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VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 7/16/15)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) applauds two new resources to help faith leaders better understand mental illness and treatment as well as to better help individuals and families in their congregations who face mental health challenges. Resulting from last summer’s Mental Health and Faith Community Partnership meeting sponsored by American […]
The 21st Baptist World Congress (#BaptistCongress15) will be held in Durban, South Africa, from July 22-26, 2015. According to the Baptist World Alliance, Baptists from more than 80 countries are traveling to South Africa to participate in the event. It is the first Baptist congress in Africa, a region with the fastest numerical growth among Baptist […]
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 7/16/15)—In celebration of the new release Sisters of Scripture: Mentors in Womanhood by Billie Montgomery/Cook, Judson Press, in partnership with American Baptist Women’s Ministries, is sponsoring an essay contest for American Baptist young women between the ages of 17 and 35. Essay entries may be submitted August 1, 2015 through September […]
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 7/16/15)—The American Baptist Historical Society launched the At Your Fingertips: Archives for the 21st Century campaign this June during its breakfast meeting at the 2015 Biennial Mission Summit in Overland Park, Kansas. Breakfast attendees, along with the Society’s board of managers, staff, and friends, have pledged $245,000 for the campaign to date, […]
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 7/10/15)—Dr. Andrew “Andy” Davison died on Sunday, July 5, in Madison, Wisconsin. Andrew and Beverly Davison were named as the 2013 recipients of the Cora and John Sparrowk President’s Award, presented to them on behalf of the Board of General Ministries at Mission Summit 2013, held June 21-23, 2013, in Overland […]
Photos from Mission Summit 2015 are online here. The video below includes photos from throughout the 2015 Biennial Mission Summit, June 26-28, 2015, in Overland Park, Kansas. This compilation was played at the end of the final worship service during the 2015 event.
Do you struggle for balance between prayer and activity? Do you long for a more quiet center; time for silence and reflection? This conference, offered in a retreat style, is a unique opportunity to explore and practice the transformed life together. Find depth and renewal at the Rhythms of the Spirit retreat […]
This video was a joint project between American Baptist Home Mission Societies (then “National Ministries, American Baptist Churches USA”) and the Baptist Joint Committee. Filmed at The Riverside Church in New York City, production was by Ward & Associates of Washington, D.C. In honor of the life and legacy of former BJC Executive Director Dr. […]
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 7/8/15)—A delegation of Siyin Chin pastors and American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) Executive Director Dr. Aidsand F. Wright-Riggins III met at American Baptist Churches USA’s Mission Center here Monday to discuss mutual ministry ideas and concerns. While at the Mission Center, the group also met with ABCUSA General Secretary A. […]