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May 9, 2018
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (BP) -- Karla Holcombe, one of 26 victims to die in shootings at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs on Nov. 5, 2017, walked the lot adjacent to the church often, praying for God to provide a place for expansion. Members said the two-acre tract was too expensive.
May 9, 2018
When Chaplain (CPT) Robert Boyles was in his second phase of the US Army Ranger School training, he met four strangers who he would later baptize. But, when the weather turned 15 degrees that night, Boyles was simply another Ranger in training, stomping his feet in his Army boots to keep warm.
April 27, 2018
DALLAS (BP) -- A year after nearly 3,000 people came to faith in Christ during Crossover efforts in Phoenix, Southern Baptists once again are partnering with Harvest America for an evangelistic crusade the Sunday before the Southern Baptist Convention convenes in Dallas this June.
April 13, 2018
ALPHARETTA, Ga. (BP) -- One October morning in 2017, a young lady visited a new church in Montréal. She didn’t have a positive view of Christianity, but something struck a chord with her that morning.
April 4, 2018
HOUSTON (BP) -- Even after an EF-3 tornado -- one of 13 tornadoes to strike northern Alabama March 19 -- ripped through their college campus, tearing roofs off dorms, downing trees and damaging cars, Jacksonville State University students elected to remain in Houston to help hurricane victims...
April 4, 2018
A Denver-area church plant, in only its third year, voted to quadruple its giving through the Cooperative Program, realizing the value of the missions-support system that has aided them – and through which they can help reach the world for Christ.
March 27, 2018
SAN ANTONIO — (BP) First Baptist Church Sutherland Springs, the Southern Baptist congregation whose members were targeted by a gunman last November in what became one of the worst mass shootings in US history, will begin construction of a new worship center and education building beginning in May.
March 27, 2018 by Tony Rose
Depression is spoken about often but seldom understood. I recently read a statement in a well-known Christian publication, “I’ve never met a bout of depression that a good night’s sleep wouldn’t fix.” I can tell you the author had never met depression. Here are five things I have learned, not...
March 22, 2018
BLUEFIELD, Va. (BP)— As Eric Mason and Amber Fowler put the final touches on their March 10 wedding, the couple turned their attention to what kind of favors they wanted to give guests who attended the reception.
March 5, 2018
LAS VEGAS (BP) -- "We are five men who are sharing our laboratory results," said Hal Seed, senior pastor at New Song Community Church in Oceanside, Calif., at this year's Engage 24 Workshop. "We are sharing stories of real-life churches that are doing things to reach the lost that will hopefully...
February 28, 2018
Rear Admiral Endel Lee, a Navy Reserve chaplain officer and North American Mission Board church planting catalyst in military communities, challenged a chapel audience at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary to "Do your part" for the Kingdom. The Feb. 8 service included the commissioning of...
February 14, 2018
The North American Mission Board (NAMB) is adding Puerto Rico as one of its primary missions initiatives—meaning it will receive additional resources and missionaries from the Send Network and Send Relief ministries. NAMB president Kevin Ezell announced the new emphasis at the Feb. 6 meeting of...