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Here you will find the very latest news from the Baptist Press (BP), NAMB (North American Mission Board) and IMB (International Mission Board). Each entry includes the title, source and date of the article and a brief summary.

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BP News Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 3:47pm
Evangelism was a key focus as the Kansas-Nebraska Convention of Southern Baptists (KNCSB) held its 2019 annual meeting at Parkview Baptist Church in Lexington, Neb. "Everywhere we go we should be looking for that lost person to witness to," keynote speaker Anthony Jordan said.

BP News Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 3:27pm
Maina Mwaura is joined by Rick Burgess for an extended interview about Burgess' hit radio show, faith, family and ministry. Rick is a member and ministry leader at Shades Mountain Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala.

BP News Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 3:08pm
Christians in Algeria "are optimistic and confident in God" in the midst of persecution, an Algerian convert told Baptist Press after the government closed churches and beat pastors and members.

BP News Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 2:53pm
The Union Baptist Association (UBA) of Houston is investing in the lives of Hispanic pastors, their wives and church leaders through the training program "Lideres Transformadores," or Transformative Leaders.

BP News Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 12:46pm
Baptist Convention of New Mexico (BCNM) Executive Director Joseph Bunce announced Tuesday (Oct. 22) he will retire from his position effective February 2021, following 15 years of service as the state's lead missionary.

BP News Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 12:45pm
Cedarville University apologist Dan DeWitt explores artificial intelligence and God's creation in affirming of the sanctity of human life. "God is the author of life," DeWitt says, "and try as some might, no one can take His place."

BP News Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 3:33pm
Four Southern Baptist Convention entity heads charged Adam W. Greenway to remain committed to a high view of Scripture, confessional fidelity, the Great Commission and cooperation during Greenway's inauguration as the ninth president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Oct. 21.

BP News Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 1:53pm
President Jeff Iorg reported gains in enrollment at Gateway Seminary and mission clarity in planning for the future during the seminary's recent meeting of the Board of Trustees.

BP News Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 1:52pm
Washington Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon wants to be known more for his faith than his considerable baseball skills. His pastor and friend Gregg Matte says Rendon has "just been humble and done his job."

BP News Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 12:14pm
Utah-Idaho Baptists have planted 56 churches and baptized 2,600 people in the past 5 1/2 years, messengers were told at the group's annual meeting Oct. 18.

BP News Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 12:07pm
Tim Dowdy to help Georgia pastors stay healthy; Russ Rathier installed as BCNE's Vermont Regional Coordinator; Mark Dance fills new role with Oklahoma's Church Relations Group.<br>

BP News Monday, October 21, 2019 - 4:58pm
Historical, financial and statistical records were shattered again this year at what was the 41st annual meeting of the Nevada Baptist Convention (NBC), held at Shadow Hills Church in Las Vegas.

BP News Monday, October 21, 2019 - 4:08pm
Associational leader is the most fulfilling role that Sean McMahon has held in nearly 40 years of ministry. Every day is different, but his goal is the same: "walking alongside churches and leaders to help them fulfill the mission that God's called them to."

BP News Monday, October 21, 2019 - 4:01pm
Bubba and Barbara Harmon and their Mexico Beach, Fla., neighbors have not been immune to the horrific damage caused a year ago by Hurricane Michael, but they have continually seen God at work for good in the storm's aftermath.

BP News Monday, October 21, 2019 - 3:49pm
Beck Dunn's two years in Japan as a mission board Journeyman introduced her to the challenge of combating domestic violence and sexual abuse.

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