'Annie Armstrong' Tagged Posts

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AAEO – Prayer Focus #10

100% OF YOUR GIFTS GO TOWARD SUPPORTING MISSIONARIES WHO SERVE IN COMPASSION MINISTRIES AND CHURCH PLANTING. BECAUSE YOU GIVE… $10– a missionary can purchase gospel tracts to engage his community in Toronto. $20– a North American missionary is able to buy lunch and build a relationship with her Muslim neighbor. $50– a Send City missionary has bus fare for a month to travel in an unreached area of his city. $150– a church plant’s community group is resourced with Bibles, books and…

AAEO Prayer Focus #9

HERE. FOR GOOD. ENCOUNTER CHURCH DEDHAM, MASSACHUSETTS “A GROWING GROUP OF FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS WHO LOVE GOD AND HAVE A PASSION TO SERVE OUR COMMUNITY.” LEAD PASTOR; CHRIS AND GINNEY CAUSEY EXECUTIVE PASTOR; JASON AND RACHEL HODGES Encounter Church 18 Southwest Park, Westwood, Massachusetts. http://www.encounterchurch.com jason@encounterchurch.com In 2014, Chris and Jason moved their families from Taylors, SC to Dedham, Massachusetts to plant a new church called Encounter.  They shared their vision with others at FBC Taylors and several families felt…

AAEO Prayer Focus #8

GOD IS WORKING LIERTE AND ANNA PAULA SOARES, JUNIOR FRAMINGHAM, MASSACHUSETTS & NORTH SPRINGFIELD, VERMONT “GOD IS WORKING IN NEW ENGLAND.” LIERTE AND ANNA PAULA SOARES, JUNIOR Framingham Baptist Church, 35 South Street, Framingham, Massachusetts 01702 Framingham Baptist Church Facebook Page Precision Valley Baptist Church, 67 Route 106, North Springfield, Vermont, 05150 Precision Valley Baptist Church Facebook Page liertejunior@bol.com.br Pastor Lierte, Anna Paula, Lierteno, and Gabriel are originally from Brazil and have been in New England since January 2015.  For…

AAEO Prayer Focus #7

CREATING ACCESS FOR THE GOSPEL J.D. AND NATALIE MANGRUM CHARLESTOWN, MASSACHUSETTS “PARTNERING WITH NAMB AND THE GREENVILLE BAPTIST ASSOCIATION TO HELP PLANT CHURCHES IN NEW ENGLAND.” J. D. AND NATALIE MANGRUM Christ Church Charlestown 289 Bunker Hill Street, Unit 1, Boston, Massachusetts 02129 christchurchcharlestown.com, john.david.mangrum@gmail.com J. D. and Natalie Mangrum moved to Greenville, SC in 2008 to plant Origins Church in downtown Greenville. Both of their sons, Noah and Owen, were born in Greenville. As a direct result from the GBA New…

AAEO Prayer Focus #6

HOMETOWN HOPE KEMPTON & CARYN TURNER EAST ST. LOUIS, ILLINOIS “EAST ST. LOUIS HAS ONE OF THE HIGHEST MURDER RATES IN THE UNITED STATES.” KEMPTON AND CARYN TURNER City of Joy Fellowship 1205 N. 79th Street East St. Louis, IL 62203 kempton@cityofjoyfellowship.org  cityofjoyfellowship.org Missouri native Kempton Turner and his wife, Caryn, have dedicated their lives to helping restore hope in East St. Louis, an area known for gangs, drugs, and staggeringly high murder rates. Their church plant, City of Joy…

AAEO Prayer Focus #5

FREEDOM AND TRUTH KESAVAN & VIJI BALASINGHAM ONTARIO, CANADA “TORONTO IS ONE OF THE MOST ETHNICALLY DIVERSE CITIES.” KESAVAN AND VIJI BALASINGHAM Fellowship Church Rouge Park 1599 Amberlea Road Pickering, Ontario L1V 5N8 CANADA Kesavanb@gmail.com   FCRougePark.ca Immigration is an experience Kesavan and Viji Balasingham share with much of their church, Fellowship Church Rouge Park, in Toronto’s East End. “Roughly half were born in another country,” says Kesavan. “Clarity of the gospel is a major need.” Originally from Sri Lanka,…

AAEO Prayer Focus #4

LOST AND FOUND HEIDEN & NEENA RATNER HENDERSON, NEVADA “9 OUT OF 10 PEOPLE IN LAS VEGAS DON’T KNOW JESUS.” HEIDEN AND NEENA RATNER WALK Church 2654 W. Horizon Ridge Pkwy., Ste. B5 188 Henderon, NV 89052 heiden@walkchurch.com   walkchurch.com Las Vegas native Heiden Ratner fulfilled a dream when he played Division 1 college basketball, but his time on the court wasn’t his most defining university experience. At a college Bible study, he says, “I realized I was missing something.…

AAEO Prayer Focus #3

SPEAKING OUT TRAVIS & JENNIFER WHITTAKER SOUTH LYON, MICHIGAN “10.4% OF DETROIT’S POPULATION IS EVANGELICAL.” TRAVIS AND JENNA WHITTAKER Mile City Church 54505 Villagewood South Lyon, MI 48178 info@milecity.com  MileCity.com Travis gave his life to Christ at an early age. After college, he struck out on his own as a Christian musician letting the lyrics testify to his faith—until God called him to do more. “I never wanted to plant churches,” he says. “Because of my stuttering problem, I wanted…

AAEO Prayer Focus #2

PRACTICAL APPROACH TAYLOR & SUSAN FIELD NEW YORK, NEW YORK “ONLY 4% OF NEW YORKERS IDENTIFY AS EVANGELICAL.” TAYLOR AND SUSAN FIELD Graffiti Church 205 E. 7th Street NY, NY 10009 info@graffitichurch.org GraffitiChurch.org At Graffiti Church in New York’s Lower East Side, the motto is: “From small things come great things.” “Jesus started by meeting needs first,” says Graffiti’s Taylor Field, a Send Relief® missionary. “His compassion grew people’s faith, and then He built the church on that faith.” Taylor calls it…

AAEO Prayer Focus #1

“CROSSING CULTURES” TRENT & ELIZABETH DELOACH CLARKSTON, GEORGIA   “60 LANGUAGES ARE SPOKEN IN THE 1.4 SQUARE MILES OF CLARKSTON.”  TRENT AND ELIZABETH DELOACH Clarkston International Bible Church 3895 Church St. Clarkston, GA 30021 trent@cibcfamily.com facebook.com/cibcsbc Trent and Elizabeth DeLoach share a passion to reach the nations. As Send Relief missionaries and leaders at Clarkston International Bible Church (CIBC), they invest their lives in people from around the world in Clarkston, Georgia, a city sometimes called the most diverse square…

Annie Armstrong and the Ministry of NAMB

MINISTRY OF THE NORTH AMERICAN MISSION BOARD The North American Mission Board (NAMB) exists to help every church take its next step in missions and encourage every believer to live on mission. NAMB’s mission field is the U.S., Canada and the U.S. territories of Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Guam and American Samoa. This region contains diverse ethnic groups, languages and religions. Approximately 269 million people in North America do not have a relationship with Jesus Christ. Through your gifts to…

Annie Armstrong Easter Offering

Every spring leading up to Easter, Southern Baptist Churches are encouraged to participate in the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering (AAEO) for North American Missions.  This annual offering is named after a woman who was a bold Missions Advocate and the first National Executive leader of the WMU (Women’s Missionary Union).  This offering supplies nearly half of the annual budget for the North American Mission Board (NAMB), and 100% of the funds donated to AAEO go directly to the Mission Field.…

Pray for the Colemans

As we observe the week of prayer for Annie Armstrong and our North American Mission Board missionaries, we will have a family to pray over each day. Dan Coleman says he and his wife, Amanda, are “New Englanders who know New England.” As missionaries to their native culture, they intuitively created an outreach strategy contextualized to their community. From city officials to families with kids, members of Kennebec Community Church are constantly building relationships with the people around them. Running…

Pray for the Parrishes

As we observe the week of prayer for Annie Armstrong and our North American Mission Board missionaries, we will have a family to pray over each day. Kelly and Brandi Parrish started praying about church planting while living in Texas. It would mean leaving family, friends and the state they loved. One thing that helped during those transitional times was asking God to break their hearts for the people in Colorado, to birth love for the strangers who would soon…

Pray for the Dahls

During Jacob Dahl’s senior year of college at Washington State University, Jesus came into his life and changed him forever. So when the opportunity to plant a church on a college campus arose, Jacob and his wife, Jessica, jumped at the chance. Resonate Church seeks to befriend the lost—a large population at Central Washington University (CWU) in Ellensburg, since only 1 in 10 students are followers of Jesus. The best time to reach students is the beginning of the school…

Pray for the Carrs

As we observe the week of prayer for Annie Armstrong and our North American Mission Board missionaries, we will have a family to pray over each day. Ron and Kim Carr founded the International Learning Center (ILC), a missionary organization that takes a compassion-based approach to reaching internationals. Students take English as a Second Language (ESL) classes, undergo cultural training and learn about citizenship, health and other topics. Most importantly, the Carrs set up a supplementary reading course—a class where…

Pray for the Lenos

As we observe the week of prayer for Annie Armstrong and our North American Mission Board missionaries, we will have a family to pray over each day. Garth and Patty Leno had never considered planting a church. Garth had preached before as a minister on staff. But church planting? He and Patty were content inviting people into their Windsor, Ontario home for a Saturday evening Bible study. However, God began to reveal He had other plans. The Bible study outgrew…

Pray for the Robersons

As we observe the week of prayer for Annie Armstrong and our North American Mission Board missionaries, we will have a family to pray over each day.  Today, pray for the Robersons. As a Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) church planter, James Roberson and his wife, Natarsha, moved their family to unfamiliar Brooklyn to plant The Bridge Church. James trusted the Lord to open the right doors for him. “I just opened up the book of Acts and tried it,” he…