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What can your church do to impact the nations this Christmas?

Every week Southern Baptists cooperate together to give financially to the ministries of the Southern Baptist Convention through the Cooperative Program. Some churches give a few hundred dollars, while other churches commit more than 10% of their weekly financial gifts to the Cooperative Program. Much of the money given goes to help our state conventions, […]

10 Instances When Short-Term Trips are Helpful Part 2

This is the fourth and final post in a four-part series on the effectiveness of short-term mission trips. If you missed the first installments on when trips are unhelpful, you can find them here: part one / part two. If you’d like to read the first part of how trips are helpful, you can find that here. These […]

10 Instances When Short-Term Trips are Helpful: Part 1

This is the third post in a four-part series on the effectiveness of short-term mission trips. If you missed the first installments on when trips are unhelpful, you can find them here: part one / part two. I’m so thankful to be a part of a denomination where thousands of churches pool our resources to do Great Commission […]

10 Instances When Short-Term Trips are Unhelpful Part 2

Below is the second installment of Instances When Short-Term Trips are Unhelpful. If you missed Part 1, check it out here. These insights are not mine, but rather have been given to me by full-time missionaries on the field who want to be a help to the churches. We offer this four-part series on the effectiveness […]

10 Instances When Short-Term Trips are Unhelpful Part 1

I love the SBC because thousands of churches pool our resources to do more Great Commission ministry together than we can do apart. However, I’m also thankful so many churches recognize that the Great Commission is more than writing a check, sitting on the sidelines, and watching other people do mission work. These churches engage […]

A Rebuttal to Dean Inserra’s “Send New Orleans: An Opportunity and a Challenge”

The following rebuttal to our post is by Jay Adkins, Pastor of FBC Westwego and Moderator for NOBA. It was originally published on his personal blog. A Rebuttal to Dean Inserra’s “Send New Orleans: An Opportunity and a Challenge” I have the great privilege to serve as the moderator of the New Orleans Baptist Association of Churches (NOBA) but […]

Send New Orleans: An Opportunity and A Challenge

I believe in the vision of Dr. Kevin Ezell and the call to participate in Send North America under his leadership at the North American Mission Board. For the church I pastor in Tallahassee, FL, part of helping to carry out that vision has been for us to become a lead church-planting partner by adopting […]

B21 Panel Florida Baptist State Evangelism Conference

Baptist21 will be hosting a panel lunch at this year’s Florida Baptist Evangelism Conference. Baptist21’s Scott Wilson will moderate the discussion. Scott is the senior pastor of FBC Melbourne, Florida Topic: Disciple-Making: An Ancient Call for the 21st Century Church Some Topics Covered: Priority of Disciple-Making Discipleship and Small Groups Church Planting And more…

The Conservative Resurgence and SBC Missions

B21 is grateful to be able to share a guest post from Dr. Chuck Lawless, the Vice President for Global Theological Advance for the IMB. In this post Dr. Lawless outlines why the conservative resurgence was absolutely vital for the missions task of the SBC, and he encourages you to join this conversation at the […]

Faithful Unto Death

Sunday an American named Joel Shrum was killed in Yemen by a terrorist group. The group says they killed Shrum because he was sharing the gospel and trying to convert the people of Yemen to Christianity. Shrum was 30 years old, and he leaves behind his wife and 2 children (ages 2 and 4). Both the […]

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