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Women strengthen one another in missionary partnership

Leslie Peacock Caldwell, IMB
April 21 2021

Missionary Liz Karwood* reports that in the area where she serves, the lostness can feel staggering. She understands that her team can’t even begin to reach the 25 million Muslims in her region without involving other believers... read more

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USCIRF, others lament Nigeria’s escalating religious persecution and violence

Diana Chandler, Baptist Press
April 16 2021

Seven years after Boko Haram kidnapped 276 girls from a majority Christian school in Chibok, Nigeria, U.S. religious freedom advocates are lamenting escalating religious persecution in the African country... read more

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Mississippi doctor uses skills overseas

Catherine Finch, IMB
April 15 2021

Dr. Justin Lohmeier had no idea how valuable his skills as a healthcare professional could be when he was first presented the opportunity to volunteer overseas with the International Mission Board (IMB)... read more

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International mobilization at heart of SBC’s Vision 2025

David Roach, Baptist Press
April 14 2021

When Calvary Church turned 150 years old in 2016, Pastor Willy Rice laid out an ambitious vision: plant 150 churches in a decade, including 100 international churches. They knew it wouldn’t be easy... read more

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Near Caribbean volcano, Baptist’s bucket of water reaps benefits decades later

Diana Chandler, Baptist Press
April 14 2021

Pastor Cecil Richards calls it “pure gold” – a missionary’s 5-gallon bucket of water that led to his salvation after the 1979 La Soufriere volcanic eruption and yet inspires his ministry decades later as La Soufriere erupts again... read more