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Messenger Insight 327 – From Isa to Christ: A Muslim Woman’s Search for the Hand of God
Mar04

Messenger Insight 327 – From Isa to Christ: A Muslim Woman’s Search for the Hand of God

The Messenger sits down with Mona Sabah Earnest as she tells about her journey from Pakistan, to the United States and ultimately from Islam to Christianity. Earnest addresses her journey and stresses the importance of sharing the Good News of Christ. https://media.blubrry.com/messengerinsight/p/cdn.baptistmessenger.com/2019/03/04095808/Messenger-Insight-327-Mona-Earnest.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (22.5MB) Subscribe:...

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Venezuela pastor: church ‘opportunities increasing’
Feb25

Venezuela pastor: church ‘opportunities increasing’

VENEZUELA (BP) — Thousands of Venezuelans of all ages, across the entire nation, have marched on the streets in protest of the Nicolás Maduro regime. Scores were shot dead, more were beaten, hundreds rounded up and detained, according to media reports. As 2019 unfolds, the infrastructure continues a downward spiral, hyper-inflation has exceeded 1.5 million percent, food and medicine are increasingly difficult to acquire. And 3...

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Engagement with Muslims, not fear, is authors’ aim
Feb04

Engagement with Muslims, not fear, is authors’ aim

WAKE FOREST, N.C. (BP)—Fear, distrust and even anger can rise to the surface when Christians think about Islam and Muslims, stemming from tragic events like 9/11, the Boston Marathon bombing and the mass shooting at Fort Hood, Texas. Islam seems like an outsider in today’s North America, yet as Christians look around, more and more of their neighbors are Muslim. It’s a tension Keith Whitfield and Micah Fries address in...

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Philippine seminary uses adjunct professors
Feb02

Philippine seminary uses adjunct professors

Southern Philippines Seminary (SPBTS) in Davao is seeking to train tomorrow’s Christian innovators today by bringing educated pastors from Oklahoma to the school in the next three years to teach one week D.Min.-type courses to the M.Div. students. This is a bold move for a small school seeking to be more relevant. These courses will be enough to bring many of the pastors in the southern province of Mindanao to their desired goal of an...

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Owasso, First focuses on making workplace a mission field
Jan26

Owasso, First focuses on making workplace a mission field

Owasso—Mission Trips are sometimes referred to as the “discipleship microwave” by ministry leaders because the people who go on mission trips often experience life-changing spiritual growth. But a new ministry sponsored in part by Owasso, First hopes to help Christians experience mission trip life transformation close to home—or rather, the office. Owasso, First is partnering with an innovative marketplace initiative led by one of...

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Chitwood to be installed as IMB president Feb. 6
Jan23

Chitwood to be installed as IMB president Feb. 6

  RICHMOND, Va.(BP) — The International Mission Board will install Paul Chitwood formally as its 13th president on Feb. 6 at Grove Avenue Baptist Church in Richmond, Va. The public is invited to attend the installation service, which will include a Sending Celebration honoring the appointment of 19 new Southern Baptist international missionaries. The IMB’s board of trustees unanimously elected Chitwood, 48, as...

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