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  • Evangelism experience preps students

    by Tobin Perry, posted Wednesday, July 09, 2014 (3 years ago)

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    BALTIMORE (BP) -- Justin Harrell had just struck up a conversation with a 13-year-old boy while waiting to meet up with friends for dinner in Baltimore. He asked the boy, "Do you know Jesus?" Read More

  • Church mental health issues explored

    by Laura Sikes, posted Tuesday, July 08, 2014 (3 years ago)

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    BALTIMORE (BP) -- The church has a unique ability to serve families and persons suffering with mental health issues, a group of Baptist panelists agreed at a special breakfast on mental health and the church. Read More

  • Panel: Diversity for the sake of Kingdom

    by Joni B. Hannigan, posted Friday, June 27, 2014 (3 years ago)

    Photo by Bill Bangham
    BALTIMORE (BP) -- While economic woes have slowed the growing ethnic diversity at state levels in the Southern Baptist Convention, panelists at the Cooperative Program exhibit, held during the SBC annual meeting in Baltimore, discussed intentional efforts to include ethnics in Convention leadership. Read More

  • 21st-century challenges confronted

    by Joni B. Hannigan, posted Wednesday, June 25, 2014 (3 years ago)

    Photo by Bill Bangham
    BALTIMORE (BP) -- As Southern Baptists reflected on and bantered various topics -- including numerous challenges of the 21st Century -- at the Cooperative Program exhibit during their annual meeting in Baltimore, most agreed studying Scripture in its proper context, selfless giving and a commitment to praying for others are good starting points for progress. Read More

  • Motivating, mobilizing churches addressed

    by Keith Collier, posted Tuesday, June 24, 2014 (3 years ago)

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    BALTIMORE (BP) -- The advancement of the Great Commission will never be accelerated without Christians engaging in personal evangelism, newly elected Southern Baptist Convention president Ronnie Floyd said during an evangelism panel discussion at the SBC annual meeting in Baltimore. Read More

  • Pastors challenged to find place in God's story

    by Laura Fielding, posted Monday, June 23, 2014 (3 years ago)

    Photo by Bill Bangham
    BALTIMORE (BP) -- Southern Baptist pastors and members were challenged to "Find Your Place in God's Story" during a dinner hosted by IMB as Southern Baptists gathered for their annual meeting in Baltimore. Read More

  • Leave legacy of missions support, IMB urges

    by Laura Fielding, posted Monday, June 23, 2014 (3 years ago)

    Photo by Bill Bangham
    BALTIMORE (BP) -- Whether we like it or not, we are all going to leave behind a legacy, IMB President Tom Elliff said during a June 10 luncheon focused on "The Last Full Measure of Devotion: Your Mission & Ministry Legacy," during the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in Baltimore. Read More

  • Local Hispanic church welcomes SBC influx

    by David Raul Lema Jr., posted Friday, June 20, 2014 (3 years ago)

    BALTIMORE (BP) -- Primera Iglesia Bautista in Laurel, Md., with its retiring pastor Segundo Mir and incoming pastor Gustavo Suarez, welcomed Hispanics from across the country during a special service and luncheon prior to the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting in Baltimore. Read More

  • Avance Hispano draws 500 in Baltimore

    by David Raul Lema Jr., posted Friday, June 20, 2014 (3 years ago)

    Photo by Van Payne
    BALTIMORE (BP) -- Several Hispanic groups, in an example of Southern Baptist cooperation with a Latin twist, joined in meetings, fellowship and worship prior to the SBC annual meeting at the Baltimore Convention Center. The June 8 event, which began with dinner at 5 p.m., included four workshops and a celebration service that concluded with a concert at 11 p.m. Read More