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  • Missionaries blow past LMCO goal

    by Tess Rivers, posted Thursday, December 11, 2014 (3 years ago)

    Photo by Wilson Hunter/IMB
    PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic (BP) -- Facing what some called a "God-sized" challenge, a group of IMB missionaries far exceeded their offering goal of $100,000 for international missions.

    More than a quarter of a million dollars -- $277,217.92 -- was collected at a gathering of 240 IMB families serving among American people groups around the world. Of the total, $125,000 came from outside donations while $152,217.92 came from IMB missionaries. Read More

  • WEEK OF PRAYER: Demetrio quit running from God

    by Kate Gregory, posted Friday, December 05, 2014 (3 years ago)

    Photo by Wilson Hunter/IMB
    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (BP) -- Growing up in a rural part of the Dominican Republic, Mary wanted to move to the nearest city at age 18 to find work. When a woman offered to help, Mary thought it was too good to be true.

    Mary thought she would become a maid when she arrived at a house in the city, but it was a house of prostitution. Read More