IMB President Paul Chitwood is shown here visiting Columbia, one of the many countries where his organization has missionaries stationed. By Paul Chitwood Matthew 24:14 records these words of our Lord: “This gospel of the kingdom will be proclaimed throughout the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come.” […]
Coach Bobby Bowden met with Paul Chitwood to discuss what winning means, on and off the football field. (IMB Photo) By Paul Chitwood “Is winning everything?” I asked. “No. But winning is important. If you don’t win, they fire you,” replied Coach Bowden. Bobby Bowden coached football for more than 50 years. Over the course […]
By Laura Erlanson NASHVILLE (BP) – On a website that often makes social media look terribly anti-social, many Southern Baptists have been sharing some positivity with the Twitter hashtag #ThisistheSBC. As the 2021 SBC Annual Meeting looms (it’s June 15-16 in Nashville), social media posts and conversations about the SBC and even about individual Southern […]
Graphic courtesy of the International Mission Board. By Paul Chitwood The 2020 Lottie Moon Christmas Offering® goal is $175 million. That number is significant because 2020 marks the 175th anniversary of Southern Baptists sending workers to the nations. The annual offering makes up almost 60% of the International Mission Board’s revenue and helps to support […]
By Grace Thornton EAST AFRICA — A thousand snapshots — that’s what IMB President Paul Chitwood got in a recent trip to East Africa. He knew missionaries faced challenges in taking the Gospel to the unreached. He knew the logistical and spiritual struggles could be intense for those on the front lines of pushing back […]
“I have seen firsthand the missional impact of state convention ministries.”
“The Gospel will be heard today where it would not have been heard if it weren’t for Southern Baptists…”
Kentucky’s Paul Chitwood is the IMB’s candidate for president.