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SBC DIGEST: Emeritus Korea missionary Don Jones dies; 2nd WMU grant made for Tenn. wildfire reliefDon Jones, emeritus Southern Baptist missionary who served in South Korea 36 years, dies at age 88; WMU makes second grant to aid Smoky Mountain fire victims.
Don Jones, 36 years a missionary to Korea, dies
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (BP) -- Don Jones, an emeritus Southern Baptist missionary who served in South Korea for 36 years, died April 9 after suffering a head injury in a fall two days earlier. He was 88. Read More
SBC DIGEST: Astronaut on space station to be interviewed; WMU joins flood relief efforts
NASA astronaut Jeff Williams, now aboard the International Space Station, is scheduled for a livestream interview with Southern Seminary President R. Albert Mohler Jr. on Tuesday; Woman's Missionary Union joins Baptist relief efforts for aid flood survivors in south Louisiana. Read More
MK scholarships receive boost from WMU Foundation
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) -- The Woman's Missionary Union Foundation will grant a greater number of college scholarships to missionary kids (MKs) this year, thanks to two estate gifts totaling $65,000. The foundation recently received the gifts and will add them to the endowments that support MK scholarships. The WMU Foundation currently offers scholarships for International Mission Board and North American Mission Board MKs. Read More
Liberian schools helped by WMU after EbolaBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) -- Liberian schools closed for months because of the deadly Ebola epidemic are reopening with the aid of $44,000 in grants from the National Woman's Missionary Union (WMU) and its foundation.
Olu Menjay, principal of the Ricks Institute, a Baptist school in Liberia that serves more than 600 kindergarten through high school students, said the gift brings renewed hope in the country where more than 3,500 people died from the Ebola outbreak that erupted in 2014. Read More