“While this tragedy has made us all heartsick, the Father has used it to knit the hearts of our two congregations together around this mission to not just build a home but to bring the gospel to those who need Christ,” —Pastor Brian McCoy
The Mississippi Baptist Convention Board has recently called two new staff members — John Maxey as director of church planting and revitalization and Kris Smith as director of worship ministries.
In 2020, amid the challenges posed by COVID-19, Farm Chin Baptist Church Purdy, Missouri, emerged as a resilient community. Started by a few Burmese Christian families during the pandemic, the church has flourished under Van Neih Bik.
Evangelical Christians in the 21st century can learn from the example of 2nd century Christian martyrs—many of whom were female, New Testament scholar Lynn Cohick said.