North American Baptist Conference Weekly Update - July 25, 2011

For God so loved…..He gave!

Can you imagine what it’s like to spend considerable time contacting people via phone, e-mail, snail mail, and face-to-face in order to invite them to participate in an opportunity to give “over and above” for a ministry or special cause? I know, a lot of folks would shy away (maybe run away) from such a task.

Since recently assuming the role of president of the North American Baptist Foundation, I’ve engaged in this task on a regular basis. Let me give you two examples of how blessed I’ve been in connecting with NABers across the country. 

Example #1: A faithful NAB congregation encountered difficult financial straits. They found they needed to forego a commitment they’d made to support a new missionary appointee to an NAB mission field.

North American Baptist Conference Weekly Update - July 11, 2011

I recently sent a newsletter to our North American Baptist churches, sharing some of the current struggles in Nigeria and asking for your prayers for the Hungs as they settle into their new ministry in Gembu. Since the time of that letter there have been a number of significant events among key staff of the seminary and hospital.

You may have heard of the tragic accident that took the lives of both provost and deputy provost of the seminary as they were traveling together. The seminary has appointed an interim provost, Mr. Godwill Sol, to lead the school through this difficult season.

National Association of Evangelicals - Update July 2011

NAE Insight – Summer 2011

In an economically tough time complete with high unemployment rates, the 2011 Spring NAE Insight takes a look at fundraising, the worth of churches to their communities, free things churches can do and much more. It also updates readers on same-sex marriage, religious freedom cases, and South Sudan. (read more)

Pawlenty Tops Poll

Among evangelical leaders, Tim Pawlenty leads the list of preferred 2012 Republican presidential candidates. In the monthly poll of leaders of the NAE, 45 percent said they would name Pawlenty as the Republican candidate. Mitt Romney trailed Pawlenty with 14 percent. Twenty-two percent were undecided.

North American Baptist Conference Weekly Update - July 05, 2011

NORTH AMERICAN BAPTIST CONFERENCE WEEKLY UPDATES—July 05, 2011

The summer is in full swing for the North American Baptist Conference family! This month our young people will gather in masses at YG ’11 in Southern California. PRAY that God will move mightily.

One year from now we’ll meet in Orlando for the NAB 50th Triennial. We have a great price at the beautiful Peabody Hotel.

Japan Disaster Update from NAB Field Director Paul Ewing

Dear Brothers and Sister in Christ Jesus,

Greetings from Japan! As Paul wrote in Philemon, I thank God for you because your love has put your generosity to work and through it good things are being done for Christ. (Philemon 1:4-7). In particular your response to the unimaginable disaster that struck Japan in early March has refreshed the hearts of many and is helping to lead even more to a knowledge and faith of our Lord Jesus Christ. Hallelujah!

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