Ng was awarded the “Spirit of the Hill” Award from Andover Newton Theological School in Newton Centre, Massachusetts, on Thursday, May 15. Congratulations on your accomplishments! ABCUSA President Don Ng and General Secretary A. Roy Medley check out Ng’s new brick at Andover Newton Theological School.
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/16/14)—On Thursday, a Sudanese woman of Christian faith was sentenced to death after she refused to recant her faith in front of a court who considers her to be Muslim, according to CNN. “American Baptists condemn the sentencing of Meriam Yahya Ibrahim Ishag to death for apostasy as a violation of […]
From Wednesday, April 30 to Friday, May 2, 2014, American Baptist Churches hosted the Burma Diaspora Community meetings at the American Baptist Churches Mission Center in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. Members of seven Burmese ethnic groups came together for the event, including Burmese, Chin, Falam Chin, Kachin, Karen, Karenni, and Lisu. View photos from the event. […]
The Mission Summit Conversations, which took place at Mission Summit 2013: An American Baptist Biennial Gathering in Overland Park, Kansas, provided a new and exciting opportunity for American Baptists from across the country to come together to discuss vital ministry challenges. This model is based around the Transformed by the Spirit initiative. The American Baptist […]
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/13/14)—Churches, individuals and partners are being invited by International Ministries (IM) to help discern the direction God is calling IM into the future. This discernment process, entitled Responding to the Call, focuses on the following questions: How should IM respond to God’s call to be “a light to the nations” so […]
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/13/14)—On Thursday, May 1, 2014, American Baptist Women’s Ministries hosted a dinner gathering for women leaders from several associations of ethnic Baptist groups originally from Burma, now living in the United States. This event was part of the Burma Diaspora meetings hosted by American Baptist Churches USA, facilitated by ABCUSA president […]
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/12/14)—The Work of the Deacon & Deaconess is marking its 50th anniversary with the second revised edition, which includes new and updated content reflecting the evolving diversity of ministry in the diaconate. Fans of this book will find time-honored material about the traditional roles of the deacon, as well as additional […]
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Stewardship does not have to be the hardest thing you do at church. Presented by Rev. Margaret Marcuson, this Webinar includes an alternative to non-stop fundraising, convincing people to give more – or simply cutting the budget. It’s what you bring to stewardship that you already have and not about learning the latest technique. Marcuson […]
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/7/14)—On April 14, over 200 girls were kidnapped from their school in Chibok, Nigeria, by Boko Haram, an Islamic sect in northern Nigeria violently seeking a ‘pure’ Islamic state. The Church of the Brethren, with whom American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) has a special relationship, and Shoulder-to-Shoulder, a national campaign of interfaith, faith-based […]