___
Buckner ad
bannersm
Issue of
August 11
1999

Please enable Java on your browser to see the TotalNEWS Feed ticker.
features
subscribe to our print edition
Goat ministry milks Texas
mission money for more
cover photo
CHARLIE AND PAULETTE BING, Mission Service Corps volunteers from Buffalo, care for Pocahontas--one of the herd on the experimental goat farm they operate in cooperation with River Ministry. With them is Angeles Veyas, a Mexican child who lives with them. (Photo by Ken Camp)
Full Story

weather2


issue
Teach us to Pray
In perhaps one of the simplest strategies ever promoted, Texas Baptists are asked to pray 5 minutes five days a week for their neighbors.
Great Questions of the Bibleonlineonly
This week, Ellis Orozco, pastor of Corpus Christi Baptist Church in Corpus Christi, explores the question presented by God to Abraham: "Is anything too hard for the Lord?"
He Said/She Said
In the Wingfield household three out of four family members have mixed feelings about school starting. But one thinks it's the best news she's had in weeks.onlineonly

searchsm3
OUR SITE:
Click to go to Advanced
Search Page
SEARCH
THE NET:
Ask AltaVistaTM
prayernet

Bible Study Resources
BIBLE STUDY
RESOURCES



Christian
LIVE RADIO

AIR-1/
Miami
KSBJ/
Houston
Praise/
Arlington
PLR/
Spokane
WMBI/
Chicago
KWRD/
Dallas
Lifesongs/
New Orleans


Worship wars defy easy resolution
___By Chip Alford
___LifeWay Christian Resources
___GLORIETA, N.M. (BP)--How do you like your church music? Traditional, contemporary or blended?
___That's a question music ministers across the Southern Baptist Convention are asking as they struggle to appeal to the musical preferences of their congregations and reach out to the unchurched. There are no easy answers, according to Lee Hinson, a consultant in the music ministries department at LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention.
___"Worship style continues to be a 'hot button' topic in Southern Baptist churches. This discussion is affecting all sizes of churches in all different kinds of locations. If your church hasn't dealt with it yet, it will sooner or later, and you need to be ready," Hinson told a group of music ministers and lay leaders attending a seminar on "Transitioning in Worship Styles.".
Full Story


'Water of Life' headed for Mexico
___By Ken Camp
___Texas Baptist Communications
___More than a dozen rural villages in northern Mexico may soon have water wells, thanks to a partnership between Texas Baptists and other evangelical Christians.
___Texas Baptists' Christian Life Commission conceived the "Water of Life" initiative as a joint venture with the Evangelical Environmental Network, which is making a grant available for start-up funding.
___The well-drilling project involves the Baptist General Convention of Texas, the Frontera Baptist Association of Chihuahua-Coahuila, Big Bend Baptist Association and Mission Assist Team.
Full Story


Kenya crusade: 22,000 conversions
___By Sue Sprenkle
___SBC International Mission Board
___NAIROBI, Kenya (BP)--More than 22,000 people professed faith in Christ as Savior during an Eastern Kenya Baptist evangelistic effort in late June and early July. The outreach drew 332 volunteers from churches throughout the United States and saw 132 Kenyan congregations started.
___The month-long project was divided into two phases, each lasting two weeks. Teams were dispersed to seven cities or regions along the eastern coast of Kenya. The areas of concentration included Kilifi, Malindi, Magarini, Mombasa, Mitito Andei, Ukambani East and Ukambani South.
___Volunteers worked hand-in-hand with local Kenyan church members to spread the news of Christ's love. International Mission Board missionaries Clay Coursey and Jim Musen used the volunteers in direct evangelism and to help start new churches.
Full Story



Search the Bible:
Search for:
in the:
using:
Include Study Tools HELP
(Search courtesy of Goshen.net)



International Mision Board ad

___This website makes use of Java, Javascript, tables and other features that may not be compatible with the AOL, Prodigy, Compuserve or other online service browsers. We recommend you use a third-party browser with advanced features. Netscape and Internet Explorer make these available for free download.



Veggies
FRESH VEGGIES are helping one company close in on Disney's turf.



THIS WEEK'S
HEADLINES


This page has been viewed
times since August 10, 1999.



Make us your start page! Here's how.


binoculars

FIND a
church

nsmlogo

Masthead / Why We're Here / Links/ Archive / E-mail us/ SUBSCRIBE!