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Yanes named executive director of Asian American relations and mobilization

Amy Whitfield, Baptist Press
December 11 2019

Peter Yanes has been named executive director of Asian American relations and mobilization at the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) Executive Committee (EC). The new role is a partnership, jointly funded by the EC and the North American Mission Board (NAMB), with the primary focus of bringing more Asian American churches into the Southern Baptist family... read more

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Supreme Court upholds Kentucky abortion law

Mark Maynard and Tom Latek, Kentucky Today
December 11 2019

Pro-life supporters in Kentucky were pleased with a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday that left in place a Kentucky law requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to patients before abortions... read more

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New England native returns home to meet spiritual needs

Trennis Henderson, WMU
December 11 2019

Sometimes accepting God's call to missions means being willing to pack up your family and head back home. At least that was the case for Katie Upton Wood. Katie and her husband, Brandton, along with their three daughters, Corley Hannah, Rose and Callann, relocated from Georgia to Maine a few years ago to help reach New England with the hope of Christ... read more

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Planning ahead for 2020

Biblical Recorder
December 10 2019

Below is a list of upcoming dates important for North Carolina and Southern Baptists. Pray Together. Go Together; Jan. 1-30; pray 30 days for unreached people groups and pockets of lostness in North Carolina; ncbaptist... read more

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Adoniram Judson's spiritual descendants in Massachusetts

Tobin Perry, IMB
December 10 2019

It has been 10 years since a group of refugees from Myanmar (formerly Burma) showed up on the doorsteps of Worcester Baptist Church in Worcester, Mass., wearing traditional Burmese clothing and having very little else... read more