Urgent: Pray for the Holy Land; Southern Baptists encouraged to pray for global persecuted church.
During a family meal, family worship, church small group meeting, or your own devotion time, this prayer guide will lead you to pray for the lost and for your missionaries who are steadfastly present among them.
The International Mission Board and Woman's Missionary Union invite all Southern Baptists to participate in the 2023 Lottie Moon Christmas Offering and Week of Prayer for International Missions.
NEW ORLEANS (BP) – At the 2023 Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting in New Orleans, International Mission Board leadership and staff used every opportunity to draw attention to the reality that lostness is growing every day. The solution to the problem of lostness is the Gospel. Through public reports, personal conversations and the exhibit booth, IMB called Southern Baptists to renew their commitment to reaching every nation.
Imagine fasting for 28 days. No food or drink during daylight hours. It’s about more than testing your willpower. Your social standing and status with God depend on how well you do with this task. For Muslims around the world, this is their reality for the next month. This year, Ramadan starts on the evening […]
Over and over, the International Mission Board sees examples of Southern Baptists coming together to take the gospel to every nation. The cooperative efforts have never shone brighter than this year. Churches set a record with their generous giving. The Lottie Moon offering was the largest in the 177-yearhistory of the IMB with $203.7 million.
The big outreach event was almost here. Plans had been made and prayer supporters engaged. South Asian believer Abel was leading the efforts for a widespread gospel outreach to a largely unreached district. But COVID-19 disrupted the plans. Transportation to the region shut down and the event had to be cancelled.
On another sunny day in northern Uganda, Hector steps into the river and turns to extend his hand to Oketa Robert, a new believer. Oketa Robert walks into the water, ready to take the next step of faith and be baptized. He
Bibles lay open amid the food wrappers on the fast-food restaurant table. The two men sat quietly discussing a key concept in Christianity — Jesus rising from the dead.
Everyone in the small church wondered if the baptism was ever going to happen. In this Central Asian city visited by thousands of tourists each year, the delays kept stacking up.