$4.8 million gift to IMB kicks off LMCO season

The 2023 Lottie Moon Christmas Offering received a big boost in November toward meeting a hefty goal of $200 million for international missions. Paul Chitwood, IMB president, received a check for $4.84 million from the Joy Ledbetter Trust. It was the second-largest individual gift in the history of the International Mission Board. “Joy Ledbetter was […]

Lifeway campers give more than $580,000 to IMB, NAMB for gospel impact

This summer, as thousands of kids, students and chaperones at Lifeway camps developed a greater understanding of missions and a heart for missionaries, they gave generously, entrusting their gifts for Great Commission purposes. As a result of this generosity, Ben Mandrell, president and CEO of Lifeway Christian Resources, presented checks totaling $587,484.97 to International Mission Board […]

Southern Baptists continue to serve, urge support for ‘devastated’ Maui

Southern Baptists are continuing to serve the “devastated” Maui community just weeks after wildfires decimated the island, leaving more than 100 dead.  Several Hawaii Pacific Baptist Convention churches are providing for immediate needs like shelter and supplies to displaced people. In a recently released video, Send Relief President Bryant Wright spoke with Hawaii pastor Rocky […]

Across continents and borders, college students spent summer sharing gospel

The South Carolina Baptist Convention’s family of ministries mobilized 347 students this summer alone through the Palmetto Collective, BCMGO, and SCBC summer camps – Camp La Vida, Camp McCall, SummerSalt, and KidSalt. Serving at Camp Camp La Vida, an auxiliary ministry run by the Woman’s Missionary Union, had 24 students serve on staff, representing 15 […]

New NAMB evangelism kit to help pastors create culture of evangelism

The evangelism team at the North American Mission Board has announced the development of a new resource designed to help pastors create a culture of evangelism. “This new kit is designed to assist pastors and ministry leaders in creating a lasting evangelistic culture in their churches,” said Tim Dowdy, vice president of evangelism at NAMB. […]