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American Baptist International Ministries
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Vision:American Baptist International Ministries (IM) was organized in 1814 as the first Baptist international mission agency in America. It began its pioneer mission work in Burma and today works in Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East and the Americas serving more than 1,800 long-term and short-term missionaries. Its central mission is to help people come to faith in Jesus, grow in their relationship with God, and change their worlds through the power of the Spirit. It works with respected partners in over 70 countries in ministries that meet human need.
Describe the types of ministry opportunities your agency will offer to Urbana 12 participants:(1) Long-term (career) opportunities for individuals and couples in ministries focused on evangelism and discipleship, leadership development, human trafficking, health, ministry among Muslims, and economic development. (2) Short-term (volunteer) opportunities from 1week to 2 years in duration. (3) IGNITE mission team opportunities for young adults. (4) Newly-developing mission apprenticeship and internship opportunities.