Author: April Betner

Soar Church: Annual Autism Awareness Walk draws more than 300 to Woodbine

  Reprinted from Shore News Today Soar Baptist Church – Autism Awareness Walk WOODBINE (NJ) – More than 300 area residents turned out for the Soar Baptist Church’s fourth annual Autism Awareness Walk Saturday, April 29 to raise money for Cape May County’s Ocean Academy and the Woodbine Elementary School. By combining efforts of church members, state police, motorcyclists and borough and county residents, the church raised more than $10,000 for the schools, said Pastor Thomas Dawson. “Over the last four years, we’ve raised about $36,000 for the schools,” he said. Pastor Thomas Dawson and State Police Lt. Doug...

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Missionary Highlight – May 14, 2017 – Jeb Colburn

We Americans tend to think that all of North Africa is solidly Muslim and nobody wants to hear the gospel. But that’s not true. Here and there across the region, churches have been started as people have come to faith in Christ. This is happening even though believers sometimes pay a high price for their new faith. Our church is supporting missionaries serving in many North African countries, as we give through the Cooperative Program. Recently one of our missionaries we’ll call Jeb Colburn met a man at a coffee shop and Jeb was able to share the gospel...

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Missionary Highlight – May 7, 2017 – Brad Horne

One of our missionaries in Russia we’ll call Brad Horne. He teaches English as a way to meet people and share the gospel. One week he asked a student named Anton if the young man knew his purpose in life. Anton said no.  When Brad offered to teach him the Bible, Anton agreed. The first meeting was five hours long as they studied what the Bible says about the purpose of life. At the end, Anton declared, “My life will never be the same again.”  Two weeks later the young Russian put his faith in Christ and became a...

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Missionary Highlight – April 16, 2017 – Quinn McClintock

As we come to our missionary prayer time today, I want to point out that when we come together for worship, we have hundreds of hymns and songs that we can sing. But in some places where the gospel is just being shared, there are no songs to sing because they have not been written yet. That is exactly the ministry of our missionary, Quinn McClintock, who serves in West Africa. He works with new believers and teaches them how to write worship songs in their own language. Just imagine: Years from now, believers in some of those countries...

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