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It’s Not Either/or, It’s Both/and! (Part 1 of 3)

This coming October, I have the privilege to teach a course entitled, Growing a Great Commission Church at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC . I am excited ...

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A Wanting Desire

While the Embrace group was serving in Buenos Aires on our mission trip, one of the opportunities that we had was to spend some time in an orphanage ministering to ...

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A Hope That Does Not Disappoint

As our group left Buenos Aires – on a ten-hour flight to Atlanta and then another hour and forty-five minute flight to Raleigh – we flew over a glorious sight: ...

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Being a Light in a Sea of Darkness

Prior to departure for Buenos Aires (BA), our International Mission Board missionaries, Mark and Melissa Hobson, told me that some of our translators for the week of our Embrace Women’s ...

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Why Not Buenos Aires?

As I sit here in my office at the Baptist Building in Cary, a few days after returning from the first international mission trip by Embrace Women’s Missions and Ministries, ...

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Taking the Truth to the Tango Town

In three days, nine women and one man will take a Delta flight to Buenos Aires, Argentina, to work alongside our International Mission Board missionaries as servants in Embrace’s first ...

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Diversity and the People of God

Growing up in rural North Carolina, I was not exposed to much diversity.  My elementary school, junior high, and high school were primarily made up of students who looked, dressed, ...

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May 21, 2000

A decade ago, on May 21, 2000, outside of Littlefield Fountain on the Main Mall of the University of Texas at Austin campus, this picture was taken:    (I apologize ...

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Example?

         I was honored and humbled in April to go to Mindanao, the larger southern island of the Philippines.  I was invited to speak to several gatherings of Baptists, including one ...

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2% giving?

         There’s bad news about the Good News these days.          When God is calling missionaries to serve and Southern Baptists say they don’t have enough money to send them, that’s cause for ...

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