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IMB celebrates 175th year with prayer emphasis

IMB celebrates 175th year with prayer emphasis

The International Mission Board is celebrating its 175th anniversary this year. It was founded May 10, 1845. During the past 175 years nearly 25,000 Southern Baptist missionaries have shared the gospel, made disciples, planted churches and invested their lives in 185...

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Churches show creativity during coronavirus crisis

Churches show creativity during coronavirus crisis

A number of Kansas-Nebraska Southern Baptists churches have started holding in-person worship services using health guidelines. For other churches, drive-in services continue to be the best option. On Sunday, May 17, ushers on horseback escorted worshippers to parking...

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Technology allows churches to keep ministering

Technology allows churches to keep ministering

Like many other Kansas-Nebraska Southern Baptist churches, technology has allowed True Light Church Ministries in east Topeka, Kan., to continue ministering during the coronavirus crisis. Pastor Greg Durant and his wife First Lady Linda Durant have led True Light for...

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Virtual church attracts virtual crowd

Virtual church attracts virtual crowd

By Tim Boyd The coronavirus crisis led to a day of innovation in church life. We have seen multitudes of churches doing online streaming. Some churches are doing drive-in worship services in their parking lots. Small groups are meeting on Zoom calls. It is a brand-new...

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Four VBS strategies for such a time as this

Four VBS strategies for such a time as this

By LifeWay VBS In this strange season of unprecedented circumstances, we’ve all found ourselves needing to get creative with different aspects of church ministry. As programming needs and methods shift, one thing remains the same: people need to hear the good news of...

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Native American missionary Ron Goombi dies

Native American missionary Ron Goombi dies

Ron Goombi died Sunday night, March 29, after a long battle with a rare form of pneumonia. He was a Native American missionary in Nebraska for more than 30 years. Among the survivors are his wife, Alfie Goombi; four sons, Kurtis L. Goombi, Daniel E. Goombi (Kimberly),...

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Southview Easter pageant goes online

Southview Easter pageant goes online

The coronavirus crisis forced the cancellation of “This Day of Resurrection,” the annual Easter pageant at Southview Baptist Church, Lincoln, Neb. Southview presents the pageant during Palm Sunday weekend. This would have been the 29th year. But there is still good...

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Thoughts on the coronavirus crisis

Thoughts on the coronavirus crisis

By Richard Blackaby So how should we respond to the coronavirus crisis? First, watch for God’s activity. God is always at work around us! But He often does His best work in crises. When facing a deadly pandemic, people may be more open to talking about life and death....

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