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Muslim who became Hindu for love finds Jesus in South Asia
Aug07

Muslim who became Hindu for love finds Jesus in South Asia

SOUTH ASIA—Zoya’s* family life was a mess. She had fallen in love with a Hindu man, and consequently, her Muslim family disowned her. As the years went by, she became the mother of two and a dutiful Hindu. But her marriage suffered when her husband Azad* began drinking too much. A friend brought Zoya to the home of Baptist workers Alexander and Lillian Traverston,* where Zoya found a job as a language tutor. As they studied, Lillian...

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Messenger Insight 342 – Embracing Brokenness As Opportunity for the Gospel
Aug06

Messenger Insight 342 – Embracing Brokenness As Opportunity for the Gospel

Hear how the upcoming Edna McMillan Oklahoma State Missions Offering is advancing the Gospel in Oklahoma. https://media.blubrry.com/messengerinsight/p/cdn.baptistmessenger.com/2019/08/05100136/Messenger-Insight-342-State-Missions-Offering.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (16.4MB) Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn |...

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Deaf adults eager to hear Gospel in South Asia
Aug02

Deaf adults eager to hear Gospel in South Asia

SOUTH ASIA (BP) — International Mission Board missionary Bethany meets regularly with a group of four Deaf friends from South Asia. These friends are Hindus and are eager to know more about the one true God. Bethany (name changed for security) teaches the group Bible stories in sign language. Each night, Bethany and the group discuss a different story, and she has presented the Gospel multiple times. They’ve talked about...

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Messenger Insight 341 – Pray for Pastors
Aug01

Messenger Insight 341 – Pray for Pastors

Teron Gaddis highlights powerful ways that Christians can lift pastors up in prayer. https://media.blubrry.com/messengerinsight/p/cdn.baptistmessenger.com/2019/08/01100300/Messenger-Insight-341-Dr.-Gaddis.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (18.5MB) Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn |...

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Missions minded: Q&A exclusive with IMB President Paul Chitwood
Aug01

Missions minded: Q&A exclusive with IMB President Paul Chitwood

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is from the transcript of a recent edition of Messenger Insight featuring Paul Chitwood who serves as International Mission Board (IMB) president. Q: We’re coming on the heels of an amazing Southern Baptist Convention when a missionary sending event for the IMB took place. In November, there will be an IMB missionary sending event coming right here to Oklahoma. Talk about why it was important that you...

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Foster Care Retreat allows families summer fun and training
Aug01

Foster Care Retreat allows families summer fun and training

TALIHINA—Summer time calls for fun times in the sunshine. The Leflore Association gave foster families an opportunity to create fun summer time together at the Foster Family Retreat, a three-day annual event. The Foster Family Retreat is a partnership between the Leflore Association and the Department of Human Services (DHS), held at Kiamichi Baptist Assembly (KBA) campgrounds in Talihina. “It allows foster families an opportunity to...

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