Hispanic immigrant leads church planting movement in U.S.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (NAMB)—Unlike most Hispanic immigrants, when Carlos and Cristina De La Barra arrived in the United States with their three daughters 14 years ago, it wasn’t a prosperous life they were searching for—but a more fulfilling one.

Modern-day scout opening Canada for church planting

COCHRANE, ALBERTA (NAMB)— Dwight Huffman climbs up a hill and looks down on the town below. The cool Canadian breeze ruffles his hair as he surveys the environment, a vast wooded area untouched by development—until now.

Annie offering Week of Prayer features sculptor

PAVILLION, Wyo. (NAMB)—With the deft skill of a trained artisan, Terrell O’Brien selects a sculpting tool and places it on the subject.

Inner-city dwellers turn to Christ as result of witness

PORTLAND, Ore. (NAMB)—Churches are built on relationships, and few in the Pacific Northwest are better at cultivating friends and building relationships than missionary Troy Smith.

Humorous spots, video message highlight Annie offering

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (BP)—You won’t see the Chimpanzee office workers that were featured in commercials during the Super Bowl, but newly released Week of Prayer promotional video spots also are using humor to illustrate the importance of funding the work of North American missionaries.

Collegiate ministry defines success: OBEDIENCE

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (NAMB)—Jonathan Pettigrew doesn’t remember anything about his 100-foot fall down a Colorado mountain in December 2002.

How 2005 AAEO gifts will be used

Last year (2004) receipts to the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering for North American Missions totaled nearly $54 million. This year’s goal of $55 million will continue to help 5,200 missionaries, many of them jointly sponsored through partnerships with NAMB and state conventions

2005 Facts about NAMB
2005 Facts about AAEO
How missionaries use AAEO gifts

The majority of AAEO gifts provide salaries and benefits for our missionaries, but some is also used to supply vital supplies for their ministries. The items below represent a sample of how Annie Armstrong Easter Offering gifts are used to reach people for Christ.

Week of PRAYER for those who have ANSWERED HIS CALL

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Missionary at home starting churches on the range

FALLON, Nev. (NAMB)—After a week of driving, having put 900 miles on his car, Mitch Bryant watches the sunset as he pulls into the driveway of his home. Driving between churches in Nevada is nothing like what he was used to back home in Arkansas when he would visit fellow pastors.