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TRUSTEES: IMB affirms new mobilization VP

International Mission Board trustees approved the appointment of 27 new missionaries, welcomed 11 new board members, and announced a vice president of mobilization during their board meeting Aug. 23-24 near Richmond, Va.
Malnourished children doubling amid Boko Haram

The number of malnourished children in and around northeastern Nigeria will more than double by the end of 2016 under Boko Haram terrorism, UNICEF said in its latest report released today (Aug. 25).
'Insanity of God' showing Aug. 30 across U.S.

"The Insanity of God," the true story of missionaries Nik and Ruth Ripken and their work with the persecuted church, will be shown in 500 U.S. theaters Aug. 30 for a special one-night, feature event. The presentation will include International Mission Board President, author and speaker David Platt interviewing Nik Ripken, as well as a performance by music artist Todd Smith.
New Ala. office building proposed for Jan. 2018

A proposal to relocate the Alabama State Board of Missions offices will be placed before messengers at the Alabama Baptist State Convention's Nov. 15–16 annual meeting in Montgomery.
ERLC event to focus on Gospel & culture

More than 900 people will gather today (Aug. 25) for a Southern Baptist-sponsored conference designed to prepare followers of Christ to minister in a culture increasingly hostile to the Gospel.
Bible Study: Aug. 28, 2016

This weekly Bible study appears in Baptist Press in a partnership with LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention. Through its Leadership and Adult Publishing team, LifeWay publishes Sunday School curricula and additional resources for all age groups.
FIRST-PERSON: Soak in the view

The Psalms are meant to be savored, worship pastor David Cook writes, noting: "They aren't mile markers on the interstate; they're curves on the Blue Ridge Parkway. And every one of them has a view you could sit with for an hour."

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