Children from a refugee camp in northern Iraq wait in line to receive new shoes, provided by Buckner International and Texas Baptist Men. (Images courtesy of Buckner International)
Children from a refugee camp in northern Iraq wait in line to receive new shoes, provided by Buckner International and Texas Baptist Men. (Images courtesy of Buckner International)

Not forgotten, Christians tell embattled Yazidis

Baptists have spearheaded efforts to send spiritual and material aid to the ethinc group living in fear of ISIS. 

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Marc Wyatt brings a wall mirror into Welcome House in Raleigh earlier this month. He and his wife, Kim, helped get the residential facility open for refugees resettled in the area. (Jeff Brumley/BNG)
Marc Wyatt brings a wall mirror into Welcome House in Raleigh earlier this month. He and his wife, Kim, helped get the residential facility open for refugees resettled in the area. (Jeff Brumley/BNG)

Taking refugee work to the next level in North Carolina’s Research Triangle

Kim and Marc Wyatt have helped open Welcome House in Raleigh, N.C.,  which provides a home for single and small families of refugees who are resettled in the area.

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Missionary sent to revive Zimbabwe seminary

A Southern Seminary Ph.D. student and his family have moved to Zimbabwe with a mission to revive a seminary struggling since the firing of its former principal over doctrine in 2011.

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More than 3,500 babies are abandoned annually across South Africa, many left to die on the street or dumped in a gutter. Johannesburg ministries like the El Roi Baby Home and Door of Hope Children’s Mission rescue dozens of these babies, providing them with a safe home while seeking to place each one with a “forever family.” (Photos courtesy of CBF)
More than 3,500 babies are abandoned annually across South Africa, many left to die on the street or dumped in a gutter. Johannesburg ministries like the El Roi Baby Home and Door of Hope Children’s Mission rescue dozens of these babies, providing them with a safe home while seeking to place each one with a “forever family.” (Photos courtesy of CBF)

Baptists aid effort to rescue abandoned babies in South Africa

A Johannesburg ministry seeks transformation in a city where 200 babies are abandoned each month.

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World’s restoration is focus of young adult gathering

Kairos event will explore the God who is “always creating and recreating,” say leaders.

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Paige Patterson details missiological ‘battle’ at IMB

The president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary says the fight over church-planting strategies being used overseas is “more subtle” than the inerrancy controversy that split the SBC.

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CBF releases funds for Syrian refugee relief

The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is continuing long-term efforts to serve Syrian refugees through its field personnel and ministry partners in the Middle East and now Southeast Europe. 

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A U.S. Coast Guard officer looks for survivors in the path of Hurricane Katrina. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)
A U.S. Coast Guard officer looks for survivors in the path of Hurricane Katrina. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)

10 years later, one Baptist group reflects on Katrina and its aftermath

One of the worse disasters in U.S. history left 1,800 dead and more than $100 billion in damage.

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Youth focus on a repair project on a house in Tazewell County, Va. (Bluefield College photo)
Youth focus on a repair project on a house in Tazewell County, Va. (Bluefield College photo)

Project impacts low-income families in southwest Virginia

Home repair and spiritual growth combined to give youth new insights this summer, say project organizers.

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Harold Patterson, vice president for the Texas Baptist Men water ministry, teaches missionaries from Venezuela how to drill a well. (Photo by Paul Lozuk)
Harold Patterson, vice president for the Texas Baptist Men water ministry, teaches missionaries from Venezuela how to drill a well. (Photo by Paul Lozuk)

Missionaries from Venezuela learn skills aimed at self-sustaining church planting

The goal is to live off the land with minimal support from other sources.

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