… Southern Baptists across the U.S. are finding creative ways to celebrate the Easter season.
Southern Baptist Disaster Relief (SBDR) teams across the United States, like this one from Florida, have been donating N95 masks and other personal protective equipment to hospitals and healthcare facilities to support medical workers as they fight the COVID-19 crisis. Photo from Florida SBDR social media By Brandon Elrod ALPHARETTA (BP) — As COVID-19 cases […]
Roughly one-third of GenSend summer missionaries move to cities after college with the goal of living on mission alongside North American Mission Board missionaries once they arrive. Reid Morrison (left), Ebbie Davis (center), and Liz Olear (right) are examples of students who made such a decision after serving with GenSend. DANIEL DELGADO/NAMB By Brandon Elrod […]
The church has not closed. The church has moved outside the building,” pastor Marc Hooks told his congregation First Baptist Church Branch in a Facebook message today (March 17). Hooks is hopeful members will embrace the newly-established online giving portal while the church is unable to meet in person. MARC IRA HOOKS/BP
By Stella McMillianEAST ASIA (BP) — Normally, there wouldn’t be anything noteworthy about Jane* and her family having other local believers over for dinner. But recently, life has been anything but normal. As the coronavirus (COVID-19) has spread throughout East Asia and other parts of the world, many cities including Jane’s have imposed restrictions on […]
By Aaron Earls/LifeWayNASHVILLE (BP) — As the coronavirus spreads in the U.S., congregations are facing a situation many have never considered.In response, the LifeWay Leadership team has developed pandemic response resources that are being made available for free to assist pastors and church leaders at MinistryGrid.com/coronavirus.”Pastors are asking questions about how their churches should react […]
Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico in 2017. Roughly two and a half years later, survivors continue to rebuild. Jonathan Santiago, a 2020 Annie Armstrong Easter Offering Week of Prayer missionary, directs the North American Mission Board’s compassion ministry on the island through Send Relief. DANIEL DELGADO/NAMB