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Brian Mackert and his wife Sherrie have planted their lives to reach a polygamist community along the Ariz.-Utah border. For Mackert, it's a return to his past -- he grew up as the 28th child in a polygamist family until his mother left his father when Mackert was 13. After a painful road to faith, he felt God drawing him back to share Jesus with his former community. View Story | Download Photo
Brian and Sherrie Mackert (right) meet with ministry partners to discuss ways to reach out to the Short Creek Community along the Arizona-Utah border -- stretching from about 20 miles south of Colorado City, Ariz., to about 20 miles north -- encompassing about 10,000 people, many of whom were impoverished and hungry. View Story | Download Photo
An unnamed volunteer from First Baptist Church in Versailles, Ky., (third from right) spends time with FLDS women who run a homeschool for children in the Short Creek Community along the Ariz.-Utah border. The Kentucky team traveled to Short Creek to help with construction at the school and minister to the heavily polygamist community. View Story | Download Photo
Local volunteers help with food distribution at Short Creek Family Services. The ministry feeds about 6,000 people each month in the Short Creek Community on the Ariz.-Utah border, many of whom belong to the FLDS church. View Story | Download Photo
IMB missionary Lindsay Mikeska (left) talks with Claire Scott, a friend whom Lindsay disciples. As Lindsay has mentored Claire, she has become like part of the Mikeska family, who are investing their lives in London so that people like Claire can know Christ and grow in their relationship with him. View Story | Download Photo
Students attend a Saturday morning class taught by IMB missionaries Rick Martinez and Will Wright in the UNAM university campus area of Mexico City. These students are national believers who are eager to grow in their faith. As well as Bible study, these classes teach the students the practical skills of English-language translation. View Story | Download Photo
As more and more Muslims move into Russia’s cities from more remote areas in search of jobs, they often find themselves alone and struggling to integrate with their Orthodox countrymen. View Story | Download Photo
IMB worker Radford Bagby* carries his son as he hikes in the mountains of Nepal. Radford and his wife, Sarah, say their children have softened the hearts of villagers as they’ve trekked together, opening doors to share the hope of Christ. View Story | Download Photo
During Southern Seminary’s graduation ceremony, 156 master’s and doctoral students received their degrees as members of a 211-person graduating class. View Story | Download Photo
Eagle Heights Baptist Church in Harrison, AR, lost nearly half of its campus when a driver ran into a utility pole and sparked a fire. Springfield, Mo. View Story | Download Photo
Hance Dilbeck View Story | Download Photo
Members of the BGCO Executive Director-Treasurer Search Committee hear news that Dilbeck, pictured second from the right, was approved unanimously by board members. View Story | Download Photo
Believers pray during a worship service in Nepal, a country where it often takes people years to decide to follow Christ after they hear the gospel for the first time. Pray for IMB workers who are giving their lives to be there for the long haul, sharing with the Nepali people in the face of difficulties. View Story | Download Photo
Paul Pressler, pictured here in 2004, has denied a lawsuit’s allegations of sexual abuse. View Story | Download Photo
Danny Akin, president of Southeastern Seminary, leads the processional for graduation Dec. 8 at the Wake Forest, N.C., campus. View Story | Download Photo
Ryan Hurt (left), with church member Gary Clayton, has grown from a tattooed country music keyboardist to pastor of Lingleville Baptist Church in Texas. View Story | Download Photo
An outdoor nativity scene is the latest outreach by Lingleville Baptist Church members in seeking to reach their neighbors with the Gospel in their rural Texas town. View Story | Download Photo
Jocelyn Candelaria and her mom get chili during Family Night at Lingleville Baptist Church. View Story | Download Photo
Charles Stanley (right), senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Atlanta, has initiated a succession plan for Anthony George (left) to be his eventual successor, though Stanley said the time of his retirement is "known only by God." View Story | Download Photo
Providing comfort to grieving families in Williamson County through the Cookie Comfort Ministry are, from left, Charlene Cochrane, Evelyn Pearson, Evelyn Hilton, Drea Briggs, and Barbara Elder of Oak Valley Baptist Church, Franklin. View Story | Download Photo
The Comfort Cookie Ministry at Oak Valley Baptist Church, Franklin, provides cookies for more than 2,000 funerals a year in Williamson County. View Story | Download Photo
Congress began looking into Planned Parenthood, other abortion providers, and fetal procurement businesses after the 2015 release of undercover videos from the Center for Medical Progress. The videos appear to show abortion industry executives discussing the money they make from harvested parts of aborted babies. View Story | Download Photo
Kathi Jo Ledbetter-Williams takes part in the recessional after Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's commencement exercises Dec. 8 when she received the doctor of counseling degree. View Story | Download Photo
Doug Jones (right) defeated Roy Moore Dec. 12 in an Alabama special election to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. View Story | Download Photo