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Stories of interest to Arkansas Baptists ...

Friday
Sep142012

SBDR needs Isaac mud-out, roof repair vols

NEW ORLEANS (BP) – Southern Baptist Disaster Relief is seeking help with mud-out and assessment as it concentrates on clean-up, recovery and roof repairs for Hurricane Isaac victims, confident that meals are no longer needed.

With almost 228,000 meals prepared since Isaac struck the Gulf Coast, SBDR has shut down its feeding operations and is seeking help with clean-up and the installation of temporary, plastic roofs, said North American Mission Board disaster relief coordinator Bruce Poss.

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Friday
Sep142012

Southern Baptist teacher killed in Jordan 'loved by everyone'

IRBID, Jordan (BP) – A warm breeze whips sand around cars creeping down the main street of Irbid, Jordan. A man gestures to catch the attention of a carload of Americans, then lays his hand over his heart.

He knows there is only one place they can be going. It seems the whole city is mourning the death of Southern Baptist representative Cheryll Harvey.

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Friday
Sep142012

Roy Fish shares his passion for evangelism in YouTube video

Click on the image above to view Roy Fish sharing his passion for evangelism (you will be redirected to YouTube).

Thursday
Sep132012

TRUSTEES: IMB launching new avenues for former personnel & for prayer

ElliffRIDGECREST, N.C. (BP) -- Creating more opportunities for Southern Baptists to be Jesus' heart, hands and voice to a lost and dying world -- that's the idea behind two new IMB initiatives.

IMB trustees, meeting Sept. 11-12 at LifeWay's Ridgecrest Conference Center, affirmed a new missions service opportunity dubbed the "Ready Reserve" as well as a new "school of prayer for all nations."

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Thursday
Sep132012

Luter outlines goals during seminary visit

LuterKANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- Southern Baptist Convention President Fred Luter Jr. discussed his goals with more than 100 Kansas City-area pastors and denominational workers after delivering a chapel message at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Mo., on Sept. 11.

Luter said he plans to be an advocate for spiritual revival, essential to the SBC's success, in comments at a luncheon co-hosted by Midwestern and the Blue River-Kansas City, the Clay Platte and the Kansas City Kansas Baptist associations, attended by area pastors and various staff members.

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