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Redland Baptist Church’s plans to minister to Mexico’s poor could have fizzled when its 2008 trip ended before it started because of dangerous conditions.
Date Created: 3/10/2014 1:16:44 PM
A typical Sunday for Jose Nater looks anything but typical. As church planter and pastor of not one, not two, but three Spanish-language church plants on the eastern shore of Maryland, Nater and his family spend their Sundays on the road.
Date Created: 3/7/2014 1:19:29 AM
Canadians easily dismiss Christianity—especially in Quebec. The history of mistrust is woven deep within the fabric of Québécois culture—a culture that’s decidedly Catholic and, at the same time, increasingly secular.
Date Created: 3/6/2014 12:46:26 AM
High school student Shamar Smith has been attending Graffiti 2 Community Ministries’ after-school program for years. Raised in the South Bronx neighborhood of Mott Haven, Shamar is no stranger to the lifestyle and perils that mark the lives of many in the neighborhood; his own brother is already serving out a sentence on Rikers Island, New York’s primary jail complex. Had he not found his safe haven at Graffiti 2, Shamar knows his path might have looked the same.
Date Created: 3/4/2014 9:53:29 PM
Southern Baptists are blessed with many resources and we are grateful for every dollar churches send to us for missions and ministry in North America. But at the end of the day we receive a finite amount of funding and we must prioritize spending.
Date Created: 3/4/2014 12:54:45 PM
A native of Miami, Coats was raised by his grandfather, Joe Coats, the first African-American pastor to affiliate with the Florida Baptist Convention in 1968. The elder Coats planted a church in a school building and saw it grow to 4,000 members.
Date Created: 3/4/2014 1:01:14 AM
For four years between 2005 to 2009 Iranian house church pastor Ara Torosian faced sporadic yet consistent physical and emotional abuse at the hands of his government. Caught trying to smuggle Bibles into the country, Torosian was constantly being pressured to reveal the identities of other Christian leaders.
Date Created: 3/2/2014 9:21:38 PM
Scott Blanchard is familiar with all the public perceptions of Detroit and its surrounding area: Metro Detroit is dying.No one wants to live in the city. The Church can’t survive—much less thrive in the Motor City.
Date Created: 2/28/2014 1:37:30 AM
The North American Mission Board (NAMB) is developing plans for its 2015 Send North America Conference slated for Aug. 3-4 at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.
Date Created: 2/26/2014 9:19:16 PM
Kay Bennett doesn’t typically spend a lot of time on Bourbon Street—especially not at 2 a.m. But on a February night in 2013, that’s exactly where she found herself.
New Orleans played host to Super Bowl XLVII that night, and Bennett, in her 16th year as director of Baptist Friendship House, a transitional housing program for homeless women and children in the city, knew the event brought more to the city than just throngs of football fans.
Date Created: 2/26/2014 2:25:07 PM
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