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BANGALORE, India (IMB)Ask people around Bangalore, India, what a Christian looks like and many would describe Dr. Rebekah Naylor, the Southern Baptist missionary surgeon who has labored at Bangalore Baptist Hospital for the past 30 years.
NAPLES (FBW)Florida Baptists new leader has an audacious, miraculous goal for the state convention: 100,000 baptisms in 2005.
MIAMI (BP)When President Bush received 9 percent more of the Hispanic vote this year than four years ago, some of those Hispanics were changing their vote over key social issues because they believe the Democratic Party has abandoned the views of its base in pursuit of an extremist agenda.
John Roebling believed expanses were made to be crossed, and believed the most efficient way of getting from one side to the other was by bridge.
I am still overwhelmed with joy and praise to God as I think of Southern Baptists giving $136.2 million to the 2003 Lottie Moon Christmas Offering. It represents the largest dollar increase in the offerings 115-year history. But more importantly, it enabled the International Mission Board to appoint more missionaries to impact a lost world with the Gospel.
A ten-year-old girl visiting my home last Christmas was fascinated with my collection of nativity scenes. I was shocked to discover that even though she had seen nativity scenes, shed never heard the true Christmas story! Its 2004. We live in a supposedly Christian nation. I thought everyone knew about the manger and shepherds and the Christ. I was wrong.
Have fun with cryptography and exercise your Bible knowledge. A King James Version verse is encoded by letter substitution. The same letter is substituted throughout the puzzle. Solve by trial and error.
Photo Essay of various things from the 143rd Annual Meeting in Jacksonville.
MADISON (FBC)-Commemorating the exact date and site where 17 missionary-minded men signed the Florida Baptist State Convention into existence, 170 Florida Baptists assembled in the piney woods of Madison County Nov. 20 for the final event observing the 150th anniversary of the State Conv-entions founding.
JACKSONVILLE (FBW)-In the winter edition of CROSS ROADS, A Heritage of Faith ... A Future of Hope, viewers will travel back in time to discover the rich history and heritage of Florida Baptists, meeting men and women who paved the way for stateside and overseas missions as well as womens mission and ministry work.
As I look back on my first six weeks in this war zone, I believe that the Lord has changed me more than He has used me to minister to others. Its similar to a foreign missions trip where we Americans often leave with the purest intentions of making a difference in the lives of others, only to realize that it is often we who are changed the most by the experience.
BANGALORE, India (IMB)While his American corporate client sleeps many time zones away, Allen works 12, 14, sometimes 16 hours a day. Whatever it takes to get the job doneon time and on target.
What is the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering®?
Southern Baptist churches collect this offering for the sole purpose of supporting international missions. Every penny of the offering goes to support the International Mission Boards overseas budget, thus supporting our missionaries.
JACKSONVILLE (FBC)Haitian, Korean, Filipino and Hispanic Fellowships conducted their annual meetings in Jacksonville in honor of the 150th anniversary celebration of the Florida Baptist State Convention.