Steven Porter speaks at First Baptist Church in Tallahassee, Fla. (Jeff Brumley/BNG)
Steven Porter speaks at First Baptist Church in Tallahassee, Fla. (Jeff Brumley/BNG)

CBF’s Porter gives peek at new global missions process

Steven Porter says a new CBF global missions structure will be proposed by the fall, with anticipated approval in January 2016. 

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Pat Anderson, left, the first coordinator of CBF Florida, speaks with Mark Wilbanks, its third moderator, during the 1990s. (Photo courtesy of CBF Florida)
Pat Anderson, left, the first coordinator of CBF Florida, speaks with Mark Wilbanks, its third moderator, during the 1990s. (Photo courtesy of CBF Florida)

At 25, CBF Florida thanks God — and Hurricane Andrew — for missions focus

A current focus on the Caribbean and Latin America and participation by a young generation of Baptists is expected to propel CBF Florida into a future of service.

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Bluefield unveils half-price tuition plan for qualified students

The initiative aims to provide a pathway to quality higher education for students in central Appalachia.

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Bigger class, new journalism component defines 2015 Mercer On Mission

Mercer University said it will send 180 students to a dozen locations around the world this year.

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Charlotte Connah, at podium, explains the inspiration behind the interfaith prayer garden at Mercer University. (Photo courtesy Mercer University Marketing Communications)
Charlotte Connah, at podium, explains the inspiration behind the interfaith prayer garden at Mercer University. (Photo courtesy Mercer University Marketing Communications)

Religions converge at Mercer’s new interfaith prayer garden

 The dedication capped three years of planning, fundraising and construction by a multi-religious coalition.

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IMB drops ban on ‘private prayer language’

New guidelines for the International Mission Board’s missionary appointment require adherence to the Baptist Faith and Message.

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BNG dinner to feature authors of new book about Ebola experience

Louise Troh and Christine Wicker explore the saga of the United States’ first Ebola victim.

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Baptists helping Texas twister victims

Texas Baptist Men and other groups responded in Van, Texas, where many have been displaced by the Sunday tornado.

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The Rio Grande. Samford University students were influential in inspiring Baptist ministries in communities located along the river. (Creative Commons photo by Lee Ruk)
The Rio Grande. Samford University students were influential in inspiring Baptist ministries in communities located along the river. (Creative Commons photo by Lee Ruk)

Samford students inspired Baptist ministry along the Rio Grande

A new book by Samford University professor Myralyn Allgood documents the longstanding role students from the Alabama school have had on outreach along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Nepalese Baptists participate in global relief effort for quake victims

The Nepal Baptist Church Council, a Baptist World Alliance member, is providing tents, food and medical care.

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