Baptist leaders say the historic, western style of short-term mission trips were more about self-fulfiment rather than transforming the lives of impoverished people. They are calling for more thoughtful, missional approaches where the goal is to participate in God’s transformative action around the world.

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Dwight Stinnett says God must have had a sense of humor when calling him out of a life in academia to the ministry. He recently retired as executive minister of American Baptist Churches of the Great Rivers Region.

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Omanson, who taught New Testament at Southern Seminary in the 1980s, spent most of his career working out problems with translating thoughts from ancient Hebrew and Greek into modern languages around the world.

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NAMB church planters see service opportunities in Baltimore as their moment to shine.

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Some Baptist leaders are concerned that Christians and churches no longer collaborate on missions and other volunteer projects as they did in the past.

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A group from Baylor University’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing ventured to Africa to hone skills they will need as medical missionaries.

Published in Missions

A Baptist World Alliance group met for the second of five meetings in an effort to overcome differences that bar Baptists and Methodists from more effective mission together.

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Friday, 27 February 2015 06:30

All politics is local? Forget it.

All politics is global. And so is all of congregational life.

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Kim and Marc Wyatt are showing congregations how to engage the world in their own communities.

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The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Governing Board has formed an ad hoc committee to get a head start on policy and funding recommendations likely to result from a strategic planning process initiated by the new CBF Missions Council.

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