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62 cents a year could fund historic number of new IMB missionaries
Mar04

62 cents a year could fund historic number of new IMB missionaries

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (BP)—If every Southern Baptist increased giving to international missions by the price of a single cup of coffee over the next five years, the International Mission Board (IMB) would see historic growth in the number of missionaries it could fund. That’s the cost of the first of five strategic action statements of Vision 2025, which was approved by the Executive Committee in February and will be brought for...

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Southern Baptists remember 50th anniversary of historic Asbury revival
Feb03

Southern Baptists remember 50th anniversary of historic Asbury revival

Fort Worth, Texas (BP)—Southern Baptists remembering a historic revival that swept through Southwestern Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, say remembering what God did in the midst of one divisive period of American history should motivate believers to pray for it again. This month marks a half century since revival broke out at Asbury College and Seminary in Wilmore, Ky., on Feb. 3 of 1970. Thanks to the testimonies of those Asbury...

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Disaster Relief Appreciation Day set for Nov. 10
Nov09

Disaster Relief Appreciation Day set for Nov. 10

FORT GIBSON (BP)—It has been nearly 18 years since the darkest day of Lonnie Rowan’s life. On Dec. 31, 2001, Rowan fell into a brush fire on his Ft. Gibson property. With burns over 35 percent of his body, doctors gave him a 1 percent chance to live. God’s odds were much better. Although Rowan had one leg amputated below the knee and the other leg amputated above the knee, he beat all the other medical expectations. The...

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Man baptized at church he vandalized 6 months earlier
Oct11

Man baptized at church he vandalized 6 months earlier

CONWAY, Ark. (BP)—Feb. 28, 2019 was one of the worst days of 23-year-old Brenton Winn’s life. But it paved the way for one of the best. Angry at God after he relapsed from an addiction to methamphetamines despite spending time at a faith-based recovery program, Winn knew nothing about Conway, Ark., Central, when he broke in that February evening. High on drugs, Winn went on a rampage and destroyed $100,000 of church property,...

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Buddhist finds Christ at Silicon Valley church plant
Oct10

Buddhist finds Christ at Silicon Valley church plant

SAN JOSE, Calif. (BP)—On Father’s Day 2017, Sophie Nguyen found herself in San Jose, close to 2,000 miles from her father back home in Granger, Ind. Nguyen and her boyfriend had moved across the United States to the Silicon Valley the year before. Since it was her first Father’s Day without her dad nearby, she took up a friend on his invitation to Eden Church. Nguyen knew little about Christianity and didn’t...

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