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  • Messianics to finalize restructuring plan

    by David Roach, posted Friday, April 20, 2018 (3 days ago)

    BP photo by Bill Bangham
    DALLAS (BP) -- The Southern Baptist Messianic Fellowship will finalize an organizational restructuring plan, hear reports of Jewish evangelism and potentially discuss electing an executive director when the group gathers in Dallas in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting.

    SBMF members and guests will convene Sunday, June 10, at noon for a lunch meeting at TGI Fridays, 1713 North Market St. in Dallas. The business portion of the gathering likely will be brief, SBMF President Ric Worshill said. Read More

  • Messianics meet with Arabic-speaking believers

    by David Roach, posted Wednesday, June 21, 2017 (10 months ago)

    Photo by Bill Bangham
    PHOENIX (BP) -- Arabic praises could be heard alongside the more typical Hebrew worship at the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Messianic Fellowship (SBMF) this year as the fellowship met June 11 at First Arabic Baptist Church in Phoenix.

    The gathering -- held in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting -- included a joint worship service of Arab, Kurdish and Jewish followers of Jesus; a fellowship meal; and an SBMF business session. Also in attendance were Muslims who have not yet trusted Christ as their Lord and Savior but value the friendship First Arabic offers. Read More

  • Messianic leader dies in Iraq in pedestrian accident

    by Daniel Woodman, posted Wednesday, June 07, 2017 (10 months ago)

    Tony Simon, a noted evangelist and pastor in Israel, was killed in a pedestrian accident in Iraq on May 29. The Messianic leader was in Iraq to provide aid to locals in the troubled country. Read More

  • Messianics to gather with Arab Baptists

    by David Roach, posted Friday, April 21, 2017 (one year ago)

    PHOENIX (BP) -- Jewish and Arab believers will celebrate their common faith in Christ at the Southern Baptist Messianic Fellowship meeting in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting in Phoenix. Read More

  • Lausanne conference focuses on Jewish evangelism

    by Daniel Woodman, posted Friday, June 24, 2016 (one year ago)

    ST.LOUIS (BP) -- The Southern Baptist Messianic Fellowship's partnership with the Lausanne Consultation on Jewish Evangelism remains valuable in reaching Jewish people across the globe. Read More

  • Messianics to seek partners in Jewish evangelism

    by David Roach, posted Friday, April 22, 2016 (2 years ago)

    ST. LOUIS (BP) -- Strengthening partnerships with other groups focused on Jewish evangelism will be among the emphases at the Southern Baptist Messianic Fellowship meeting June 15 in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in St. Louis. Read More

  • Evangelicals support Israel, disagree on why

    by David Roach, posted Thursday, July 09, 2015 (2 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- With Israel in the news related to Iran nuclear negotiations and the formation of a coalition government following the reelection of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in March, conservative evangelicals largely agree that Christians should support the Jewish state. But they don't agree on the reason for that support. Read More

  • Messianics' priority: partnerships for evangelism

    by David Roach, posted Friday, April 24, 2015 (3 years ago)

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (BP) -- Strengthening partnerships within and outside the Southern Baptist Convention to evangelize Jewish people will be among the topics discussed at the Southern Baptist Messianic Fellowship meeting June 14 in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in Columbus, Ohio. Read More

  • Hanukkah an 'evangelism opportunity'

    by David Roach, posted Tuesday, December 16, 2014 (3 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Each holiday season Ric Worshill looks forward to the celebration that provides him with a natural opportunity to tell his friends and family that Jesus is the light of the world.

    But it's not Christmas. Read More