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State Missions Offering – 2017 Materials

HARRISBURG – Next week, the BRN will send out information about the State Missions Offering.   You may read about the State Missions focus here. For your convenience, the materials are all available digitally below. Below, you will also find short promotional videos that support the offering.  They are appropriate to show during the offering or announcement portion of your weekly worship gathering, or in a small group. Poster Prayer Guide WEEK 1 – PROMOTIONAL TRAILER Direct Download Link WEEK 1 – FULL STORY Direct Download Link WEEK 2 – PROMOTIONAL TRAILER Direct Download Link WEEK 2 – FULL...

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Missionary Highlight – Rob and Amy Burgess – August 20, 2017

Folks, we know that any young person God calls to be a missionary has to be brave to follow through and go. But how about when you’re older and settled and you and your wife have three kids and one’s already a junior in high school? THEN, when you pick up and move halfway across the country to help start a new church — THEN you’re brave indeed. And today we’re going to pray for Rob and Amy Burgess, because that’s what they did: Moved from Florida to Denver, Colorado, to help start a new church. Although a move...

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Cultivating a Missions Lifestyle in the Next Generation

REPRINTED FROM WMU.COM As the new church year begins, many are asking how we can best disciple our children and youth to cultivate a missions lifestyle within them. The following testimony exemplifies how the involvement of others can direct a young person’s walk with Christ. By Sandy Wisdom-Martin, Executive Director, national WMU. Someone once asked me, “How do you cultivate a missions lifestyle in young believers?” I answered the question with examples from my life. It started when I was in Acteens. The Girls in Action leader of my church asked if I wanted to help her with GAs. Then...

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Missionary Highlight – August 6, 2017 – Randy and Denise Chestnut

Today we want to pray for two of our missionaries who are starting a new church in Dayton, Ohio.  Randy and Denise Chestnut grew up in Dayton, but moved away for many years, before God called them back there to start a new church. They are two of our Southern Baptist missionaries we support through our church’s Cooperative Program giving. They have started Hope Community Church and it meets in the same elementary school the two of them attended years ago. They found the community has changed a lot, because many immigrants from other countries now live in the...

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