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IMB, NAMB to join in Send Relief efforts

IMB, NAMB and Baptist Press Staff
February 19 2020

The International Mission Board (IMB) and the North American Mission Board (NAMB) will work together to combine compassion ministry efforts in North America and abroad under the umbrella of Send Relief... read more

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Floyd assures leaders of love, care on COVID-19 prayer call

Diana Chandler, Baptist Press
February 14 2020

More than 30 ethnically diverse leaders joined Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) Executive Committee (EC) President Ronnie Floyd praying Feb. 13 for global healing, comfort and salvation in the midst of a COVID-19 outbreak that has killed more than 1,100 people... read more

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Olympics: Missionaries sense era of opportunity in Japan

Caroline Anderson, IMB
February 13 2020

If you share the gospel with a Japanese person, there is a 99% chance this would be the first time they've ever heard the message. With that statistic, Japanese people can be classified as an unreached people group... read more

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Acts 29 removes Steve Timmis as CEO for "abusive leadership" accusations

Baptist Press Staff
February 12 2020

Early last week, the board of Acts 29 voted to remove CEO Steve Timmis from the global church planting network after investigating accusations about his "abusive leadership" style. "The board of Acts 29 was made aware of some accusations of abusive leadership against our CEO Steve Timmis," read a statement to Baptist Press... read more

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IMB names Somer Nowak as prevention and response administrator

Ann Lovell, IMB
February 11 2020

The International Mission Board (IMB) has selected Somer Nowak to fill the newly created position of prevention and response administrator for the 175-year-old entity. In this role, Nowak will oversee and manage prevention and response efforts for child abuse (physical and sexual), sexual harassment (including sexual assault) and domestic violence... read more