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Istanbul pastor shows hope to protesters

ISTANBUL, Turkey (BP) — While protesters and police furiously clash in Istanbul, a pastor there is quietly continuing his ministry. Nicholas lives and works in Taksim, the epicenter of the increasingly violent encounters of recent days in Istanbul, Turkey’s largest city. … Continue reading

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State Evangelism Conference 2013

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — The Alabama State Evangelism Conference 2013 is taking place today at First Baptist Church, Trussville, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m. Follow TAB on it’s Facebook page or Twitter feed, use hashtag #ALSEC13 and share with us. –30– Other … Continue reading

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DC Baptists celebrate inaugural

WASHINGTON (ABP) — As District of Columbia Baptist churches considered an appropriate mission project to celebrate inauguration weekend, they decided on collecting food for those in need. The D.C. Baptist Convention asked its 150 churches to participate in a food drive as … Continue reading

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Acts 1:8 team travels to western Ukraine

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — The “north team” of the Alabama Acts 1:8 group in Ukraine visited three villages in the west Sept. 11. Scotty Goldman, a member of the team and an associate in the office of global missions for the … Continue reading

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Breaking News — Alabama Acts 1:8 team ventures to Carpathian Mountains

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — An Alabama Acts 1:8 Connections team — made up of several Alabama Baptists divided into different teams — traveled to the Carpathian Mountains in Ukraine. Scotty Goldman, a member of the team and an associate in the … Continue reading

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Olympics 2012 — It’s a wrap!

LONDON (IMB) — “We lit the flame and lit up the world.” Doug Shaw had to smile a little when London 2012 chairman Lord Coe closed the Olympics with those words Aug. 12. Because Shaw’s hoping that’s exactly what happened. … Continue reading

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Breaking News — MAF uses new Congo Airstrip

BUNIA, Democratic Republic of the Congo (MAF) — Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) is using a new airstrip to bring desperately needed medical supplies to remote parts of Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) plagued by malaria. “We made our first landing … Continue reading

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Breaking News — Widow faces foreclosure; First Baptist Knoxville ministry assists family in need

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (ABP) — Mary Cate Jones never doubted her congregation would help when it learned she faced a foreclosure crisis last month. But raising $35,000 in the last two weeks of May and finding a donor to match the rest? … Continue reading

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Breaking News — IMB trustees elect marketplace endeavor VP

NASHVILLE (BP) — Scott Holste has been elected as vice president for global strategic mobilization for the International Mission Board (IMB). Holste, who was elected during the May 22–23 meeting of IMB trustees in Nashville, Tenn., will direct a new … Continue reading

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