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October 11, 2017
Most of Southern Baptists’ “low-hanging fruit” has already been picked, and it’s up to churches to find new church planters, said Jeff Christopherson, North American Mission Board’s (NAMB) vice president for the Send Network.
October 6, 2017 | Send Relief
This weekend (Oct. 8), nearly 70 Southern Baptist Disaster Relief (SBDR) volunteers will begin arriving in Puerto Rico to aid in recovery efforts on the island. Sam Porter, the North American Mission Board’s (NAMB) national director for disaster relief, will reach Puerto Rico on Sunday, Oct. 8,...
October 6, 2017
MONTREAL (BP)—North American Mission Board (NAMB) trustees gathered Oct. 2-4 in this city of great beauty—and great spiritual need—to hear reports of church planting progress and to witness the reality of the deep lostness that makes Montreal the least-reached part of North America.
October 6, 2017
MONTREAL, QC—A celebration has been underway in Montreal. The year 2017 marks the 375th anniversary of the city’s founding, and the streets have been filled with festivals and events commemorating the occasion.
October 3, 2017
NASHVILLE (BP) -- Two Southern Baptist leaders with experience and expertise in church revitalization are joining together for a podcast to assist churches in danger of shutting their doors.
September 29, 2017 | Send Relief
The North American Mission Board’s (NAMB) Send Relief ministry has been asked to manage the disaster response on behalf of the Convention of Southern Baptist Churches in Puerto Rico.
September 27, 2017 | Send Relief
IMMOKALEE—Disaster Relief (DR) unit leader, Rick Merritt, was frustrated. He needed a tool he didn’t have in order to fix the roof on a migrant worker’s trailer in Immokalee, Florida after it was destroyed by Hurricane Irma.
September 22, 2017 | Send Relief
Hurricane Maria has knocked power out for nearly the entire population of Puerto Rico. The island’s infrastructure is devastated, and initial reports estimate that it will take months before services can be completely restored.
September 21, 2017
IMMOKALEE—Inside a gym with yellow walls, 200 volunteers form an assembly line. They’re from First Baptist Church (FBC) Immokolee in Immokalee, Fl., and they’re bagging food and cleaning supplies in the church’s gym because it’s one of the few buildings left standing after Hurricane Irma reduced...
September 21, 2017 | Send Relief
NASHVILLE (BP) -- State Baptist conventions and donors from across the nation have been pivotal to Southern Baptists' Send Relief efforts for survivors of catastrophic Hurricanes Irma and Harvey.
September 18, 2017 | Send Relief
KATY, Texas —Hurricane Harvey’s impact will be felt in this flood-weary state for many months to come as homeowners struggle to put their lives back together. Southern Baptist Disaster Relief (SBDR) crews remain on the scene, even as others deploy to Florida for Hurricane Irma response.
September 18, 2017
BOSTON—Be careful with the book of Acts. The Holy Spirit just may use the stories of early church missionaries to help you realize that He can do with you now what He did with them then.