Wednesday, 30 April 2014 12:36

CBF names global missions coordinator

StevenPorter webSteven Porter, who served as executive director of Touching Miami with Love 2001-2005, has been named new CBF coordinator of global missions.

Published in Organizations

Seeing the connection between the environment, economies and the basic need for water is luring an increasing number of churches to delve into domestic and international water ministry.

Published in Missions
Monday, 24 March 2014 10:15

Former WMU leader Willene Pierce dies

The founder and recently retired executive director of Native American LINK died unexpectedly at the Baptist Hospital in Oklahoma City.

Published in People

Increasingly, mission trips are evaluated not only by the impact on the target area, but on those who minister. It’s a shift in attitudes toward domestic and international outreach.

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Mission organizations have long opposed CIA requests for missionaries to assist the spy agency, and one current mission leader says he isn’t aware of field personnel being asked for information by U.S. security agencies.

Published in People

Organization leaders say college and graduate students are more interested in longer-term, relationship-building projects than they are in quick-hit mission experiences. 

Published in Organizations
Wednesday, 19 February 2014 12:28

At 10, Facebook making major ministry impact

Since its inception a decade ago, Facebook has become nearly indispensable to many churches and ministries.

Published in Organizations
Wednesday, 19 February 2014 13:46

U.S. Baptist church group amid violence in Kiev

A mission team from Texas near violent protests in the Ukraine called for prayers that political unrest might lead to spiritual renewal in the former Soviet state.

Published in Politics
Monday, 03 February 2014 22:36

Sunrise, sunset: The Church in America today

Across the United States, many churches are fading, some churches are closing, and a handful of churches are surging with explosive growth. What makes the difference?

Two Democratic congressmen invited the mother and sister of an American citizen suspected of illegal missionary activity in North Korea to Tuesday’s address to help build public support for his release from prison on humanitarian grounds.

Published in Politics
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