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March 2016 Issue

Presenting the Gospel and ministering to displaced persons, immigrants, and other downtrodden peoples, both internationally and in the United States, has been a significant piece of this evangelistic passion in the seven decades since World War II.
Page reviewed the legacy Southern Baptists are building through the Cooperative Program when he addressed the opening session of the February 22–23 Executive Committee meeting in Nashville.
Why am I so thankful for the Cooperative Program? Four reasons rise to the top among many.
This year, six couples, representing thousands of missionaries serving throughout the United States, Canada, and their territories, are spotlighted during NAMB’s Week of Prayer.
In modern Western cultures one of the most soul-destroying habits is consumption of pornography, which leads us to commit adultery in our hearts.
Sadly, the “porn problem” is rapidly escalating among teenagers.
“Flexible” and “fluid” are key words as we step into the future, Donnie Simpson told associational directors of missions in megacities.
The seminar introduced tools and strategies that churches and individuals can use to more intentionally reach their international neighbors.
When Syrian refugee Mohammad heard the choir sing at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church in Marietta, Georgia, he remarked, “I don’t know if I believe what they say, but they sure do have a lot of joy.”
Despite the legal battle Texas leaders wage with the federal government over the resettlement of Syrian refugees, many Baptists retain their tireless commitment to share the Gospel with their Muslim neighbors.
Pray4EveryHome’s technology allows church members to better understand their community and even pray by name for neighbors they have yet to meet.
Things of note that will be happening at the 2016 SBC annual meeting.
Drawing his lesson from the purification of Jesus recorded in Luke 2, Miglioratti pointed to two individuals in Scripture who serve as prayer guides for twenty-first century believers—Anna and Simeon.
LifeSpring Church in Bellevue, Nebraska, where 1,200 or more people participate in weekly worship, helps defend America.
The Women’s Ministry Advisory Council will gather and share information about perspectives and strategies women in Southern Baptist churches bring to our common task of reaching our nation and the nations with the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ.
We have power available to accomplish everything worthy of accomplishing—all through the power of the Spirit of God.