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  • Messianics voice concerns, finalize restructure

    by David Roach, posted Thursday, June 21, 2018 (2 days ago)

    Photo by Van Payne
    DALLAS (BP) -- The Southern Baptist Messianic Fellowship has expressed concern that a group some SBMF members claim opposes Jewish evangelism was among exhibitors at this year's June 12-13 Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in Dallas.

    During its June 10 annual meeting, the SBMF -- which comprises largely Messianic Jews (Jews who follow Jesus as Messiah) -- also finalized an organizational restructuring plan, heard ministry reports and discussed apparent spiritual warfare surrounding efforts to win Jewish people to faith in Christ.

    Nearly 30 Messianic believers and friends attended the meeting, held at a TGI Fridays restaurant in Dallas. Read More

  • Messianics to finalize restructuring plan

    by David Roach, posted Friday, April 20, 2018 (2 months 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 (one year 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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