Archive for June, 2013

Indonesian Reunion

Posted on June 24, 2013 by Dr. Jerry Rankin

We were appointed as missionaries to Indonesia in June 1970 and, following an extended time of orientation and visa delay, arrived in March 1971. After a year of language study we moved to our isolated outpost in East Java where for 14 years we raised our children and sought to share the gospel and plant […]

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Another Annual SBC

Posted on June 17, 2013 by Dr. Jerry Rankin

Non-Southern Baptists have trouble understanding that the Southern Baptist Convention only exists once a year when messengers representing member churches gather for its annual meeting. Boards and various entities carry on the work of what more than 45,000 rather independent and autonomous churches do together cooperatively. Another annual meeting has come and gone, this year […]

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Blessings and Honors

Posted on June 10, 2013 by Dr. Jerry Rankin

We are on the road again after a delightful two weeks at home getting our yard and garden at a maintenance level before the extreme summer heat sets in. We are enjoying strolling the corridors at the Southern Baptist ConventionĀ in Houston, seeing friends and former colleagues without any platform responsibilities. Later in the week we […]

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