• Our church-centric mindset | ()

    I love visiting with pastors and local churches. But often when I do a pastor will tell me, “Let me know if there is anything we can do for NAMB.” I appreciate the spirit behind that offer, but it is exactly opposite of how I view NAMB. The way I see it, NAMB exists to serve churches and to assist churches in their ministry.

    Date Created: 4/17/2014 12:29:03 PM

    Prestonwood partners with planters for Boston Marathon ministry | ()

    Prestonwood partners with planters for Boston Marathon ministry

    Prestonwood partners with planters for Boston Marathon ministry Most years, when Prestonwood Baptist Church’s young singles take mission trips to Boston, they arrive a week before the Boston Marathon and leave the day after.

    Date Created: 4/17/2014 12:27:16 PM

    Five minutes with… Whitney Mire | ()

    In 2013, 23-year-old Whitney Mire moved to Brooklyn to participate in a 10-week Generation Send internship through the North American Mission Board. At the close of her internship, Mire, a native of St. Amant, La., decided to remain in New York to start her professional career and continue ministering in an urban context. Recently, Mire shared five minutes of her day with us.

    Date Created: 4/15/2014 1:58:35 PM

    SBC chaplain opens Fort Hood memorial service | ()

    SBC chaplain opens Fort Hood memorial serviceChaplain Col. Matthew M. Goff opened the Fort Hood memorial service April 9 honoring soldiers slain and wounded in last week’s shooting spree by asking God “to walk with us to the valley of our grief.” Goff is a chaplain endorsed by the Southern Baptist Convention and resourced by the North American Mission Board.
     

    Date Created: 4/11/2014 12:05:40 PM

    NAMB shares Send North America vision with pastors | ()

    NAMB shares Send North America vision with pastors

    More than 260 church planters, pastors and spouses came together in Nashville, Tenn., to learn about and engage with Send North America through the Discover North America Experience, held March 31-April 1.

     

    Date Created: 4/9/2014 2:12:06 PM

    Fort Hood chaplains on front lines of ministry | ()

    Doug Carver

    The April 9 memorial service honoring shooting victims at Fort Hood, Texas, will “be an important step in the healing process for a deeply grieving community,” said Doug Carver, executive director for chaplaincy at the North American Mission Board. The shooting spree left four dead, including the gunman, with 16 people injured.

     

     

     

    Date Created: 4/8/2014 2:01:50 PM

    Collegiate ministry leaders learn from multiplying Northwest church | ()

    Collegiate ministry leaders learn from multiplying Northwest church

    When most of your members learned to drive during the Obama administration, a large portion of tithes come from part-time earners and your church turns over most of its membership every four to five years, you have a unique set of ministry challenges. And it’s easy to think you’re struggling through these issues by yourself. That’s what it’s like to lead a collegiate church plant.

    Date Created: 4/7/2014 3:53:04 PM

    Worship CD to fund new church plant | ()

    Worship CD to fund new church plant

    Putting together high-quality worship experiences for college students can be expensive. Josh Martin knows that firsthand. The 31-year-old worship arts pastor at Resonate Church in Pullman, Wash., helped plant the church in 2007 with lead pastor Keith Wieser and a team of others.

     

    Date Created: 4/7/2014 3:36:53 PM

    Brooklyn church plant heads into Easter launch with time of prayer and fasting | ()

    Roberson and The Bridge have a vision to partner with networks and a variety of denominations to plant seven churches in metro New York: Brooklyn, the Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, Long Island and Westchester by 2020. For more information about The Bridge, see bridgechurchnyc.com and follow The Bridge on Twitter at @bridgechurchnyc

    Date Created: 4/7/2014 10:20:56 AM

    Christmas backpack initiative expanding convention wide | ()

    Christmas backpack initiative expanding convention wide

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. – When Ronnie Wyatt moved with his wife and three of his daughters from North Carolina to central New York state, they settled into one of the roughest neighborhoods in North Syracuse. Having left a secure pastorate in the South, Wyatt soon learned that only about 4 percent of Syracuse’s residents are Christians.

     

    Date Created: 4/4/2014 12:24:34 PM

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