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  • Crossover & Harvest America share timeless Gospel message

    by Josie Bingham, posted Monday, June 12, 2017 (6 months ago)

    Photo by Adam Covington
    PHOENIX (BP) -- It started Friday, June 9 -- the rumblings of an awakening. More than 700 voices worshiped at North Phoenix Baptist Church in Phoenix, Ariz., kicking off the weekend's Crossover Arizona and Harvest America events.

    The North American Mission Board's (NAMB) Crossover Arizona and Greg Laurie's Harvest America joined forces to host a three-day evangelistic outreach involving training, street evangelism and service projects before culminating in Harvest America's Sunday night crusade. Read More

  • Q&A: Laurie talks Crossover, Billy Graham & WWIII

    by Brian Hobbs/Baptist Messenger, posted Monday, May 08, 2017 (7 months ago)

    Photo by Bill Bangham
    Evangelist Greg Laurie shares in an interview with The Baptist Messenger about the upcoming Harvest evangelism mega-rally in Phoenix on June 11. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Crossover -- too important to neglect in prayer

    by Ralph Tone, posted Thursday, April 20, 2017 (8 months ago)

    "The eternal destinies of thousands of people will hang in the balance," Ralph Tone writes of the importance of the Harvest Crusade and Crossover Phoenix prior to the SBC annual meeting. The Gospel message that will be proclaimed is "too important to neglect in prayer," he writes. Read More

  • Crossover continues to yield 'lifetime of ministry'

    by Art Toalston, posted Thursday, April 20, 2017 (8 months ago)

    BP file photo by Dominique Bray
    PHOENIX (BP) -- "I will never forget the first day that we went door-to-door."

    As in door-to-door evangelism.

    Brittany Tennal and her husband Julius, from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, were among 100-plus students participating in Crossover St. Louis, the evangelistic thrust prior to last year's Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting. Read More

  • Volunteers needed for Crossover

    by Tobin Perry, posted Monday, March 27, 2017 (8 months ago)

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    PHOENIX (BP) -- The goal of this year's Crossover is to "Engage Phoenix with the Gospel" through a partnership with Harvest America.

    North American Mission Board and Arizona Southern Baptist Convention leaders are praying for more than 5,000 salvation decisions through this summer's Crossover activities prior to the 2017 SBC annual meeting in Phoenix.

    But for that to happen, they need the help of Southern Baptists to come and serve as volunteers, according to Eddy Pearson, evangelism director for the Arizona ... Read More

  • Crossover St. Louis sees increase in faith decisions

    by Joe Conway, posted Wednesday, June 15, 2016 (one year ago)

    ST. LOUIS (BP) -- Southern Baptist volunteers took advantage of the preparations made in advance of Crossover St. Louis and saw those efforts result in 556 St. Louis residents placing their faith in Christ for salvation. As the host city for the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention, the St. Louis Baptist Association and executive director Jim Breeden helped create environments where people were receptive to Gospel conversations. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: A Crossover of generations

    by Daniel Woodman, posted Tuesday, June 14, 2016 (one year ago)

    Collegian Daniel Woodman sees different generations come together to impact St. Louis. Believers came together through the Crossover evangelistic outreach prior to this year's SBC annual meeting "to bring a gift that can be shared by all generations -- the salvation of Jesus Christ," Woodman writes. Read More

  • Church's Hispanic outreach gets Crossover boost

    by Keila Diaz, posted Monday, June 13, 2016 (one year ago)

    Photo by Keila Diaz
    ST. LOUIS (BP) -- Tower Grove Baptist Church culminated a weeklong outreach in a nearby Hispanic community by launching its first-ever Spanish service.

    Spanish-speaking students from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary engaged in door-to-door evangelism in the mostly Hispanic community called Cherokee during the yearly Crossover evangelistic emphasis prior to the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting. Read More

  • Crossover St. Louis: Hundreds come to faith in Christ

    by Tobin Perry, posted Monday, June 13, 2016 (one year ago)

    ST. LOUIS (BP) -- Southern Baptist volunteers reported more than 350 professions of faith in Jesus Christ during Crossover events throughout metro St. Louis this year.

    One man who made a decision for Christ had been considering suicide just a few days earlier, said Eloy Rodriquez. Rodriquez, a longtime Crossover volunteer, serves as Hispanic pastor of Idlewild Baptist Church in Lutz, Fla.

    Rodriquez said his team knocked on the door of the man's house and asked if they could pray with him. The man told the team about a friend who was struggling with cancer. As they were preparing to pray, the man then opened up about his own struggles. Read More

  • Hispanic St. Louis community in Crossover plans

    by Art Toalston, posted Friday, May 20, 2016 (one year ago)

    ST. LOUIS (BP) -- Already a hub of ethnic outreach, Tower Grove Baptist Church in central St. Louis will extend the Gospel to a nearby Hispanic community during Crossover.

    A yearly evangelistic outreach, Crossover precedes the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting in the host city. It will peak on Saturday, June 12, as local Baptists and volunteers from across the country conduct block parties and other community events throughout the metro St. Louis area.

    For Tower Grove, its Hispanic initiative will entail: Read More