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NAMB Resources for Ministering to Military Chaplains

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Last week, I wrote a post titled “Pray for Our Military Chaplains.” I received some great feedback from readers, all of which was very positive. At the end of that post, I made the following recommendation: One closing suggestion. In partnership with our International Mission Board, many local churches have … Read More »

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Reflections on the 2013 Southern Baptist Convention, Part 1

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Last week, Southern Baptists held their annual Convention in Houston, Texas. In general, I think it was a very good gathering. I returned to Wake Forest very hopeful about the direction Southern Baptists are heading, with one important exception (see below). Every year, I try to offer some reflections on … 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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Kevin Ezell and NAMB: A Great Day for Southern Baptists

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My family and I moved to Louisville, KY in 1996 to assume a position at Southern Seminary. Those were eight wonderful years for all of us. During that same time, we also had the joy of being members of Highview Baptist Church, sitting under the pastoral ministry of Dr. Kevin … 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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Why We Believe the GCRTF Report is Good for the Future of the SBC (4b): Reaching North America

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By: Danny Akin & Jonathan Akin The recommendations of component 4 will allow NAMB to have a direct church planting and evangelism strategy where they can appoint personnel directly. They have not had that freedom in the past. At present, and much of this due to cooperative agreements, the majority … Read More »

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Why We Believe the GCRTF Report is Good for the Future of the SBC (4a): Reaching North America

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By: Danny Akin & Jonathan Akin “There is no formal conclusion to the book of Acts. It is open-ended. God means for the story of Pentecostal power and revival to be prolonged after the same manner…Since Pentecost, there is no age, no century, no era, no time without the marvelous … Read More »

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Aspect 7(b): A Mission Based on Local Church Initiative and Supplemented by Entities and Associations (NAMB, state conventions, ERLC, local associations)

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(By: Danny Akin & Bruce Ashford) What are some challenges ahead for the North American Mission Board and the State Conventions? It is the charge of both the NAMB and the state conventions to reach the United States of America with the gospel. How might they partner together in order … Read More »

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