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“I was beginning to see the world through God’s eyes in terms of lostness,” Larry Pepper said. “For me, that meant seeing if I could use my medical skills in a way that had more kingdom impact.”

Church members minister with international missionaries in Taiwan

The agricultural projects that BGR supports aim to bring stability to areas like Monica’s where food is scarce and poverty rampant.

Pavan* grew up feeling unsettled in his destiny. As the firstborn son in his family, he thought he would have to follow in his father’s footsteps and become a Buddhist monk.

International Mission Board trustees approved the appointment of 47 new missionaries sent by Southern Baptist churches to take the Gospel to the nations during their June 10-11 meeting in Dallas.

IMB missionaries and staff are looking forward to sharing during the SBC annual meeting in Dallas “how every church — regardless of size, resources or unique needs — can play a vital role” in taking the Gospel to the world’s unreached people.

China is purportedly the largest publisher of Bibles in the world, but the communist nation has now apparently blocked online Bible purchases for its residents.

An estimated 6,000 churches have been closed across Rwanda and six pastors arrested in a government crackdown that began March 1 with 700 closures in the nation’s capital of Kigali, according to news reports.

Christians comprising just 2.3 percent of India’s population noted two legal successes this Easter as religious persecution mounts under the Hindu nation’s ruling Indian People’s Party (BJP).

Christian Roth and his wife Stephanie were among the 20 new full-time, fully funded missionaries appointed by International Mission Board trustees Feb. 28 and recognized during a Sending Celebration near Richmond, Va.