U.S. joins 31 U.N. nations in pro-life, family and women’s health statement

Diana Chandler, Baptist Press
October 26 2020

The United States has signed with at least 31 other members of the United Nations a pro-life declaration decrying abortion and affirming the family unit and universal health coverage among other beliefs... read more


Missionaries in Sub-Saharan Africa see progress in ’55 in 5′ initiative

Caroline Anderson, IMB
October 19 2020

While more Christians live in Sub-Saharan Africa than in any area of the world, 27,000 people in the region die every day without knowing Christ. Sub-Saharan Africa has one of the fastest-growing populations in the world and one of the highest rates of child mortality... read more


Mississippi Baptists pledge $1 million to international missions

Caroline Anderson, IMB
October 14 2020

The Mississippi Baptist Convention (MBC) has committed to donating $1 million to the 2020 Lottie Moon Christmas Offering (LMCO) for international missions. Shawn Parker, the executive director-treasurer for the MBC, said the convention has underspent its budget due to the cancellation of programs and travel restrictions as a result of COVID-19... read more


Permanent resettlement not a reality for 99% of refugees

Caroline Anderson*, IMB
October 12 2020

Permanent resettlement is an elusive dream for many of the world’s 79.5 million forcibly displaced people. For some refugees, asylum seekers and internally displaced people, resettlement is as close as a lamp in the window of a neighboring house... read more


Global Hunger Relief supports Southern Baptist hunger ministries worldwide

Brandon Elrod, NAMB
October 07 2020

As COVID-19 travels around the globe, it has created a food crisis for much of the developing world. Spread of the disease and the ensuing lockdowns affected supply chains as well as humanitarian support according to a report from WORLD Magazine... read more