Navigation Menu
June 7 designated Southern Baptist Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church
May28

June 7 designated Southern Baptist Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church

RICHMOND, Va. (BP)—On average, eight Christians died for their faith every day in 2019. That equals more than 2,920 people killed for the cause of Christ last year, according to the 2020 annual report from Open Doors’ World Watch List. In addition, 9,488 churches or Christian buildings were attacked, and 3,711 Christians were detained without trial, arrested, sentenced and imprisoned. Open Doors reported that 260 million...

Read More
IMB’s 175th anniversary remembrance continues with emphasis on prayer, virtual timeline
May02

IMB’s 175th anniversary remembrance continues with emphasis on prayer, virtual timeline

RICHMOND, Va. (BP)—2020 has been a year like no other. COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, has taken lives across the globe and caused untold sickness and suffering. Closed borders limit international travel. “Shelter-in-place” orders are leading to massive unemployment in the U.S. as retail businesses, manufacturers and restaurants shutter their doors. And yet, the International Mission Board continues...

Read More
IMB TRUSTEES: Chitwood announces five-year plan, new VPs, new missionaries
Feb02

IMB TRUSTEES: Chitwood announces five-year plan, new VPs, new missionaries

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (BP)—International Mission Board (IMB) president Paul Chitwood announced IMB’s five-year plan during meetings with trustees Jan. 29-30 in Riverside, Calif. IMB trustees also elected Charles Clark as vice president of mobilization and Price Jett as vice president of finance, logistics and technology; appointed 21 new missionaries for service around the globe; and recognized 78 former IMB personnel in memoriam....

Read More
Lottie Moon’s home church reinvigorated to fulfill the Great Commission
Dec17

Lottie Moon’s home church reinvigorated to fulfill the Great Commission

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.—Missions is alive and well at Charlottesville, Va., First Park Street. This should come as no surprise, given that the church, founded in 1831, is home to one of Southern Baptists most famous international missionaries, Lottie Moon. Charlotte “Lottie” Diggs Moon was born Dec. 12, 1840, in Albemarle County, Va. Charlottesville is the county seat. In 1857, John Broadus, pastor of First Park Street, preached a...

Read More
Lottie Moon Offering totals $156.6 million
Oct08

Lottie Moon Offering totals $156.6 million

RICHMOND, Va. (BP)—Southern Baptist church members gave $156.6 million to support international missionaries in 2018-2019, the third-highest Lottie Moon Christmas Offering for international missions ever received. “Because you and your church gave through the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering, you are a part of reaching the unreached in every nation,” said International Mission Board (IMB) President Paul Chitwood. “When...

Read More
Like so many other organizations around the state and country, Oklahoma Baptists are closely monitoring news and information about the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).Learn More Here.
+