Thursday, 17 July 2014 18:37

The complexity of short-term missions

It has to be more than religious tourism.

Published in Commentaries

A post-Christian culture means churches no longer enjoy privileged status in their communities, and must work to be part of their neighborhoods.

Published in Congregations

Increasingly, mission trips are evaluated not only by the impact on the target area, but on those who minister. It’s a shift in attitudes toward domestic and international outreach.

Published in Organizations

Organization leaders say college and graduate students are more interested in longer-term, relationship-building projects than they are in quick-hit mission experiences. 

Published in Organizations
Monday, 09 December 2013 19:18

Church rehabs home for ministry outreach

First Baptist Church, Tallahassee, rebuilds home for urban missionaries, offering a glimpse of "the renewal of the church," pastor says.

Published in Organizations
Monday, 11 November 2013 16:19

Debating doctorates in a missional world

Post-modern church author and speaker Brian McLaren says doctorates and other advanced degrees will have a place in missional and other church movements, while others doubt that Millennials and many young Christians will care their pastor has a Ph.D. 

Published in Theology
Monday, 07 October 2013 14:16

Retirement marks shift in CBF missions

Shelia and Arville Earl retired Sept. 30 after 20 years as CBF field personnel, reminding Fellowship Baptists that the face of global missions is ever-changing.

Published in People
Wednesday, 18 September 2013 15:45

Cambodian sisters master church cooking

Cambodian sisters Run Tep and Roeung Tep are celebrating 30- and 25-year anniversaries as cooks at Broadway Baptist Church in Fort Worth, Texas, where they have mastered cooking and ministry to the congregation and surrounding community. 

Published in People
Monday, 16 September 2013 16:06

Book says Baptists embracing high church

 A new book sparks hope that more Baptists will embrace liturgical forms of worship as they come to see ancient traditions as inherently missional.

Published in People
Friday, 06 September 2013 13:28

Church shares passion for orphan soles

South Main Baptist Church in Houston has hit the 100,000 mark in Buckner International's long-running campaign to provide shoes to impoverished children around the world.

Published in Congregations
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