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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

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Retirees continue to train leaders in South Asia and Latin America

Carolina Anderson, IMB
August 25 2020

Derick and Celia Cobb* traveled from Tennessee to South Asia to Latin America, training local leaders who would, in turn, train others. The retirees have made multiple trips as volunteers to partner with Chase and Rita Tozer*, International Mission Board (IMB) workers in South Asia... read more

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ERLC digital event condemns Muslim oppression in China

Liz Tablazon, BR Assistant Editor
August 24 2020

Since 2017, the Chinese Communist Party has detained more than 1 million Uighur and other Muslims in what the CCP calls “educational training centers.” read more