Romanian Baptists and International Mission Board missionaries are responding to the influx of refugees from Ukraine into Romania.
POLAND (BP) – A Disaster Assistance & Response Team (DART) of Southern Baptist Disaster Relief (SBDR) and volunteers returned from Poland last week to survey ways volunteers from the United States might engage and serve Ukrainian refugees fleeing the invasion of their homeland.
BALTIMORE, Md. (BP) – At least 97 million more people have fallen into extreme poverty globally since the COVID-19 pandemic began two years ago, World Relief said in a study released March 15 on the second anniversary of the declaration of the pandemic.
CHELM, Poland (BP) – Bus after bus arrived at the border, filled with women and children, separated from husbands and fathers. Most men stayed behind, now needed in cities and towns throughout the Ukrainian countryside. The grief of those who fled was palpable.
POLAND (BP) -- As hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians flee from the Russian oppression being forced upon them, Polish Christians and Southern Baptist workers are ready to care for them.
Bill Townes to serve four months as interim SBC EC CFO; Tennessee Baptist Disaster Relief allocates $70,000 for Ukrainians
POLAND (BP) – International Mission Board President Paul Chitwood has been in Eastern Europe this week, visiting with refugees and hearing stories of the devastation wrought by Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine. Send Relief, Southern Baptists’ compassion ministry arm, is at work providing emergency food supplies, shelter and clothing to displaced families.
MEMPHIS (BP) – Southern Baptists from across the United States gathered to participate in a Send Relief Serve Tour event in Memphis Feb. 25-26. Sixty-five churches and more than 1,000 volunteers united to serve the city.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – State directors of Southern Baptist Disaster Relief (SBDR) and Send Relief, the compassion ministry arm for Southern Baptists, entered into a new working agreement when SBDR directors gathered for their annual roundtable on January 27 in Albuquerque, N.M. The SBDR state directors affirmed the measure without any dissenting votes.
As the Russian invasion of Ukraine is underway, many Christians are wondering how they can help and how they pray for those facing Europe’s first full-scale war in decades.