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  • Quakes rock Japan, Ecuador; Baptists assess needs

    by Mark Kelly, posted Monday, April 18, 2016 (2 years ago)

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    NASHVILLE (BP) --- Powerful earthquakes struck both Ecuador and Japan over the weekend, killing hundreds of people in the two countries and kick-starting local disaster response teams.

    In Japan, a three-day series of earthquakes and aftershocks rocked the southern part of the country. The tremors killed at least 42 people, collapsed buildings and caused fires and landslides, news agencies reported. The Ecuador quake caused ... Read More

  • WEEK OF PRAYER: Nurturing 'fishers of men' in Ecuador

    by Kate Gregory, posted Wednesday, November 26, 2014 (4 years ago)

    LAGARTO, Ecuador (BP) -- Amadeo Torres took Jesus' command in Matthew 4:19 literally: "Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men."

    When contemplating how to share the Gospel with an unbelieving friend in an Ecuadorian fishing village, Amadeo asked IMB missionary Johnny Maust to help him buy a fisher's net for the friend. Read More