The afternoon Bible study in what was then called Saigon began as most others, with a group of curious Vietnamese nationals walking into a small, nondescript home. They attended for a variety of reasons, but primarily to learn English and…
Despite COVID restrictions, faith-based agencies continue to improve lives in Africa
U.S-based humanitarian enterprises with long histories of service in Africa are continuing their work despite coronavirus and because of partnerships forged over years of ministry. Field personnel of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, for example, have been restricted in travel since…
Where the colors of the world worship together
“If two of our greatest challenges in this country are immigration and health care, then we’re a microcosm of that in this building.”
Photo gallery: Gaston Christian Center
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Video: Karen Baptist Church Pastor Hsa Twel and Wallace Yay interview
Watch the interview with Karen Baptist Church pastor Hsa Twel and Wallace Yay at Gaston Christian Center.
Video: Chin Agape Baptist Church congregational singing
Watch the Chin Agape Baptist Church congregational singing at Gaston Christian Center.
Video: Karen Baptist Church children’s choir
View the Karen Baptist Church children’s choir singing in their native language
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More milk, more money
For Gazmend Muharemi and his partners, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel Alicia and Jeff Lee, however, money generated by cow banking means renewal — not for their own pocketbooks — but for the community they love.
Trump insult making life difficult for overseas missionaries
The outrage over the comment made to senators in a meeting on immigration, and which the president eventually denied, has faded as Trump deals with newer scandals, including revelations of a tryst with a porn star. But there are those who continue to simmer about the “shithole” reference, including American Christians who have served as long- and short-term missionaries in some of the African and other nations Trump disparaged.