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175 Timeline-International Mission board

Updated: Dec 17, 2020

On May 10, 1845, the newly formed Southern Baptist Convention established the Foreign Mission Board (later IMB) calling it “one sacred effort, for the propagation of the gospel”.  Since that day missionary effort through this board has been a collective bond connecting Southern Baptists together in sharing Christ and planting new churches around the world.

The IMB developed and launched an online interactive timeline beautifully outlining this history decade-by-decade.  In it you will find compelling stories, interesting facts, beautiful pictures, and many short powerful video clips.

To access the interactive timeline, click on this link or go to:

We want to also celebrate by advancing the missionary task in prayer.  The IMB is mobilizing 175,000 people to pray for 175 days in a coordinated effort this year.  On May 11, 2020, the IMB began sharing specific God-stories and prayer points from all around the world.  Will you join us in prayer each day?

Join with us to push the gospel forward in prayer! Click on this link or go to:


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