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New Judson Press book explores potency, impact of Lord’s Prayer
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 7/20/17)—Many Christians know the popular Scripture known as the Lord’s Prayer. But do we realize the true power of this deceptively simple yet significant model for prayer? In “The Revolutionary Power of the Lord’s Prayer,” Alice Burnette Greene offers today’s Christian disciples new understanding of the potency and impact this prayer
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Judson Press book reveals power of Holy Communion to unify Christian community
VALLEY FORGE, PA (July 15, 2017)—What can Christians do to cultivate the common bond that we share and to unite the people of God? According to Neville Callam, noted educator, theologian, ecumenist, pastor and retiring general secretary of Baptist World Alliance, we must discover the power of the Eucharist. In his new book, "From Fragmentation
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ABHMS-sponsored Mission Summit activities continue Saturday, Sunday
PORTLAND, OR (ABNS 7/3/17)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS)-sponsored activities continued Saturday and Sunday at American Baptist Churches USA’s (ABCUSA) 2017 Biennial Mission Summit at Oregon Convention Center, Portland. Highlights included ABHMS’ Sunday luncheon, at which the Rev. Katherine Longhat, pastor of Watonga (Okla.) Indian Baptist Church, based her sermon on Jeremiah 20:7-9. (“Oh Lord,
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ABHMS-sponsored Mission Summit activities begin with pre-event conference
PORTLAND, OR (ABNS 7/1/17)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) sponsored a variety of activities prior to and on the first day of the three-day American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) 2017 Biennial Mission Summit at Oregon Convention Center, Portland. Awards were presented at a luncheon during Thursday’s pre-Mission Summit “Chaplaincy and Specialized Ministry Conference” for chaplains,
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Home Mission Societies board names new directors, embraces technology to support ministry
VALLEY FORGE, PA (6/29/17)—Meeting this week in Portland, Ore., American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) Board of Directors voted to add four new members and affirmed a Socially Responsible Investing Advisory Council. Board members also were introduced to a new technology platform designed specifically for religious professionals. As President Dr. Clifford Johnson opened the meeting,
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American Baptists’ Mission Center to relocate next year
VALLEY FORGE, PA (6/21/17)—Culminating a four-year, collaborative process that considered location issues related to offices of American Baptist Churches’ national partners, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) has purchased a building within a half mile of the current Mission Center that ensures partners will continue, as well as enhance, their ministries into the coming decades
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ABHMS convenes first aligned action network meeting
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 6/6/17)—Forty-six of American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) new and historic partners from churches, campus and community ministries in Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon, Utah and Washington participated in ABHMS’ first aligned action network meeting on May 17 at Linfield College, McMinnville, Ore. A new ABHMS strategy for accomplishing mission, aligned action
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ABHMS announces ministry award recipients
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/3/17)—Selected by American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) board of directors from nominations submitted by clergy and laypersons across the United States and Puerto Rico, a number of American Baptist clergy and lay leaders will receive awards for significant faith-based work. Presentation times and dates will be announced as they become
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National Ministries reclaims its identity as American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS)…

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