For individuals wondering if the International Mission Board has a place for them to serve in the Revelation 7:9 vision, the answer is probably “Yes!” If an individual is Southern Baptist and aligned theologically with the 2000 Statement of the Baptist Faith and Message, the IMB wants to hel…

The IMB has announced the availability of stories, videos, and promotional resources for George Liele Church Planting, Evangelism, and Missions Sunday on, February 6, 2022. The resources focus on the life of George Liele, a freed African American slave who left the United States to share the…

MURRAY, Ky. (BP) – Donation drives and tornado-recovery relief efforts for Mayfield, Kentucky, continue. In their midst, First Baptist Church, Murray, is hosting the most extensive disaster relief operations in the area.

During the 2021 Christmas season, believers from Southeast Asia and the United States partnered to share the Gospel with thousands of people in Thailand through the gift of a handmade stocking stuffed with a Bible story booklet. Believers at various Southern Baptist churches in the United St…

JACKSON, Miss. (BP) – First Baptist Jackson, Mississippi, Senior Pastor Chip Stevens appreciates Casey and Scott Tuminello and the more than 3,500 International Mission Board personnel spreading the Gospel globally. The Tuminellos, IMB missionaries to Denmark, were among 20 international mis…

International Mission Board workers Skip and Kim Meyer* have spent their lives on two very different mission fields but with the same purpose: giving hope to people who need it and equipping others to do the same.

Stephen and Erin Spencer* minister in a region of Southeast Asia where tribal warfare is ongoing, civil unrest is on the rise and foreigners are blacklisted from entering certain regions. However, the Good News is entering homes and hearts. One of those hearts is a woman who goes by the name…

Mrs. Lombena transitioned with ease from the standard West African greetings into the story of Jesus and the woman caught in adultery. The Togolese man listening to the story was quickly attentive to her vivid storytelling. A lively discussion about the truths and implications of the Bible s…

“Critically broken.” Those words describe the lives of Turkmen families and are words heavy with the weight of millions of hard choices. Life in Turkmenistan, one of the most repressive countries in the world, according to those in the region, causes many Turkmen to look for an escape route.…

“The unwanted child.” That disturbing phrase reverberates in one’s conscience after reading the U.S. Supreme Court opinion from the 1973 case, Roe v. Wade. Justice Harry Blackmun authored the opinion that seems more like a creative writing piece than a decision rooted in the American Constit…

NASHVILLE (BP) – If Roe v. Wade is overturned by the United States Supreme Court, the need to take a stance for pro-life causes will not be finished. It will be just beginning as each state will chart its own individual course.

In light of the development regarding President Biden’s removal of the Hyde Amendment from his 2022 proposed budget, Christians may be prone to despair at what looks like an undermining of years of pro-life advocacy work. While the president’s proposal is undoubtedly significant, there are o…

NASHVILLE (BP) – The Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission has encouraged President Biden to include the input of evangelical Christian and other faith leaders in the federal government's work on the use of artificial intelligence and other issues in technol…

Hoosna* and Zahra*, national believers in Northern Africa, visited a village three hours away from their homes for eight weeks. The two women diligently made the journey through rocky, desert terrain to share their faith with the women of the village.

NASHVILLE (BP) – The first day of hotel reservations for the 2022 SBC Annual Meeting in Anaheim, California, outpaced previous years at a record rate, according to reports provided by the SBC Executive Committee to Baptist Press. A total of 1,894 registrations were booked on opening day, Oct…

Digital media has changed the world. Jesus commissioned believers to make disciples of all nations, and the accessibility provided through the internet directly impacts that work. The ancient Roman Road opened the way to share Christ with the world in the apostle Paul’s day. Today, the inter…

John Dina’s job description is not “medicine as missions.” However, he sees his work with community development in Mozambique as one way of doing healthcare missions.

NASHVILLE (Lifeway) - B&H Publishing will released its most comprehensive student Bible to date with the “CSB Student Study Bible,” in mid-October. The new Bible from the trade publishing arm of Lifeway Christian Resources features hundreds of study notes, articles, and other tools desig…

“If I ever write a book, the title will be, “The Day Jesus Walked into My Coffee Shop,” Jose* said with a smile. Ben and Christy Prater, Baptist representatives, also grinned as they remembered that first encounter at a Jerusalem coffee shop. Little did they know that each of their lives wou…

DEERFIELD, Va. (BP) - As the world reacted to a nearly six-hour shutdown of Facebook and Instagram on Monday, Oct. 4, Southern Baptist churches who use the platforms are considering how they would respond to a potential future shutdown on a Sunday.

PITTSBURGH (BP)– After a pandemic-influenced decline in 2020, Southern Baptists rallied to give $66.5 million to the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering in 2021, which is the highest amount ever given to the offering that supports missions in North America. North American Mission Board president…