Cooperative Program-fueled Send Network targets rural, urban U.S.

It’s the only Baptist church in town. Church planter Michael Goforth considers it purely a work of the Lord that Mercy Hill Church is thriving where three previous congregations shut down. When he and his bride, Shannon, sought a network to undergird their work in rural Michigan, the North American Mission Board’s Send Network caught […]

WMU hosting virtual celebration for Week of Prayer 

National WMU is providing a virtual experience leading into the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering Week of Prayer, which is March 7-14. The offering supports missions and ministry through the North American Mission Board. With the theme “The Mission Moves Forward,” the goal for this year’s Annie Armstrong Easter Offering is $70 million to support thousands […]

Ezell: ‘Greatest Annie offering ever’ despite steep decline

The North American Mission Board has announced the 2020 total for the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering for North American Missions: Southern Baptists gave $49.3 million in a year when the COVID-19 pandemic created numerous challenges for churches across the nation. The amount was $20 million short of the $70 million goal and fell below last […]

IMB, NAMB celebrate 175 years of helping Baptists pursue the Great Commission

When 327 delegates met at First Baptist Church in Augusta, Ga., on May 8, 1845, they did more than start a new convention of Baptist churches in the South. They began a missionary movement that would, in time, start new gospel-proclaiming churches throughout North America and the world. On Friday, Southern Baptists celebrated the 175th […]