As we celebrate Black History Month, I have been struck by the thought of what it means to make history. I don’t believe that many of the civil rights leaders that we celebrate today set out with the intention of having their names in books or being celebrated every February; they merely saw wrongs that needed to be rectified.
It is with much joy that I share with you the great things for which I am so thankful for during this Thanksgiving season.
On Friday, August 29th, American Baptist International Ministries (IM) missionaries, along with faith leaders from the Episcopal, United Methodist, United Church of Christ, Catholic and Jewish traditions, joined in a prayer service for Central American children fleeing violence.
I always thought about what it would be like to go on a mission team, go to another country and work to help make someone’s life a little easier. However, this was just a thought. I never expected it to become a reality.
These are tangible blessings because of the White Cross supplies which came to Congo this year. These blessings, through White Cross are possible because of you.
American Baptist International Ministries is responding to the needs in Asia following the recent series of devastating tsunamis, typhoons, earthquakes, flooding and mudslides. A $25,000 One Great Hour of Sharing emergency disaster grant has been distributed to partners working throughout the region to meet the immediate needs faced by the victims