Archive: March, 2020

Pastors remain faithful as Tennessee tornadoes kill at least 22

Pastors shared hope and faith in the midst of death and destruction after a series of tornadoes tore through middle Tennessee early Tuesday (March 3), killing at least 22 and damaging businesses, homes and a handful of Southern Baptist churches.

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WEEK OF PRAYER: Stepping into unknown -- one hour from home

"What would it look like to leave everything we've ever known, to leave everybody we know and love to go into a new city, to meet new people and to make disciples as missionaries in the United States," Kirk Kirkland asked.

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WEEK OF PRAYER: Bringing faith, hope to Puerto Rico rebuild

"No one talks about Puerto Rico in the news anymore," said Jonathan Santiago, a 2020 Annie Armstrong Easter Offering Week of Prayer missionary. "September 2017 is ancient history, but I wish people could see what I see. Sometimes, it's like Hurricane Maria happened yesterday."

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WEEK OF PRAYER: Making Gospel part of Pittsburgh's renewal

While the economic renewal has been a boon for Pittsburgh, missionary Rob Wilton is praying and working to see a spiritual revival as well. Only 15 percent of the population is evangelical, with less than 1 percent of that being Southern Baptist.

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WEEK OF PRAYER: Answering the questions of life for Mongolians in Denver

Thousands of people move to North America every year, many coming from nations and regions that have historically been difficult to reach with the Gospel. Mojic Baldandorj, a 2020 Annie Armstrong Easter Offering Week of Prayer missionary, immigrated to the United States specifically to revive Maranatha Mongolian Church in Denver and reach out to the large community of Mongolian immigrants who live there.

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