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  • AVANCE: Jimmy Draper says unity evidences the Gospel

    by Keila Diaz, posted Tuesday, June 12, 2018 (8 months ago)

    Photo by Samuelle Grove
    DALLAS (BP) -- AVANCE 2018 welcomed nearly 100 pastors and their wives as well as church leaders and planters for a night of fellowship, networking and prayer.

    AVANCE, held in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting, is a partnership of LifeWay Christian Resources, the International Mission Board, the North American Mission Board, GuideStone Financial Resources and the SBC Executive Committee.

    Ramon Osorio, Hispanic church planting catalyst with the North American Mission Board, opened the evening with several prayer sessions. Read More

  • AVANCE: More Hispanic churches urged to mobilize for missions

    by Keila Diaz , posted Tuesday, June 13, 2017 (one year ago)

    Photo by Bill Bangham
    PHOENIX (BP) -- AVANCE 2017 drew Hispanic Southern Baptists from across the nation on Monday (June 12) prior to the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting to encourage more Hispanic congregations and their pastors to mobilize for missions.

    Edgar Aponte, International Mission Board vice president for mobilization, encouraged those in attendance to fill up the ranks of missionaries and churches going out and sharing the Gospel. Read More

  • AVANCE 2017 to hear IMB's Edgar Aponte

    by Art Toalston, posted Friday, April 21, 2017 (one year ago)

    Mobilization will be the focus of the Hispanic Advance Challenge -- AVANCE 2017 -- on Monday, June 12, prior to the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting in Phoenix. Read More

  • AVANCE honors, encourages Hispanic missions commitment

    by Keila Diaz, posted Monday, June 13, 2016 (2 years ago)

    ST. LOUIS (BP) -- AVANCE 2016 drew more than 100 Hispanic attendees from across the nation for an evening focused on "Firmly Standing on the Gospel -- Boldly Committed to the Mission."

    During the June 12 gathering, Hispanic pastors and leaders were recognized for their work in the Kingdom and were encouraged to immerse themselves in missions in order to reach other Hispanics for Christ. Read More

  • At AVANCE, Hispanics hear Ronnie Floyd, David Platt

    by Keila Diaz/Florida Baptist Witness, posted Monday, June 15, 2015 (3 years ago)

    Photo by Paul W. Lee
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (BP) -- In a night marked by worship, fellowship and workshops, Hispanic Southern Baptist pastors and leaders from across the United States came together for AVANCE 2015 prior to the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting.

    The June 14 gathering began at 5 p.m. with worship led by Julio Arriola from Cross Church in northwest Arkansas, followed by a dinner and featured speaker SBC President Ronnie Floyd. David Platt, president of the International Mission Board, also addressed the group. After the dinner, the IMB, the North American Mission Board and LifeWay Christian Resources hosted workshops. The evening concluded with an informational session from the new Hispanic Leadership Network. Read More

  • AVANCE to hear plans for Hispanic network

    by Art Toalston, posted Friday, April 24, 2015 (3 years ago)

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (BP) -- Hispanic Southern Baptists' AVANCE will continue in 2015 prior to the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention, with SBC President Ronnie Floyd as this year's featured speaker. Read More