Archives for tag: IMB

A Lottie Moon Testimony from South Asia

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The Missions at Southeastern blog has just posted an encouraging video from two of our students serving in South Asia. We would encourage you to go their website and watch the video.   These students are supported by the Cooperative Program and by the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering. Our national goal for … Read More »

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Guest Post (Greg Mathias): Is Bad Sex Killing the Great Commission?

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[Editor's Note: This guest blogpost is written by Greg Mathias, Associate Director of International Missions at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He writes about an ever-pertinent issue in Southern Baptist mission efforts.] “The Smuttiest Cities in America” is the title of a recent article in Men’s Health Magazine. The article uses … Read More »

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Q&A 7: How Do We Promote Faithful Giving to the Great Commission?

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10.4.2011 Question: In light of your work with the Great Commission Resurgence, what are some things, other than faithfully giving to our local churches and missions agencies, that we can do to promote giving money to reach unreached people groups worldwide? Reply: Rob, I think there are a number of … Read More »

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Question 1: How do you envision IMB, NAMB, and local churches working together to reach unreached people groups in the States (college students, refugees, etc)?

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10.4.2011 Question 1: How do you envision IMB, NAMB, and local churches working together to reach unreached people groups in the States (college students, refugees, etc)? Reply: Let me begin by expressing how excited I am about the direction both of the IMB and NAMB. The presidents of both are … Read More »

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Why We Believe the GCRTF Report is Good for the Future of the SBC (5): Reaching North America (IMB & NAMB Collaboration)

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By: Danny Akin & Nathan Akin Imagine this scenario. An IMB family is stateside for an extended period due to some family matters. In the city where they live they find a community of people from the very people group the IMB has trained them to reach. So they continue … Read More »

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Aspect 3(a): A Mission Focused on the Nations (An Awkward Tension)

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(By: Danny Akin & Bruce Ashford) The SBC has always had international missions at the center of its concern. This is no secret. The Triennial Convention met for the express purpose of organizing international missions activities in general and the work of Luther Rice and the Judsons in particular.[1] The … Read More »

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Myth #8: The GCRTF plans to abolish NAMB or dissolve it into the IMB.

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To be fair it is easy to see how this myth has arisen. In fact it only constitutes as a myth as it relates to the current work of the GCRTF. Beyond that, as far as it being an item of intense discussion and interest, it is anything but a … Read More »

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Let’s All Take a Deep Breath about NAMB

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NAMB is the talk of the convention right now. Or, at least it is in the top three of topics currently discussed at many denomination meetings. With the presidential vacancy at NAMB and the retirement announcements by Drs. Rankin and Chapman, plenty of people are wondering what will happen next. … Read More »

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Testimonial about “Christmas in August”

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Editor’s Note: We at BtT would like to thank all of those churches and entities who participated in the Christmas in August drive to raise funds for the IMB. We have received letters from more than a few missionaries and missionary candidates, and decided to post portions of one of … Read More »

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More Christmas in August @ SEBTS

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At Southeastern we continually challenge our students not to ask ,”should I go to the nations who have never heard the gospel?” Rather our consistent encouragement is, “why should I stay?” With almost 3.5 billion people with either no or very limited access to the gospel, the reason we raise … Read More »

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