On Mission Every Day and to the End

by Jimmy Martin General SecretaryThen Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and...

God Builds His Church

Lessons Learned about Church Planting in the Midst of the Corona Crisis 26 April 2020.  That was the day we hoped to see our plans and prayers come to fruition.  On that Sunday, River of Life Church was to hold its very first Sunday gathering.  Months of planning were...

EBF Mission Partnership Church Planter: Meet Fatjon Mullxhi

In April, the International Baptist Convention began supporting a new European Baptist Federation Mission Partnership church planter in Albania.  Meet Fatjon Mullxhi.  Fatjon comes from a family with a Muslim tradition and first heard about Jesus as a seven-year-old...

Giving in Times of Disaster

He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?  (Micah 6:8, ESV) These are times in which our generosity toward others is being tested. This worldwide pandemic has...

Preparing an International Church to Build a New Building

In the next few weeks, after more than nine years of planning, praying, and promoting, the International Baptist Church of Stuttgart will complete a building project. This will be my second international church building project to see completed in my 25+ years of...

An Era Ends

"God does not live in temples built by human hands.” (Acts 17:24b) Thursday, 25 June, was kind of a sad day. Not in the sense of unhappiness. More in the sense of melancholy or mourning. As is normally the case when it is time to bid farewell to something or someone...

Your GMO at Work … Exciting Stories from Germany, Turkey, and Syria

Kainos Says Thank You Thank you very much for the difference you will be making in the lives of women and their children!  Our mission has remained the same -- God has a new beginning and a new life for every woman and child who has been trafficked.  New Life Haus, a...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

We have been blessed by the faithfulness of our members to online church where practically all of our ministries are operating on one of the platforms -- even our children’s church, which was the last to go online and was very well received. Our Bible studies on...

Hoensbroek, The Netherlands

“Where we have seen God at work in our church through coronavirus" Since 15 March, our Sunday church service at Emmanuel Baptist Church, Hoensbroek, The Netherlands, has been tremendously changed from physical meeting to live streaming via internet. All our church...

Darmstadt, Germany

Hi!  My name is Jason Sadler, and I am a member of Converge International Fellowship in Darmstadt, Germany. Back in March, I had the opportunity to lead a really amazing life group. It was a 10-week Bible study called Crazy Love by Francis Chan. It was a very...

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