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American Baptists International Ministries

As American Baptist International Ministries (IM) celebrates 200 years of mission, my attention turns to the presence of African-Americans on the mission field. I can’t help but lament that, even though African-Americans represent 12 percent of the United States’ population, they send less than 1 percent to the foreign missionary force. We have every reason […] Read More

American Baptists’ global missions agency is facing a $3 million budget shortfall next year and could be forced to recall missionaries if finances don’t improve, officials say. The International Ministries division of American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. issued a news release Monday reporting “a serious financial challenge,” brought about because giving by American Baptist […] Read More