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Some missionaries deciding to stay on field

BIRMINGHAM (Jennifer Davis Rash) — The number of Southern Baptist missionaries leaving the field may not be so close to the 1,000 count after all. International Mission Board (IMB) officials have confirmed that “multiple” missionaries have already rescinded their decision to … Continue reading

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20 percent of missionary force leaving field

RICHMOND (TAB, IMB) — The recent move among International Mission Board (IMB) officials to allow missionaries and support staff to cut themselves from employment — both through retirement and resignation incentive plans — has resulted in 20 percent of the … Continue reading

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Secret Church threats ‘a small taste’ of what persecuted Christians worldwide experience

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (TAB) — Today’s “security threat” is just a small taste of what “our brothers and sisters in Christ experience in other countries,” said David Platt, president of the International Mission Board, as he opened tonight’s Secret Church event in … Continue reading

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