Mission organizations have long opposed CIA requests for missionaries to assist the spy agency, and one current mission leader says he isn’t aware of field personnel being asked for information by U.S. security agencies.

Published in People

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
Wednesday, 19 February 2014 17:28

At 10, Facebook making major ministry impact

Since its inception a decade ago, Facebook has become nearly indispensable to many churches and ministries.

Published in Organizations
Wednesday, 19 February 2014 18:46

U.S. Baptist church group amid violence in Kiev

A mission team from Texas near violent protests in the Ukraine called for prayers that political unrest might lead to spiritual renewal in the former Soviet state.

Published in Politics
Tuesday, 04 February 2014 03:36

Sunrise, sunset: The Church in America today

Across the United States, many churches are fading, some churches are closing, and a handful of churches are surging with explosive growth. What makes the difference?

Two Democratic congressmen invited the mother and sister of an American citizen suspected of illegal missionary activity in North Korea to Tuesday’s address to help build public support for his release from prison on humanitarian grounds.

Published in Politics
Monday, 16 December 2013 18:29

HSU grad beats limits of cerebral palsy

Sarah Turner overcame years of darkness and anger toward God but then learned to ask "what now?" instead of "why?" Her new attitude has freed her to finish college, become a teacher and prepare for a life of possibilities.

Published in People
Wednesday, 11 December 2013 17:58

How widely Jesus ranges

Witness amid religious pluralism requires respect and receptivity.

Published in Thinking Theologically
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
Friday, 06 December 2013 18:43

Calvinists plan student mission confab

Rather than discouraging missionary activity, predestination “is the warrant and the ground of our hope that our evangelization is not in vain in the Lord,” say planners of an upcoming student mission conference in Louisville, Ky.

Published in Theology
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