Below are a list of recent editions of the ABN Podcast.
ABN Podcast host Bill Bumpas chats with Paul Chitwood, the president of the Southern Baptist Convention's International Mission Board (IMB). December 3-10 is the IMB's Week of Prayer for International Missions. The IMB's Lottie Moon Christmas Offering is collected throughout the Christmas season and goes towards funding Southern Baptist missionaries serving across the globe. Listen here or subscribe on iTunes.
The second installment of the AB News Update. Caleb Yarbrough, Arkansas Baptist News (ABN) Associate Editor, chats with ABN Editor/Executive Director Tim Yarbrough about the day's headlines from a Christian worldview perspective. Listen here or subscribe on iTunes.
Arkansas Baptist News Associate Editor Caleb Yarbrough chats with Arkansas Baptist State Convention President Greg Sykes, senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Russellville, about everything from his role as president of the state convention, the current battle over bringing a casino to Pope County (the county where his church is located), the importance of lay leaders to Syke's personal story of how he shifted paths from a possible career in journalism to full-time pastoral ministry. Sykes also shares about his time as a sports reporter at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, during the late 1980s and early 1990s, including the Razorbacks' men's basketball team's 1994 National Championship season. Listen here or subscribe on iTunes.
Caleb Yarbrough, ABN associate editor, chats with Dale Noe, pastor of First Baptist Church, Marked Tree. Noe shares his heart for church revitalization, his outgoing and personal approach to community outreach and ministry, how God brought him to Marked Tree and how he feels God will use First Baptist to continue to reach Marked Tree, and surrounding communities, for Christ in the future. Noe's passion for the gospel, church revitalization, racial reconciliation and personally engaging all the people in his community is a refreshing encouragement for all Arkansas Baptists whether we are serving in a small rural community or large urban area. Noe's passion is infectious! *Podcast art caption: Dale Noe, right, chats with the owner of a pharmacy in downtown Marked Tree. Listen here or subscribe on iTunes.