Category: Missions

The “Four Hands” of the Missionary (or Minister)

  By Tobey Pitman, Community Ministries Missionary, Northshore Baptist Association, LA The ultimate task of the missionary is to bring people to Jesus. Missionary service is a widely varied work and many contributing factors make the task easier or more difficult. None the less the work always revolves around the singular goal of introducing others […]

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Southern Baptists’s New Annual Church Profile Form:
The New Great Commission Giving Version

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Southern Baptists’s New Annual Church Profile Form:
The New Great Commission Giving Version

By Tim Rogers, Pastor, Ebenezer Baptist Church, Indian Trail, NC 8. Undesignated Giving/Gifts 9. Total Giving/Receipts 10. Cooperative Program Giving 11. Annie Armstrong Easter Offering 12. Lottie Moon Christmas Offering 13. Great Commission Giving 14. Total Missions Giving   The above listing is a sample of the new Annual Church Profile (ACP).  Please notice something that is […]

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A Trip That Is Not A Vacation

_______________________________________________________________ By Tim Rogers, Pastor, Ebenezer Baptist Church, Indian Trail, NC _______________________________________________________________ We are at the time of the year when many families plan to take a vacation some place on the globe. Many take vacations only to return from a time of rest and relaxation completely exhausted. Some return exhausted because of the stress experienced due […]

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Lessons Learned from Iraq that Apply to Ministry Anywhere:
A Southern Baptist Chaplain in Action

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Lessons Learned from Iraq that Apply to Ministry Anywhere:
A Southern Baptist Chaplain in Action

By Dr. Page Brooks, Chaplain for the Louisiana National Guard, Assistant Professor of Theology and Islamic Studies at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and Founding Co-Pastor of the Mosaic Church in New Orleans Throughout the Bible we see where God sometimes leads individuals into the desert to teach them some powerful spiritual lessons. Whether it […]

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"Common Ground" or Common Deception?

Our podcast this week seems to have stirred up some folks, yet there has been no meaningful refutation offered of the basis for all this consternation, specifically Dr. Ergun Caner’s claim that use of the Camel Method by our International Mission Board is deceptive and that the method contains heresy. Admittedly, I’m no expert on […]