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George Pixley, ABFMS/ Mexico and Nicaragua dies at 86

George Pixley died peacefully on July 17, 2023 at the age of 86. George was born on March 29, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois while his mother was visiting her parents …

Gary Bennett ABFMS – Japan alumnus, called home

Gary L. Bennett, American Baptist Foreign Mission Society (ABFMS) alumnus, passed away peacefully on June 4, 2023, at the age of 70, at his home in Russell, Iowa.  Gary was the first …

Image of map showing Cambodia and USA Is God calling you into an adventurous faith?

What would you do if God called you to take a step of faith and serve through short-term mission? Season Mussey tells the story of God’s unexpected call to teach …

Why do we celebrate Juneteenth?

Juneteenth, also known as Jubilee Day or Emancipation Day, is a U.S. holiday commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans following the Civil War. While Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation on January …

Image of Ukrainian woman and child from Hungarian Baptist Aid Ukraine relief after dam breach

On Tuesday, June 6, the vast and strategic Kakhovka dam on the Dnieper River in southern Ukraine was breached, threatening hundreds of thousands of people across the region and potentially …

Kyle Witmer to succeed Leslie Turley as Area Director for Southeast Asia and Japan

On June 1, 2023, responsibility for leadership and support for the work of International Ministries (IM) in Southeast Asia and Japan will pass from current Area Director Rev. Leslie Turley …