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Category: National Missions

WEEK OF PRAYER: Meeting needs first in New York City

Once an abandoned storefront tagged with spray paint, the building that originally housed Graffiti Church has become a symbol of hope on New York's Lower East Side. Send Relief missionaries Taylor Field and wife Susan strategically positioned the church plant in 1986 amid crack houses and a large homeless population, eventually making this neglected neighborhood their home.

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Native American evangelism: past & present examined

Following a two-day evangelism training session in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in Phoenix, the Fellowship of Native American Christians is setting its sights on what executive director Gary Hawkins calls "self-propagating, self-promoting, self-supporting" efforts to reach American Indians for Christ.

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DR: 'You ain't seen nothing like those Baptists'

"It's the Baptists," the volunteer said. "Oh man, let me tell you. You ain't seen nothing like those Baptists. They come roaring in with all kinds of trucks and trailers. They set up these huge kitchens, start cooking and they don't stop until we tell them we don't need any more. See, we have these big containers -- I forget what we call them ... sort of like a large ice chest...."

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