DALLAS (BP) – Crediting God’s tenderness and compassion, Leanne Jamieson says pregnant women in crisis often stick to her very soul, causing her to take their concerns to God’s …
ALPHARETTA, Ga. (BP) – The Send Conference will make its late-summer return after several years on hiatus, North American Mission Board trustees learned at their May 3 board meeting.
MEDELLIN, Colombia (BP) – Travis Burkhalter and his wife Beth have served with the IMB in Central and South America since 2010. In those years, their Spanish language skills have steadily …
Living the missionary task – no matter the cost – is a Phan family legacy that spans three generations. It all began when Western missionaries shared the Gospel in Vietnam with their family and discipled the new believers to reach their neighbors and beyond.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (BP) – A substantial drop in the number of adoptions in the United States coincided with the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report.
PRAGUE, Czechoslovakia (BP) – Mothers and their youngsters who fled Ukraine for safety to Prague are “broken-hearted, desperate, searching for hope,” LeAnna Hall told Baptist Press. Hall’s idea for children and moms in the church to write letters of encouragement that would point the Ukrainian refugees “to the hope they could have in Jesus Christ,” is spreading across Oklahoma and the nation.
CLEARWATER, Fla. (BP) – A public baptism including more than 130 changed lives is significant on its own. But an onlooker’s response may be the biggest memory for Matt Laughter, worship pastor for the East Lake campus of Calvary Church.
ONTARIO, Canada (BP) – During its annual meeting last week, the Canadian National Baptist Convention confirmed Jeff Christopherson as the convention’s new National Ministry Leader/Executive Director. A native Canadian, Christopherson was previously serving as the convention’s multiplying church catalyst and as co-vocational pastor of The Sanctuary in Oakville, Ontario.
NEW ORLEANS (BP) – Jamie Dew, president of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Leavell College, urged the schools’ May 2022 graduates to consider the question that would impact their lives and ministries as they step into a new chapter in life.
HAVANA – A deadly explosion on May 6 at a Havana hotel that left 46 dead and more than 90 injured also severely damaged nearby Calvary Baptist Church, which housed the offices of the Baptist Convention of Western Cuba. Now, as the organization looks to rebuild, its leaders and members remain committed to their mission - reaching Cubans with the Gospel.