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Partnership missions:  Why Edmonton?
Aug06

Partnership missions: Why Edmonton?

Danny Ringer serves as the Director of Missions for Beckham-Mills Association and serves as a member of the North American Mission Board. I remember last summer when the North American Mission Board (NAMB) decided that I needed to serve on the Canada Region team for NAMB trustees at our orientation. The thought of Canada never crossed my mind. As a matter of fact, I thought of the Chaplaincy Commission for my area of service. The...

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Mosque lawsuit brings concern, clarity on religious liberty
Jun30

Mosque lawsuit brings concern, clarity on religious liberty

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, N.J. (BP) — The proposed construction of a mosque in New Jersey has prompted discussion among Southern Baptists of the proper way to protect Muslims’ religious liberty. Today (June 9) a trio of Southern Baptist professors — Jason Due read more

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Endurance, gospel-centrality spotlighted at SBC Pastors’ Conference
Jun14

Endurance, gospel-centrality spotlighted at SBC Pastors’ Conference

ST. LOUIS (BP)—Aimed at giving pastors a charge like the one the apostle Paul gave his son in the ministry, Timothy, in 2 Timothy 4:5-6, the 2016 Southern Baptist Convention Pastors’ Conference kicked off Sun., June 12 at the America’s Center Convention Complex in St. Louis. With the theme “Live this!”, the Sunday evening and Monday morning sessions focused on issues such as suffering, endurance, the Gospel, cross-cultural ministry...

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Crossover St. Louis: Hundreds come to faith in Christ
Jun14

Crossover St. Louis: Hundreds come to faith in Christ

ST. LOUIS (BP)—Southern Baptist volunteers reported more than 350 professions of faith in Jesus Christ during Crossover events throughout metro St. Louis this year. One man who made a decision for Christ had been considering suicide just a few days earlier, said Eloy Rodriquez. Rodriquez, a longtime Crossover volunteer, serves as Hispanic pastor of Lutz, Fla., Idlewild. Julie DuVall of Bolivar, Mo., First, takes time to listen to...

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Messenger Insight 253 – Travis Wussow
May19

Messenger Insight 253 – Travis Wussow

Religious Freedom Around the World The ERLC’s Travis Wussow talks about the status of religious liberty in the world today. https://media.blubrry.com/messengerinsight/p/www.baptistmessenger.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Messenger-Insight-253-Travis-Wussow.mp3Podcast: Subscribe in iTunes | Play in new window | Download...

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Partnership missions:  DR flood response continues
Mar28

Partnership missions: DR flood response continues

>> by Jim Burton and Bob Nigh  Atlanta Photojournalist, Messenger Managing Editor HAMMOND, La. (BP)—When flood victim Lynell Davis walked into the Southern Baptist Incident Command Center at Woodlawn Park Church, long-time Southern Baptist Disaster Relief (SBDR) volunteer Marlene Thompson could see that he was distraught. “He looked like he hadn’t slept in days,” said Thompson of Colyell, La. “He sat down and was shaking, said...

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