North American Mission Board Announces New Multi-Site, Multi-Format Send Conference

The North American Mission Board (NAMB) announced Wednesday (April 17) that its next Send Conference will happen through a series of local and regional conferences that will take place in more than 70 locations throughout North America beginning this fall.

“It’s about maximizing momentum,” NAMB president Kevin Ezell said. “What began as a plan to hopefully reach 18,000 people with a national event in Atlanta is now a plan to reach in excess of 200,000 by taking the events on the road.”

The local and regional approach will also allow different events to take on different formats. Some will consist of an evening session followed by a morning session and conclude by noon. Others will run for two nights and three days. Still others might be a single day or single evening in duration.

The focus of the conference series is to call every believer to actively share the Gospel wherever God has placed them and to openly consider where God might be calling them to serve.

“In addition to allowing us to bring this important message to every corner of North America, this approach also gives us maximum flexibility to shape the event for specific audiences,” Ezell said. “The more we discussed this way of doing it, the more excited we became about the possibilities.”

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Source: Baptist Press