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  • New England conv. sees church planting as the future

    by Kimber Huff, posted Friday, November 09, 2018 (one month ago)

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    HAVERHILL, Mass. (BP) -- "Church planting is the natural consequence of intimacy with God," Tanner Turley, a church planter based in greater Boston, noted during a testimony at the Baptist Convention of New England's 36th annual meeting.

    The Nov. 2-3 sessions were held at First Baptist Church in Haverhill, Mass., which was founded before the Revolutionary War. Two hundred twenty-one messengers and 103 guests were in attendance for fellowship, worship, extended prayer, business and celebrating what God doing is by "Embracing the Future Through Church Planting." Read More

  • N.E. Baptists seek next generation, denounce racism

    by Kimber Ross, posted Monday, November 13, 2017 (one year ago)

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    AVON, Mass. (BP) -- How can New England Baptists reach the next generation? Fady Ghobrial, a millennial member of Arabic Baptist Church in Newton, Mass., believes the key is spiritually mentoring young leaders.

    Millennials are the most fatherless generation that has ever existed, Ghobrial said in the convention sermon during the annual meeting of the Baptist Convention of New England, with its theme of "Embracing the Future by Reaching the Next Generation."

    "We need fathers and coaches to do life with us, mentor us, give us feedback, ... Read More

  • New England church plants spark Gospel momentum

    by Kimber Ross/Baptist Convention of New England, posted Thursday, July 07, 2016 (2 years ago)

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    CASTLETON, Vt. (BP) -- Moving to New England had never crossed Branden Rogers' mind when he returned to his Mississippi hometown as a pastor after attending seminary.

    Then his brother moved to Burlington, Vt., for a short-term assignment as a nurse.

    Shocked at the difficulty his brother had in finding a Bible-believing evangelical church, Rogers' firsthand awareness of the lostness that exists outside the Bible Belt became a life-changing experience. Read More

  • N.E. Baptists unanimous for 'Embracing the Future'

    by Baptist Convention of New England & Baptist Press Staff, posted Tuesday, November 10, 2015 (3 years ago)

    WESTBOROUGH, Mass. (BP) -- Terry Dorsett, the new executive director/treasurer of the Baptist Convention of New England, set forth an "Embracing the Future" strategy in his inaugural address to the six-state convention. Read More

  • Dorsett elected New England exec.

    by David Roach, posted Friday, March 13, 2015 (3 years ago)

    NORTHBOROUGH, Mass. (BP) -- Terry Dorsett, a New England director of missions and church planting catalyst, was elected executive director of the Baptist Convention of New England March 12 by a unanimous vote of the convention's board of directors.

    Dorsett, who succeeds the retiring Jim Wideman, will assume his new role April 1. Read More

  • N.E. Baptists see baptism increase

    by Staff, posted Monday, December 01, 2014 (4 years ago)

    CHELMSFORD, Mass. (BP) -- New England Baptists celebrated a 17 percent increase in baptisms since 2012 and honored retiring executive director Jim Wideman during the Baptist Convention of New England's annual meeting Nov. 14-15 in Chelmsford, Mass. Read More