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World Malaria Day: More Than Simply Awareness
World Malaria Day: More Than Simply Awareness

By: Dean Miller
The Baptist General Association of Virginia and Ghanaian Baptists have distributed more than 80,000 mosquito nets into 270 villages in Ghana, resulting in a 43 percent decrease in malaria cases in those villages.

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How Baptists Are Taking the Fight to Malaria
How Baptists Are Taking the Fight to Malaria

By: Eron Henry
Malaria is a deadly but preventable disease. Baptists and other Christians are encouraged to join the battle to eradicate this most preventable of diseases. Some Baptist groups are already engaged in the fight.

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Baptists Must Not Be Silent in Calls for Religious Freedom
Baptists Must Not Be Silent in Calls for Religious Freedom

By: Shane McNary
When national policies motivated by short-term political goals endanger the long-term moral authority of the U.S., Baptists, as U.S. citizens, must not be silent in calls for justice and freedom.

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To Curb Genocide, You Must Start at Its Simple Roots
To Curb Genocide, You Must Start at Its Simple Roots

By: William Cowley
A full-fledged genocide can take years, sometimes generations, to explode, but each incident of genocide probably has a small, simple beginning. Sometimes, as simple as bullying on a playground.

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Church's Baptismal Service Won't Be Soon Forgotten
Church's Baptismal Service Won't Be Soon Forgotten

By: Patrick DeVane
An empty baptistery before a morning worship service brought church members together, carrying warm water in any containers they could find. It was a baptismal service no one would forget. Nor should we forget ours.

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4 Observations, 4 Questions on Mission Work in Ghana
4 Observations, 4 Questions on Mission Work in Ghana

By: Reggie Warren
The Baptist General Association of Virginia partners with the Ghana Baptist Convention to launch 500 churches and to distribute 100,000 mosquito nets in the African nation.

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BMS World Mission Helps Villages Access Water
BMS World Mission Helps Villages Access Water

By: Chris Hall
Everyone should have access to clean water no matter where they live. To that end, BMS World Mission helped two impoverished communities - one in Uganda, the other in Peru - access clean water.

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2 Baptist Groups Cooperate on Mission Initiatives
2 Baptist Groups Cooperate on Mission Initiatives

By: Frank Broome
When it comes to racial reconciliation, simply trying is not enough. We must do. And that's why the New Era Baptist Convention and Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Georgia found ways to worship and work together.

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Nat'l WMU Provides Water Filters, Supports Water Projects
Nat'l WMU Provides Water Filters, Supports Water Projects

By: Lena Plunk
While many don't even think twice when turning on the faucet, 663 million people throughout the world lack access to clean water. Here's what the national Woman's Missionary Union is doing about it.

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Food Drive Blossoms Into Ministry Feeding Thousands
Food Drive Blossoms Into Ministry Feeding Thousands

By: Bill White
After hearing a missionary speak about food insecurity, four young girls at Christ Journey Church in Miami wanted to do something about it. Their passion led to one of the church's most vibrant ministries.

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Church's Medical Mission Teams Save Lives, Treat Thousands
Church's Medical Mission Teams Save Lives, Treat Thousands

By: Kevin Head
Noah, a young man in Kenya, received a life-saving operation this year. He is one of many people who were treated by short-term mission teams from First Baptist Church of Roswell, Georgia.

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How One Church Helped 200,000 Get Drinking Water
How One Church Helped 200,000 Get Drinking Water

By: Bill Ross
Efforts by First Baptist of Marietta, Georgia, led to the creation of Pure Water Initiative Inc., a nonprofit that has so far provided drinking water to nearly 200,000 people in India, Indonesia and other nations.

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How Christian Hospitals Must See Past the Bottom Line
How Christian Hospitals Must See Past the Bottom Line

By: Don Sewell
Christian hospitals obviously must operate with outstanding medical and business guidelines. But that's not the whole story. Christian hospitals carry an even greater stewardship than a secular one.

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Teaching Ghana's Villages How to Repair Broken Wells
Teaching Ghana's Villages How to Repair Broken Wells

By: Debra Wint
Many wells in Ghana's frontier region were installed by outsiders and have broken down. Villagers can't repair them. Texas Baptist Men Water Ministry works with villagers to teach them how to repair these wells.

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4 Principles to Ensure Short-Term Missions Succeed
4 Principles to Ensure Short-Term Missions Succeed

By: Dean Miller
Many horrible, even disgusting, things have been said and done in the name of short-term missions. Fortunately, many, but not all, organizations have learned their lessons.

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Ensuring Drinking Water Flows in Ethiopia, Kenya
Ensuring Drinking Water Flows in Ethiopia, Kenya

By: David Harding
The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is actively engaged to stop wasted opportunities to let water flow to the drinking water needs of the most vulnerable people, about 60 million, in Ethiopia and Kenya.

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Health Professionals Serve Through Short-Term Missions
Health Professionals Serve Through Short-Term Missions

By: Angela Sudermann
God has been using health professionals to advance the mission of Christ through American Baptist International Ministries since 1821. To this day, they continue to serve in health and wellness ministries worldwide.

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'I've Never Seen a Better Picture of Courage'
'I've Never Seen a Better Picture of Courage'

By: Don Sewell
I lost a great friend in Robert Parham. Attuned to injustices where many would turn a deaf ear, he applied heart-felt application to Jesus' words of "when you've done it to the least of these, you've done it unto me."

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Teaching Missions to Kids in Our Self-Centered Culture
Teaching Missions to Kids in Our Self-Centered Culture

By: Sarah Stevens
In a culture that encourages and even demands self-centeredness, the church's role in teaching children to have a global and others-centered worldview is increasingly important. Here's how one church does it.

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Robert Parham: An Ethicist with a Worldwide View
Robert Parham: An Ethicist with a Worldwide View

By: Emmanuel McCall
At a time when it was unpopular for black and whites to travel together, Robert and I became "soul partners" as we crisscrossed the nation in numerous racial reconciliation initiatives.

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Cooks on a Mission Shares Love of Christ Through Food
Cooks on a Mission Shares Love of Christ Through Food

By: Mary Splawn
A passion for food and hospitality combined at Mountain Brook Baptist Church in Alabama to make a global impact. Since 2010, women at the church have connected their love for cooking with the church's mission work.

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Lessons from 17 Years Mining for Truth
Lessons from 17 Years Mining for Truth

By: Cliff Vaughn
Robert Parham was not afraid. Instead, he lived into an intentional moral engagement with his culture and world, getting up each morning, Bible and newspaper in hand, to advance the common good.

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Sustaining Ministries Through Indigenous Missionary Support
Sustaining Ministries Through Indigenous Missionary Support

By: David Emmanuel Goatley
During its history, the Lott Carey Baptist Foreign Mission Convention has sent out many missionaries to foreign countries. Today, however, all of Lott Carey's missionary personnel are indigenous.

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How Your Church Can Break the Fortress Mentality
How Your Church Can Break the Fortress Mentality

By: Garrett Vickrey and Lance Mayes
Many churches have a fortress mentality, which leads them to lock their doors away from the big, bad world. Here's how one church works to break that stranglehold.

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CBF of Georgia Connects Youth to Mission Projects
CBF of Georgia Connects Youth to Mission Projects

By: Martha Kate Hall
Since 1997, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Georgia has held March Mission Madness, in which hundreds of middle and high school students spend an entire Saturday serving in a local community.

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