Since 1845, the International Mission Board has partnered with churches to send missionaries to live and work among those around the world with little to no access to the gospel.
* updated October 31, 2019
people groups engaged
through the work of IMB in just the last year
Who is Lottie?
Lottie Moon – the namesake of Southern Baptists’ international missions offering – has become a legend. But in her time Lottie was anything but an untouchable hero. In fact, she was like today’s missionaries. She labored tirelessly so her people group could know Jesus.
Because God deserves the worship of all people.
And we — who are redeemed and made new in Christ — are compelled to proclaim the gospel, the only hope for the billions who have never heard of Jesus. Simply put, your giving enables missionaries to be sent to multiply churches among unreached peoples and places for the glory of God.
Week of Prayer
December 1 - 8, 2019
The Week of Prayer for International Missions is an opportunity for churches to join in prayer for the work of missionaries who take the gospel to people in cities and extreme places. It’s also a time to reflect on giving to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering® that supports them.
IMB President Dr. Paul Chitwood says each missionary faces unique challenges – and every prayer counts. Here are ways you can pray year-round for missionaries.
Migrant workers in Mexico live in poverty and do back-breaking work everyday. But David and Ann Boyter and their teammates say God is breaking their cycle of hopelessness with new life.
In the East Asian country where Peter Station serves, nomadic herdsmen are hard to find and even harder to stay connected with. But even so, he’s seeing disciples grow strong roots in…
In South Korea, IMB missionary Hun Sol believes missions and revival go together. As he trains students to go out into other parts of Asia and share the gospel, he hopes the passion…
For months, Venezuelans have been spilling into Colombia by the thousands. They’re desperate for help and hope, and Paul and Robin Tinley says it’s an unprecedented open door for the gospel.
Bulgarians are desperate for hope, but they’re not interested in anything to do with religion. So Brian and Mandy Davis spend their days building relationships to show people the…
Of the 50 least-reached university campuses in North America, 34 are in Quebec. But IMB missionaries Robert and Sharon Pinkston say they believe if students could just have the chance to hear…
The homeless men who live on the streets of Tokyo aren’t used to being looked in the eye, much less called by name. So when Mark Bennett gives them bread, loves them as Jesus does…