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At the end of September, I had the opportunity to attend the 21st meeting of the Chinese Baptist Fellowship of the United States and Canada (CBF) at Crosspoint Church of Silicon Valley. The conference occurs biennially meaning this fellowship group has been gathering regularly for well over 40 years! Now, I have been in Southern…

ANAHEIM (BP) – In terms of national influence and Gospel impact, the importance of Southern Baptist work in California cannot be overstated, agreed SBC leaders and pastors from the state gathered at the Anaheim Convention Center Aug. 17. “Southern Baptists are made up of a lot of different people and this room personifies that,” said…

California Southern Baptist Convention and the International Mission Board have officially entered into a partnership to minister among the East Asian Peoples Affinity Group. The agreement was signed by officials of both organizations in late October with the partnership beginning November 1, 2020. The purpose of the partnership is to proclaim the gospel, make disciples,…

In light of the continuing global expansion of the COVID-19 virus (coronavirus), the International Mission Board’s coronavirus task force and senior leadership recommend that mission volunteers from U.S. churches postpone international mission-trip travel through April 30.

North Korean followers of Jesus continue to worship in underground churches despite the totalitarian regime’s ongoing effort to eradicate Christianity

The International Mission Board’s website — — has launched a new home page and renovation of other online pages to make it easier for Southern Baptists to partner with the IMB in global mission praying, giving, going and sending.

In Ukraine, Southern Baptist missionary Russell Woodbridge often encounters people who fled their homes in the eastern part of the country when war broke out a few years ago.

Pastor Keith said when he looks across his church and identifies the highest-impact individuals, the ones who are highly evangelistic disciple-makers, they have some unifying factors. One of them is that they’ve spent time in East Asia.

In their home in São Paulo, Brazil, Scott and Joyce Pittman have a giant map of the city plastered across their wall. It’s a picture of the work still to be done in the metro area of 22 million people.

Daniel Tuchez remembers the day he got the call. The International Mission Board’s director of Hispanic mobilization called and said, “I need you to pray about this city in Southeast Asia, because it is going to be opening up.