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Church at Brook Hills’ pastor David Platt elected new IMB president

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — Alabama Baptist David Platt has been elected the new president of the International Mission Board (IMB). The vote took place this morning by the IMB board of trustees meeting in Richmond, Va. Platt, pastor of The Church … Continue reading

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IMB representative experiences change of heart

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (BP, TAB) — International Mission Board (IMB) representative Martha Richards experienced a change of heart after a conversation with a pimp in Johannesburg, South Africa. Richards said her anger toward the pimps is “overwhelming” due to the women she … Continue reading

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IMB President Tom Elliff asks board to begin search for next president

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — International Mission Board (IMB) President Tom Elliff announced Feb. 26 that he will step down from his position after the newly-appointed search committee finds the next president. Trustees spent time in prayer for Elliff and his wife, … Continue reading

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Typhoon hits Philippines, heads toward other parts of Asia

TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines (IMB) — Super Typhoon Haiyan, with sustained winds of 195 miles an hour and gusts reaching 235 miles per hour, make it the strongest recorded storm in the world, CNN reports. Called Yolanda in the Philippines, the … Continue reading

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Macedonia Project speeds missionaries to field

RICHMOND, Va. (BP) — You’ve recently finished college — or maybe you’re a mid-career professional — and you sense an urgent call to follow Christ into long-term missions service.  You have the practical skills to make an impact. You have the … Continue reading

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Missionary to Tokyo’s homeless dies

SEOUL, Korea (BP) — Josh Park, an International Mission Board (IMB) missionary in Japan known for his zeal in sharing the gospel with the homeless and anyone he came in contact with, died June 28 in Seoul after a lingering … Continue reading

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