Send Relief videos show Baptist work in war-torn Israel

In the midst of the harrowing Israel-Hamas War, Baptist Village near Tel Aviv, Israel, stands as a beacon of resilience and compassion, dedicated to healing the wounds of displacement. Send Relief is partnering with Baptist Village to provide physical and emotional support to those displaced by the war. Baptist Village belongs to the Baptist Convention […]

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 […]

Legacy of Crossover’s evangelism efforts set to continue in New Orleans

Preston Nix, professor of evangelism at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, attended the first Crossover evangelism event in Las Vegas in 1989, and he’s been a part of Crossover more often than not throughout its history. This June 2023, the event will be taking place in his backyard as the Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting […]

Southern Baptists caring for war-torn Ukrainians

In 2021 and early 2022, International Mission Board missionaries serving in Ukraine heard rumors of war, which led to an overland evacuation. Looking today in the rearview mirror, they realize they couldn’t have guessed the trauma about to mushroom from the east.   Less than one month after the missionaries’ exodus, war made a forceful […]

IMB, NAMB name Bryant Wright ‘Send Relief’ president

The International Mission Board and the North American Mission Board have announced Bryant Wright as the new president of Send Relief. Wright was the founding pastor of Johnson Ferry Baptist Church in Marietta, Ga., where he served for 38 years. “In today’s culture, compassion ministry is a wonderful way to win the right to be […]

Rebuilding Communities, Planting the Gospel in Puerto Rico

When Jorge Santiago left Puerto Rico as a young man, he never thought he would return. His family sent him to the U.S. mainland in a last-ditch effort to shake him loose from a lifestyle of doing and dealing drugs. “I never thought that I was going to come back to Comerío,” recalled Santiago of […]