ABHMS continues its pursuit of home mission via
collaborative gatherings--the most recent held in April in Massachusetts with partners from the northeast. Workshop themes included immigration and chaplaincy.
June's "Discipleship Matters" bulletin insert features a children's litany and tips for using the arts to make Scripture relevant to children. Download it at abhms.org > Publications & Resources > Discipleship Matters.
Thanks to partnership with ABHMS' Rizpah's Children initiative, JOYA Scholars is expanding. A California-based nonprofit organization, JOYA prepares middle and high school students in low-income neighborhoods for higher education.
View photos of April's volunteer restoration efforts in Puerto Rico, where roofs were replaced at Mision Bautista de Arroyo and Iglesia Bautista Berea, Yabucoa. Other jobs included painting and window replacement.
A member of Brewster (Mass.) Baptist Church shares reflections about ABHMS' "Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing...Muskogee [Okla.]," a recent mission trip in which she volunteered at Bacone College and Murrow Indian Children's Home.
"Reconciliation & Reparation: Preaching Economic Justice" calls for preaching that envisions economic justice as the ethical imperative for the 21st century. Retailing for $18.99, the book is available at judsonpress.com.