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ABHMS launches new website, features free Brian McLaren Bible study video
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 4/27/16)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) continues its nearly 200-year-old commitment to domestic mission across the United States and Puerto Rico with a redesigned website that brings the ministry to life for the 21st century and beyond. For easy navigation, the updated website——categorizes content by three ministry emphases—“Developing Leaders,” “Equipping Disciples” and
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American Baptist Home Mission Societies celebrates mission
VALLEY FORGE, PA (4/12/16)—In the soaring sanctuary of Shiloh Baptist Church in Washington, D.C., on Friday night, Dr. Clifford Johnson, president of the Board of Directors of American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS), commissioned a new executive director to lead the historic American Baptist ministry: “The organization was in need of a strong leader,” Johnson said.
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Brian D. McLaren’s Space for Grace Bible study now available at no cost online
Available for the first time on American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) website for viewing at no cost is renowned theologian, speaker and Christian author Brian D. McLaren’s opening Bible study from ABHMS’ critically-acclaimed November 2015 Space for Grace national gathering in Los Angeles. From the privacy of your own home or office or with
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ABHMS’ Ramsey-Lucas to be featured in anti-smoking webinar
Curtis Ramsey-Lucas, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) managing director, Resource Development, will be a featured speaker in the “It Takes Faith: Tips from Former Smokers” campaign webinar to be held 3-4 p.m. EST on April 27. Hosted by Faith United Against Tobacco and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the online learning
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Meet the ABHMS 2015 Ministry Award recipients
Committed to encouraging life in Christ, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) seeks to affirm and celebrate those who answer the call to discipleship, community and justice, extending the grace of God to others across our nation and world. Therefore, every two years, ABHMS' board of directors seeks nominations for national ministry awards that recognize
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ABHMS, IM, regional executives participate in historic joint trip to Philippines
As part of a delegation of American Baptist leaders engaging for the first time in a cooperative 10-day visit to the Philippines, Victoria Goff, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) national coordinator of Volunteer and Disaster Response Ministries, shared her disaster-response expertise with the Convention of Philippine Baptist Churches (CPBC), an American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) sister organization.
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American Baptist spends night outdoors to raise awareness for AFC, homelessness
Inspired by American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) America for Christ Offering, Scott Macauley vividly brought homelessness to the attention of a sleepy town 7 miles north of Boston. He recently spent the night in a box on the lawn of First Baptist Church, Melrose, Mass., across the street from city hall and the fire
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Space for Grace

Now available from the highly-rated November conference is Brian McLaren's first of three daily Bible studies on video!

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Profiles in Mission

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A snapshot digest of mission work from American Baptist congregations & ABHMS partners.

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National Ministries reclaims its identity as American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS)…

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