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End of Year

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For most of us, this has not been an easy year. I don’t think I need to highlight the ways that 2020 has been a year of isolation, division, and pain. We’ve all experienced this to some degree. What is more influential than the difficulties of this year is the ways God continues to be on the move within our lives and within the NAB. Looking at the four ends of our conference – missional ministry, international missions, leadership formation, and ethnic partnerships – we can clearly see God at work.

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Season of Hospitality

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Due to the ongoing concerns over COVID-19 and the difficulties in international travel, much of which likely not be fully alleviated by July 2021, the Governing Board has decided to move Triennial to a virtual platform. Excitingly, this also means we will be able to waive all registration fees. This means the entire Triennial conference will be free. Every main session. Every breakout session. Everything.

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Epiphany about Hospitality

by: Wayne Stapleton

When the subject of hospitality first was mentioned as the theme for the 2021 Triennial, I was unenthused. Sounds nice, I thought. But it’s not really exciting, not thick, not challenging. Hospitality is about being pleasant, inviting people to your house, offering them a beverage, right? Being hospitable feels light and fluffy.When the subject of hospitality first was mentioned as the theme for the 2021 Triennial, I was unenthused. Sounds nice, I thought. But it’s not really exciting, not thick, not challenging. Hospitality is about being pleasant, inviting people to your house, offering them a beverage, right? Being hospitable feels light and fluffy.

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A Year of Bonfire

by: Cam Roxburgh

God is at work in our NAB churches and a Missional/Formational movement is forming as we lean into a renewed theological vision of the church on mission. 

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An Invitation to Listen

by: Wayne Stapleton

Recently, Aaron sat down to write of his experiences and what God is teaching him in the process. We are delighted to share Aaron’s learnings widely, and we invite you to join him, Wayne Stapleton, and Chris Gorman for a webinar later next month.

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The Changing Seasons

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In its nearly one hundred years in operation, White Cross has gone through a number of changes and transitions, all in service of providing tangible assistance to our brothers and sisters in the Cameroon Baptist Convention Health Services. In an effort to continue providing a high level of support to this crucial ministry, two more changes to the White Cross ministry are being finalized.

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Changes for White Cross

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In its nearly one hundred years in operation, White Cross has gone through a number of changes and transitions, all in service of providing tangible assistance to our brothers and sisters in the Cameroon Baptist Convention Health Services. In an effort to continue providing a high level of support to this crucial ministry, two more changes to the White Cross ministry are being finalized.

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Acts of Love and Service

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It is always encouraging and empowering to hear stories from NAB churches who are actively pursuing how to best love and care for their local community, living out their faith missionaries sent by God to their neighbors. With that in mind, we wanted to share a recent event hosted by Magnolia Baptist Church, an NAB church in Anaheim, California.

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