Chinese Baptist Fellowship shares church planting efforts

Originally published at Baptist Press – http://bpnews.net/49088/chinese-baptist-fellowship-shares-church-planting-efforts

PHOENIX (BP) — Church planting drew the spotlight of the Chinese Baptist Fellowship’s June 13 meeting in Phoenix.

In fact, the mission of the fellowship is threefold, according to Benny Wong, president of the Chinese Baptist Fellowship of USA and Canada and senior pastor of First Chinese Baptist Church of Los Angeles. The fellowship exists for planting, caring and training. The fellowship’s gathering was held in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting on June 13-14. Continue reading “Chinese Baptist Fellowship shares church planting efforts”

Partnerships focus of NAA Fellowship

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PHOENIX (BP) — The National Asian American (NAA) Fellowship spotlighted the need for more partnerships with Southern Baptist seminaries and a desire to reach second-generation Asian Americans. The group met for its second annual meeting on June 12 in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting in Phoenix.

The group, made up of eight Asian fellowships, was formed in October 2016 in Dallas as a fellowship specifically for second-generation Asian Americans. More than 60 were in attendance for the June 12 meeting. Continue reading “Partnerships focus of NAA Fellowship”

Laurie underscores proclamation evangelism at SBC

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PHOENIX (BP) — “This is the time for us to advance with the Gospel; this is not the time for us isolate. This is the time for us to infiltrate and to permeate the culture and offer theology without apology,” Greg Laurie, pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside, Calif., said during a celebration service at the Southern Baptist Convention on Tuesday night (June 13).

“This is our time together to reach our world,” Laurie said in a message on proclamation evangelism titled “The time is now.” Continue reading “Laurie underscores proclamation evangelism at SBC”