through the lens of the gospel. She is convinced it’s the only way to see things the way God would have us perceive them.

     

    Date Created: 2/8/2016 3:29:34 PM

    NAMB trustees make church planting personal | ()

    As North American Mission Board (NAMB) trustees gathered for dinner on the eve of their Feb. 2 meeting, the entity’s president, Kevin Ezell, called on several to share how their churches are involved in planting churches and sharing Christ.

    Date Created: 2/8/2016 1:26:52 PM

    Super Bowl 50 highlights area with big church planting need | ()

    As the nation prepares for the first Super Bowl in the Bay Area in nearly three decades, Southern Baptists will turn their eyes to a changing mission field—but one with a consistent need for new churches.

    Date Created: 2/5/2016 11:53:43 AM

    When obedience means waiting | ()

    Zach Koon and Rebecca March thought they had everything figured out. First, graduation. Then a May wedding. God had other plans—including service on a GenSend church planting team in Portland, Ore.

     

    Date Created: 2/1/2016 11:17:15 AM

    Baptist Relief volunteers still serving after St. Louis flood | ()

    A month after heavy Midwest rains created historic flooding that damaged hundreds of homes and killed at least two dozen people along the Mississippi River, Southern Baptist Disaster Relief (SBDR) will wrap up relief jobs this week and begin to consider the need for long-term rebuilding efforts.

    Date Created: 1/27/2016 7:10:06 PM

    Southern Baptists respond to Flint water crisis | ()

    Charnisha Brown could describe in one word her feeling when she first realized that the water coming out of her pipes was contaminated—devastated.

     

    Date Created: 1/26/2016 6:49:24 PM

    Following the dream | ()

    JACKSON, Tenn. – Austin Coleman has known what he was meant to do since his sophomore year in high school. That’s when the now 24-year-old attended a church planting conference in Dallas with his father.

     

     

     

     

    Date Created: 1/25/2016 12:17:32 PM

    Bags packed by love | ()

    Since 2001, Appalachian Regional Ministries (ARM), a ministry of the North American Mission Board (NAMB), has collected and distributed over 140,000 Christmas backpacks and boxes filled with toys, school supplies and other gifts. All of those gifts were delivered to children affected by poverty in Appalachia, the Mississippi Delta and beyond. With every backpack, there are at least two stories—the story of the family who gave, and the story of the family who received. There are also the outlier stories—the narratives of the people who have the honor of delivering those backpacks.

     

     

    Date Created: 1/21/2016 5:01:40 PM

    Catch the vision and see God move | ()

    As the cities across North America have continued to grow, Christianity has been on the decline. The United States Census Bureau recently posted that although cities only comprise about 3.5 percent of U.S. land area, the majority of the U.S. population (62.7 percent) live within them.

    Date Created: 1/15/2016 1:36:39 PM

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