The following reflection, “The Bondage of Fear and United Mission,” was written by Rev. Dr. Ron Vallet, Ambassador for American Baptist United Mission, for the month of August 2013. When we are united in God’s mission, Our United Mission will grow. On one of his missionary trips, the Apostle Paul spoke to the people of Athens […]
But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth. Acts 1:8 (NRSV) YOU ARE INVITED! “Emerge: Baptist Witness in the 21st Century” combines a Ministers Conference and Orientation to American Baptist Life, […]
The Mission Summit Conversations were a featured part of the Mission Summit/Biennial event, June 21-23, 2013, in Overland Park, Kansas. The Conversations allowed for an open opportunity for anyone attending the event to engage in meaningful dialogue about a topic of interest by self-selecting into a small group. More than 1000 people attended the Conversations […]
At the Sunday morning Mission Summit/Biennial worship on June 23, 2013, Rev. Leo S. Thorne, associate general secretary for Mission Resource Development, ABCUSA, invited the participants to join in the following prayer for United Mission as we move through the next biennium. Holy Spirit, renew/transform my church’s commitment to United Mission. Please continue to pray […]
The reflection below was written by Dr. John Williams, executive minister of the American Baptist Churches of the Central Region. This is part of the featured series, “Proud to be an American Baptist.” Check the ABCUSA website and other publications in the near future to see more stories! View the archive and learn why others […]
Word clouds were created depicting each session of the Mission Summmit Conversations, a featured part of the Mission Summit/Biennial event, June 21-23, 2013, in Overland Park, Kansas. These word clouds represent composite snapshots generated by group facilitators after each conversation session during the Mission Summit. Those words which were mentioned most often are the largest […]
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