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New Judson Press titles offer good news in troubled times
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 8/1/16)—Responding to the nation’s ongoing summer of discontent, Judson Press has announced the early release on August 1 of two books to help pastors and congregations share the Gospel with power, relevance and hope. Be My Witness: The Great Commission for Preachers, by the Rev. Dr. Marvin A McMickle, offers a
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ABHMS encourages dialogue on recent racially-based violence
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 7/20/16)—In response to recent acts of racially-motivated violence during this time of heightened racial tension across the United States, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) encourages dialogue to offer comfort, provide hope and promote healing. To help launch American Baptist discussion, ABHMS has posted the reflections of an inter-racial group of
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ABHMS continues ‘Home Mission: ’Til the Work is Done’ 11 years after hurricanes devastate New Orleans
Rallied by morning prayers, camaraderie and Christian songs, 186 volunteers from 21 American Baptist churches, 17 states and 15 regions across the United States and Puerto Rico braved a week’s worth of heat and humidity recently to minister as the hands and feet of Christ during American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) “Home Mission: ’Til the Work is Done” in New Orleans. They worked in homes, community gardens, a playground, a charter school, a horse-rescue ranch, an animal shelter and a food pantry, to name a few.
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ABHMS partner organization promotes ‘two-fold reconciliation’
With the divisiveness of today’s world, what’s better than reconciliation? Reconciliation multiplied by two. And two-fold reconciliation is just what American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) partner the New Baptist Covenant (NBC) seeks: reconciliation of diverse Baptist churches with each other and reconciliation among communities plagued by racial disparity. NBC strives to break down barriers
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New pastor installed at ABHMS-supported church in women’s prison
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 7/19/16)—On June 25, the Rev. Dr. Kimberly LaPlante was installed as new pastor of Church of Hope, which is housed inside South Dakota Women’s Prison, Pierre. The only American Baptist church inside a prison, Church of Hope has a church council and a vital congregation that gathers several times weekly for
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American Baptist Home Mission Societies stands with LGBTQ community in wake of Orlando massacre
VALLEY FORGE, PA (6-17-16)—As investigation into the unspeakable violence in Orlando has deepened in the past week, initial grief and shock at the senseless loss of human life has given way to troubling news about the assailant and the nature of the violence at Pulse nightclub. This hate crime related to members of the LGBTQ
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Space for Grace

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

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2010

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

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