Austin was part-Jewish, part-Catholic and part-Muslim. Then he met Jesus at a Southern Baptist church plant. That's the kind of crazy life story a San Francisco church planter like Ben Pilgreen gets to see all the time. Ben works with Epic Church in downtown San Francisco, which reaches people from more than 30 countries.
Spring 2013 | Cover Section The spring issue of On Mission features six men and women who are doing whatever it takes to reach their communities for Christ. As featured missionaries for the 2013 Week of Prayer for North American Missions, these six missionaries represent thousands of Southern Baptists serving throughout the United States, Canada and their territories.
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Reaching Vancouver by “accident | By Adam Miller South African church planter Victor Thomas went to Canada to study. Then God broke his heart for a city he was just beginning to know. READ MORE
Haven of hope | By Sara SheltonKay Bennett has seen the devastating affects of human depravity. But she offers hope through a Savior who can redeem any circumstance. READ MORE
New perspectives motivate Epic members to ministry | By Joe ConwaySan Francisco’s Epic Church has a heart for the Bay City. Church planter Ben Pilgreen leads a team intent on reaching it, and the world, for Christ.READ MORE
A heart for church planting brings life change to Philly | By Sara Shelton Pastoring in the Philippines helped prepare Peter Yanes for his work equipping and leading church planters through the diverse landscape of Philadelphia. READ MORE
Reaching the world at Wicker Park | By Tobin PerryScott Venable made commitments to his fiancée that went beyond marriage vows. They moved across the country to plant a church in Chicago.READ MORE
Childhood memory reawakens call to LoveLoud | By Joe ConwayLoveLoud is a movement of churches demonstrating God’s love by meeting significant human need while sharing Christ. Lorna Bius is the movement’s newest advocate.READ MORE
From the President | By Kevin Ezell Part of the community
My Turn | By Shauna PilgreenNew to a city
The Pulse | Compiled by Sara SheltonIdeas, insights, inspiration for you and your church
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