Jim Elliot and John Chau: Learning Lessons from Tragedy

I have a confession. In making this confession, I may be considered a pariah by some. Here it is: For quite some time, I have been critical of the missionary Jim Elliot. For those that are perhaps unfamiliar with...

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Prayer for Syria

Check out the following story and prayer requests from one of our 2+ students currently on the mission field and let it be an encouragement and a call to pray: Story: A Kurdish Muslim family fled Afrin when the...

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On the Nomination of Paul Chitwood as President of the IMB

After months of searching and prayer, the presidential search committee of International Mission Board has announced that they will be recommending Dr. Paul Chitwood as president.   It is not an understatement to say that the president of the...

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Interview with Dr. Ant Greenham About His New Book

Recently two Southern Baptist missiologists and professors have put together a book addressing one of the most crucial questions about Muslim evangelism and Missions. Dr Ant Greenham, Associate Professor of Missions and Islamic Studies at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary...

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Some Missional Thoughts About the Migrant Caravan

Unless you have signed off social media and have turned off your television, you have read/heard the stories about a so-called caravan of migrants making its way across Central America toward the US border. Thousands of men, women, and...

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How Should Christians Respond to the Growing Muslim Population in the United States?

Micah Fries, senior pastor of Brainerd Baptist Church in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Keith Whitfield, associate professor of Christian theology, dean of graduate studies, and vice president for academic administration at Southeastern Baptist Theology Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina,...

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Why is the Great Commission in the Bible?

Matthew 28:18-20 is not just a familiar passage to most of us, it is our missions anthem. In this scene, Jesus has his followers, His disciples gathered around him, and before he ascends he could tell them anything, but...

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Important African-American Missionaries You Should Know

There are so many missionaries throughout history who are inspirational not only to those aspiring to serve as missionaries, but also to those who need encouragement to live boldly for the sake of the gospel. Of those missionaries in...

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Missional Routines

Routine – 1. a regular course of procedure 2. habitual or mechanical performance of an established procedure Those definitions really make you want to jump out of bed and get busy, don’t they? I know, we all hate the...

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Astronauts and Missionaries

This December marks the 50th anniversary of the exhilarating Apollo 8 mission. I recently listened to the accounts of how these men trained to accomplish what seemed like an impossible task, and then later worked together as a team...

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