Articles from July 2018

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So all may hear along the Amazon

by Kalie Lowrie on July 13, 2018 in Great Commission

Twenty-eight Texans partnered with MAP missionaries along the Amazon River to share the Gospel and strengthen the ongoing work in Brazil.

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BOUNCE students bring hope to Houston after Harvey

by Kirsten McKimmey on July 13, 2018 in Great Commandment

After months of hopelessness following the destruction of Hurricane Harvey, Houston homeowner Gaye Stephens was shown compassion and joy for the first time through middle and high school students.

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The transforming power of God in prisons

by Kirsten McKimmey on July 13, 2018 in Great Commandment

Prisoners lives are being transformed as their fellow inmates are living out the call of the Great Commission to start ‘Philippi Churches.’

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El poder transformador de dios en las prisiones

by Kirsten McKimmey on July 13, 2018 in Great Commandment

Las Iglesias Filipos son grupos de presos que se reúnen para orar, adorar y testificar del amor y el poder de Dios dentro de las prisiones.

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The Greatest Possible Missions

by Texas Baptists Communications on July 13, 2018 in Great Commission

The mission work of Texas Baptists pre-dates the existence of an organized state convention and emcompasses a strong desire to share the Gospel to the utmost regions. When the first Baptist convention formed in Texas in 1848, two endeavors were at the heart of their work—missions and education.

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A Biblical Call to Missions

by Josue Valerio, Director of Missions on July 13, 2018 in Great Commission

The church is multicultural because God’s people are formed in Christ in different contexts and sent to be His witnesses and represent God’s reign in all nations. Every person who has been reconciled with God in Christ is called and sent to fulfill His commandment.

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Bouncers Worship in Victoria, TX

by Cherish Mason on July 12, 2018 in BOUNCE

Bouncers have been hard at work in Victoria, TX repairing homes that have been damaged by Hurricane Harvey. Bouncers stay at their worksites from 7am to 4pm and then return back to Northside Baptist Church for dinner and worship. Worship Speaker Casey Cockrell has been teaching the students about the power of the Holy Spirit. During worship Casey has explained how the gospel has gone viral through the power of the Holy Spirit. Videos go viral because people see them and identify them. In the same way, the gospel can go viral when others see the church in action and resonate with what they are doing; the work that students are doing in Victoria, TX this week is a great example of that!

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Sharing the Gospel through the World Cup

by Guest Author on July 12, 2018 in Great Commission

Who am I? What is my purpose? Where do I come from? When will I feel satisfied? How can I know truth? These were the kind of questions I asked myself the year before my first year of college, not knowing that all these questions were about to be answered by someone greater than I, the One whose existence I dedicated myself to disproof. How naive was I?

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Homeowner's Hope in Christ Encourages Bouncers

by Cherish Mason on July 11, 2018 in BOUNCE

The Green Wiffle Team comprised of students from Stoneburg Baptist Church, Acton Baptist Church, and McGehee First Baptist Church, is repairing the roof on Ms. Lula Carroll’s home. Due to high velocity winds and rainfall from Hurricane Harvey, Ms. Lula Carroll’s roof is severely damaged. When the Team arrived at Ms. Lula Carroll’s home earlier this week they discovered that the beams in her kitchen ceiling had begun to rot, and the roof was held up by the kitchen cabinets. Ms. Lula Carroll said that every time it rained she would set several buckets in her kitchen and then later, empty out at least ten gallons of water from the buckets.

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Understanding the one true God in Taiwan

by Guest Author on July 11, 2018 in Great Commission

I shared with some students about how my parents encouraged me to find truth, which that lead to me to following Jesus. It led to some good conversation about truth and choosing to follow Jesus and I thought, "Alright God. Thank you for letting me talk about my parents and their value of truth in our family."

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