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Mike McQuitty has almost always seen himself as a missionary. He gave his life to Christ at the age of six and in high school, realized he loved ministry work and especially missions.

"In college I served as a summer missionary in Colorado and Russia. And while in seminary at Southwestern, I served in youth ministry and then collegiate work for three years at University Baptist Church in Forth Worth," McQuitty said. "Through these experiences, my heart for missions and college students continued to grow."

As McQuitty thought through ministry career options, he was drawn to campus ministry because he sees it as missions work.

"The college years are a time when young people are making the decisions that will shape the rest of their lives, yet often it is a time when faith is put ...

Mike McQuitty has almost always seen himself as a missionary. He gave his life to Christ at the age of six and in high school, realized he loved ministry work and especially missions.

"In college I served as a summer missionary in Colorado and Russia. And while in seminary at Southwestern, I served in youth ministry and then collegiate work for three years at University Baptist Church in Forth Worth," McQuitty said. "Through these experiences, my heart for missions and college students continued to grow."

As McQuitty thought through ministry career options, he was drawn to campus ministry because he sees it as missions work.

"The college years are a time when young people are making the deci...

As thousands of families across America gather around their dinner tables tonight, bow their heads, and thank God for the meal they're about to receive, a Mexican family will be sending its children to bed hungry.

No, this family does not live in an impoverished, third-world town south of the border. They live in New Mexico, where 15.87 percent of the population faces food insecurity — they don't know where their next meal will come from.

According to North American Mission Board (NAMB) missionary Carl Russell, New Mexico has the highest food insecurity rate in the nation — higher, in fact, than third-world countries in Latin America where the food insecurity rate is 11 percent.

As ministry evangelism coordinator for the Central Baptist Association in Albuquerque, Russell uses money provided by the Southern Baptist World Hunger Fund to support ministries like the food bank at First Baptist Church, Bernalillo, New Mexico, and Noo...