Students answer call to serve Sandy victims

Although Mollie Jones hasn’t decided on a career just yet, she knows she wants to devote her life to helping others and she isn’t wasting any time. Jones, a sophomore at Appalachian State...[more]


Global Gates brings the gospel to the unreached

If all the people from unreached people groups living in metro New York were counted and considered a city, they would form the second largest city in the United States, with a...[more]


'52 Sundays' guides will call N.C. Baptists to...

North Carolina Baptist pastors received copies of a major prayer guide for 2013 in the mail during mid-December.“52 Sundays,” a disk-based guide, has been designed to lead churches or...[more]


Despite struggles, Woodside pastor would 'do it...

NEW YORK – Every time Trinidad went to work at the Laundromat on 48th Avenue in Woodside, Queens, she couldn’t help but notice Iglesia Bautista Nueva Vida across the street. As often as she...[more]


Coats for Queens is opportunity to love God,...

NEW YORK – Their conversation moved from the street, to the front yard and out to the car; the woman did not seem to want their time together to end. The woman told Brieanna Carlson that...[more]


Connection church planting roots, engaging...

NEW YORK – Larry Mayberry and members of Connection Church met Nancy as she frantically tried using five-gallon buckets to remove water in her flooded basement. After Hurricane Sandy,...[more]


Christopherson urges N.C. Baptists to be...

Although Jeff Christopherson’s first church plant birthed two more new churches, he knew something wasn’t right. Somehow, his focus had become building the church instead of building God’s...[more]


NCBM ready to move forward with ministry in Cuba

Joel Luis Dupont grew up in Cuba and lived through the days when most people wanted nothing to do with Jesus or the gospel. Now, things are starting to change. “This is the best time in...[more]


Vision tour leads to new Boston partnership

When pastor Robin Fisher visited Boston and met church planter Stephen McDonald he learned that his church back home in rural northeast North Carolina may have more in common with the big...[more]


UUPG training teaches ‘equip and release’

During a Bible study in Southeast Asia *James asked people to raise their hand if they had been persecuted for their faith. After no one raised their hand, he asked the question again, and...[more]


Dudley Shoals ready to partner, reach Queens...

Receptivity to the gospel is low in the Forest Hills neighborhood of Queens, N.Y., where many people are disinterested or really do not want to talk at all about the gospel. In Forest...[more]


Deep Impact helps youth serve, share the gospel

After 15 years working in retail Dollie Noa was on the career path and on her way to becoming a top-level manager, with no thoughts of looking back. But before she could continue climbing...[more]


Acts 1:8 leaders focused on missions strategy,...

Southern Baptist Convention missions leaders are turning their attention to how they can help local churches carry out the Acts 1:8 Challenge initiative in practical ways that result in...[more]


Alexis: Doing missions, supporting missions,...

Missions keeps Alexis Baptist Church a lively and outward-focused congregation, said pastor Sandy M. Marks, and that means both going out to do missions and supporting missions...[more]


New initiative teaches students to be leaders...

The Holy Spirit’s presence so overwhelmed Hannah Davidson that she left the meeting and went to pray. On this night, she knew God was calling her to devote her life to full time...[more]


Living missionally for the gospel

Although Renee* lives in Raleigh, she often feels like she is on the international mission field and living in a different country. Her friends speak different languages and come from...[more]


Church planter, toy maker finds creative ways...

GREENSBORO – While growing up in Nigeria, Wole Ajala enjoyed spending time with his father and grandfather as they honed their woodworking skills. Sometimes he watched, other times he got...[more]


Corinthians work together through Cooperative...

If you pass through Elizabeth City headed to the coast, you just might pass by Corinth Baptist Church which sits alongside U.S. 17 near the city's cluster of restaurants and shopping...[more]


At Friendly Avenue, 'our mission is missions'

"Our mission is missions," Pat Cronin says. He's referring to Friendly Avenue Baptist Church, the 1,300-member congregation in Greensboro, where he has led as pastor for 17...[more]


Toronto church plants focused on multiplication

TORONTO – Robin* has never been afraid to share the gospel, not even when his faith nearly cost him his life. About two years ago death threats forced him to leave his home in Pakistan....[more]


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