October 2010

John Jenkins

Jenkins named vice president/executive director

Rev. John Jenkins, pastor of First Baptist Church of Glenarden, Landover, Md., was appointed by the board of overseers to the part-time position of vice president/executive director of National Ministries, effective September 1. Jenkins provides...

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Gospel Declaration

The Good News of Jesus Christ

Read the Gospel Declaration here.

Gregg Heinsch, lead pastor at Celebration Community Church in Celebration, Florida and dean of the Vision...

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prayer

Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church November 14

The Prayer First Steering Team urges your church to participate in the Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church November 14. Your prayers can set captives free and inspire Christians around the world to stay in the fight.

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News

Eight couples assessed for church planting

Eight couples were assessed for their aptitude for church planting August 30-September 2. They were from the following Converge regions and churches: Great Lakes, Minnesota/Iowa, Rocky Mountain and Southeast; Berean Fellowship Church and...

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News

Big Growth for Cornerstone Fund

In a September executive summary, Cornerstone Fund relationship director Mark Archibald noted the following growth trends in the Fund:

  • Investment dollars (Certificates and IRAs) are more than 50% ahead of 2009 same-period volume....
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Strategic International Ministry meetings

Two Converge workers traveled to East Asia in September to explore ministry potential among a large unreached people group. Other Converge International Ministries staff will gather in Southwestern Europe mid-month for a strategic planning...

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Paul Hubley

Hubley retires from Converge Northeast

Paul Hubley, executive minister for Converge Northeast (formerly Northeast Baptist Conference) since Spring 1997, retired September 30.

At least 11 churches were started or affiliated with Northeast region during Hubley’s 13-year ministry...

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Haiti

Beraca team sees 'amazing' results in Haiti

Pastor Willie Jean Pierre led a missions team of 16 from Beraca Baptist Church, Brooklyn, N.Y., to Leogane, Haiti, July 26 to August 2. "Amazing things happened on our trip," said Pierre. The medical and dental workers on the team served more...

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Tom Nebel

Nebel featured in Leadership Magazine

Church Planting director Tom Nebel will be quoted, along with other church planting leaders, in the article "God Called Me to Plant a Church," by Mark Woodley, to appear in the October 2010 issue of Leadership magazine. Nebel talks about...

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