GREENWOOD, Mo.—Ten years ago, after several years of decline, the future for a 175-year-old Southern Baptist church in Greenwood, Mo., seemed bleak. But a sister church in the area embraced the dwindling congregation and helped them recover their place in the community. In August, the reborn and growing church will host the North American Mission Board's Replant Summit to help others learn how to do the same.
"The First Baptist Church of Greenwood has an incredible testimony," said Mark Clifton, senior director of Replant at the North American Mission Board (NAMB). "The Gospel witness of any church is far too important to allow it to fade when adversity comes." Read More