OVERLAND PARK, KS (ABNS 6/23/13)—At American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) 2013 Mission Summit/Biennial here Friday through today, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) hosted a variety of justice-related events and activities. Speaking at opening worship on Friday evening was Michelle Alexander, lawyer, professor, civil rights advocate and author of the acclaimed book “The New Jim […]
OVERLAND PARK, KS (ABNS 6/23/13)—American Baptists gathered this weekend for Mission Summit 2013: An American Baptist Biennial Gathering in Overland Park/Kansas City, Kansas, from June 21-23, 2013. The event featured dynamic speakers, powerful worship, and a new Mission Summit Conversations component, during which attendees engaged in dialogue about mission challenges faced by churches across the […]
OVERLAND PARK, KS (ABNS 6/23/13)—American Baptists attending Mission Summit 2013 jumped in to the Mission Summit Conversations aspect of the event on Saturday morning, meeting in small groups focusing on self-selected topics in order to share learnings, surface insights, and suggest experiments related to those topics. “The Mission Summit Conversations are an opportunity for ABC […]
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