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  • IMB notes ways to support returning missionaries

    by David Roach, posted Tuesday, December 01, 2015 (2 years ago)

    RICHMOND, Va. (BP) -- With the International Mission Board expecting hundreds of missionaries to leave their positions in the coming months, the board has published a list of ways individuals and churches can support field personnel returning to the U.S. Read More

  • IMB grateful for help from Southern Baptists

    by Tess Rivers, posted Monday, October 19, 2015 (2 years ago)

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    RICHMOND, Va. (BP) -- International Mission Board missionaries and staff are expressing thanks for the way Southern Baptists have stepped up to provide offers of housing, vehicles and job opportunities to missionaries who have accepted IMB's voluntary retirement incentive.

    "Southern Baptists are not only catching the ball, they are running 99-yard touchdowns," said one missionary serving in Asia. " … Read More

  • IMB announces voluntary retirement incentive details

    by Anne Harman, posted Thursday, September 10, 2015 (2 years ago)

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    RICHMOND, Va. (BP) -- In the first phase of the International Mission Board's plan to address revenue shortfalls, leadership announced details of a voluntary retirement incentive during town hall meetings with personnel Thursday (Sept. 10).

    The goal of the plan, IMB leaders shared, is to offer as generous a voluntary retirement incentive as possible, while honoring the years of service of those eligible and providing a smooth transition from personnel's current role. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: When Boomer pastors retire

    by Thom S. Rainer, posted Thursday, September 18, 2014 (3 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- On Jan. 1, 2011, the first Baby Boomer turned 65. In fact, on that day, 10,000 of them turned 65. And that pace of aging will continue until 2030, when every Boomer is 65 or older. Read More