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FIRST-PERSON: Crossover -- too important to neglect in prayer
"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'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 CrossoverPHOENIX (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 decisionsST. 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
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 boostST. 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 ChristST. 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 plansST. 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
CROSSOVER: St. Louis Baptists ready for volunteersST. LOUIS (BP) -- The iconic Gateway Arch represents the pathway to the west for most travelers and locals.
For Jim Breeden, St. Louis Metro Baptist Association's (SLMBA) executive director, it's also the gateway to a mission field in need of hope. That's why he welcomes the estimated 3,500 Southern Baptist volunteers who will converge on the metropolitan area June 11 for Crossover St. Louis. Read More
Ferguson tensions show need for SBC's CrossoverFERGUSON, Mo. (BP) -- More than 200 Baptist pastors and leaders gathered at First Baptist Church in Ferguson, Mo., on the day violence had broken out in the early morning hours during the one-year anniversary weekend of the shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer.
Baptist leaders from the Missouri and Illinois sides of the Mississippi River met to hear plans for and the challenges of Crossover St. Louis, which will precede the Southern Baptist Convention's 2016 annual meeting, June 14-15 in St. Louis. Read More