|Former 'bad kid' leaves N.C. to start church|
October 9, 2012 by K. Allan Blume, BR Editor
|With North American Mission Board support, Matt Chewning leads Netcast Church in Boston. It's what one NAMB coordinator called “the fastest growing church plant among Southern Baptists in Greater Boston." |
|Leaders discuss conversion at 9Marks event|
October 8, 2012 by Shawn Hendricks, BR Managing Editor
For the fourth year, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest hosted "9Marks at Southeastern." This year's topic was conversion.
|Taking hope into Delhi's slums|
October 8, 2012 by Jane Middleton, Baptist Press
|Oct. 14 is World Hunger Day, when churches will collect gifts for the Southern Baptist World Hunger Fund. Since its inception in 1974, Southern Baptists have given more than $235 million through the fund.|
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NAMB to boost planters' retirement
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Baptist Children's Homes sharing hope
Editor: Our responsibility to vote
K. Allan Blume
|The 'bad kid' is doing good now|
One of the highlights of my summer was the SEND North America conference at First Baptist Church in Woodstock, Ga., in late July. The atmosphere was electric! The speakers were powerful and right on target. As reported in the Recorder, the gathering was well attended by Baptists of all ages and was representative of the wide range of our convention’s vocational leadership.
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