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IMB workers in Northern Africa and Middle East say prayer initiative ‘begins with us’

Leslie Peacock Caldwell, IMB
September 23 2020

In 2012, a church in Texas committed to pray for an unengaged people group in Northern Africa. They knew they would not have access to much, if any, information or updates but they remained committed to pray... read more

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Moore, others decry reported hysterectomies on detainees

Tom Strode, Baptist Press
September 21 2020

A 27-page complaint filed Sept. 14 includes the testimony of Dawn Wooten, a whistleblower who worked as a licensed nurse at the Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Ga. read more

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ERLC praises U.S. ban on Chinese imports

Tom Strode, Baptist Press
September 17 2020

The United States’ newly announced ban on Chinese goods produced by government-sponsored labor forced largely on an ethnic minority group gained the praise of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC)... read more

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Missionaries work toward long-term partnership with Portuguese leaders

Mario Russo, IMB
September 16 2020

In 2017, International Mission Board (IMB) workers Mark and Hannah Bustrum attended a retreat with missionaries from the region and invited national partners to participate. For more than a decade they had worked to strengthen relationships with Portuguese believers, but inviting them to this retreat was about more than building or maintaining those relationships... read more

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Evangelical leaders urge Ivanka Trump to help protect migrant children

Liz Tablazon, BR Assistant Editor
August 26 2020

Leaders of 16 evangelical organizations signed a letter to first daughter and presidential adviser Ivanka Trump Aug. 24, asking her to leverage her influence in the Trump administration to protect unaccompanied migrant children from the dangers of child trafficking... read more