VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 1/31/18)—On February 2, 2018, the domestic personnel of International Ministries (IM) will be making a half-mile move to a new office space. IM will be open for ministry business on February 5. Please make note of IM’s new mailing address and contact information, which will take effect on February 5: International […]
SAN JUAN, PR (ABNS 1/30/18)—A delegation of American Baptists and partners led by American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) and American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) traveled to Puerto Rico January 26-29, 2018, to meet with pastoral and lay leaders to survey damage and devastation caused by last year’s hurricanes Irma and Maria. The delegation, invited […]
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 1/23/18)—The national board of managers of American Baptist Women’s Ministries (ABWM) announced on Tuesday, January 23, 2018, that the Rev. Gina C. Jacobs-Strain has accepted its invitation and call to the position of Executive Director and will lead the national organization following the retirement of Virginia R. Holmstrom on March 1. […]
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 1/22/18)—International Ministries (IM) is pleased to announce the endorsement of Alise and Mark Juanes from Sunnyvale, California, to missionary service in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The couple will work through longtime IM partners Integrated Ministries for the Ethnic Minorities Foundation (IMEM) and the Thailand Karen Baptist Convention. They will serve at the […]
The Mid-American Baptist Churches are now accepting applications for their next Executive Minister. For more information about this ministry opportunity, please click here or contact Coleen Remick at email@example.com. The deadline for applications is March 20.
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 1/17/18)—Many churches today confront an aging membership and a noticeable absence of young adults in the pews. How can leaders begin to reach emerging generations with meaningful ministry that offers mature faith formation—keeping them involved in the local church? In his debut project, Black Millennials and the Church: Meet Me Where […]
The American Baptist Churches of the Central Region are now accepting applications for their next Executive Minister. For more information about this ministry opportunity, please click here or contact Rev. Franklin Ruff at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for applications is March 7, 2018.
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 1/16/18)—Judson Press, the publishing arm of American Baptist Home Mission Societies, announces the release of The Extraordinary Story of Ann Hasseltine Judson: A Life Beyond Boundaries, by noted author Rosalie Hall Hunt. In this captivating historical narrative of Ann Hasseltine Judson, the beloved first wife of America’s first Baptist missionary Adoniram […]
A team working together around the challenge of stewardship in the 21st century has worked hard over the past eighteen months to put together “The Generosity Project,” a pilot program running from Sept. 2017 – Dec. 2018 which will work to provide stewardship resources and support to a cohort group of pastors from New England […]
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 1/15/18)—In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day today, The Christian Citizen online features a compelling essay written by Dr. Jeffrey Haggray, executive director and CEO of American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) and Judson Press. Referencing the prophetic “Mountaintop” sermon, in which King urges listeners to develop “dangerous unselfishness” on […]