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.
A total of 49 individuals who answered God’s call on their lives and were appointed as International Mission Board missionaries during the Sending Celebration Nov. 14 at Idlewild Baptist Church in Tampa, Florida.
“How amazing,” noted Craig Webb of the Hawaii Pacific Baptist Convention, “that one church that happens to be a larger church than any of our churches in Hawaii chose to make this special gift and impact so many churches.”
Jose Arzate had a clear vision for his life as a young man: he wanted to play professional football in the U.S. and possibly even coach.
Tony Martin, associate editor of Mississippi’s state Baptist publication The Baptist Record, will be the Record’s new editor when William Perkins retires Oct. 31 after nearly 32 years of service there.
Adam Greenway threatens lawsuit against Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. The school’s former president is demanding $5 million.
“Missionaries don’t move to third world countries just for fun,” a student from Southwestern Seminary noted. “They stay because they trust that God’s plan is the best for their life and others’ lives.”