NEW YORK (BP) -- Hurricane Sandy was a tragedy in the Northeast, but God used the life-altering superstorm to change the hearts of people in Rockaway Beach, a neighborhood in Queens, New York, from totally disinterested in the Gospel to yearning for spiritual guidance. A […]
[…] problems. I immediately named them “deacons.” AN UNEXPECTED SIGHT I scanned the flock, wondering if the shepherd was somewhere sleeping off his inebriation. Then, I noticed a llama at the front of the flock. It would raise its head from grazing, look up the mountain, then turn to look back at the sheep. The […]
COCOA BEACH, Fla. (BP)--Ryan Harris brought his best friend and a skim board to his baptism. Harris, 14, had made a profession of faith but was holding out on baptism, his mother, Lisa Harris, said. "He talked about being baptized but held off. I think the idea of […]
[…] los miembros del personal de las iglesias bautistas del sur sobrepasó el aumento del costo de vida durante los últimos dos años. Sin embargo, la cobertura del seguro médico sigue disminuyendo, según el Estudio de los Salarios en las Iglesias en el 2016 hecho por la Convención Bautista del Sur. El estudio bienal es […]
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (BP)–Four months ago, TonyAntolino hit bottom. Suicidal, the heroin-addicted gang member made a callto a friend in Daytona Beach, Fla., that not only saved hislife, but his soul. The person he turned to was Laura Parks. A newChristian who had made profession of faith only monthsbefore, she had become involved in […]
[…] hands in a summer musical production by the Baptist Collegiate Ministries at the University of Georgia. Everything performed on stage was in American Sign Language, noted Haley Beach, student leader of the BCM's deaf ministry and one of the directors of the show along with Amara Ede and Jami Dillard. The BCM's newly-formed ministry […]
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (BP) -- Jess Moody, a visionary evangelistic pastor who influenced the fields of education and the film and TV industry, died Friday, Dec. 7, in West Palm Beach, Fla. He was 93. Moody was the founder of Palm Beach Atlanta College (now University) in West Palm Beach in 1968 and […]
WASHINGTON (BP)--Los grupos pro-vida están ocupados urgiendo a sus electores a llamar a la Casa de Representantes instando a votar "no" al proyecto de ley del cuidado de la salud.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (BP)--Southern Baptists are no longer required to enjoy majority status on Palm Beach Atlantic University's board of trustees and within PBA's school of ministry faculty ranks after a lopsided majority of the board approved amendments to the school's bylaws Nov. 21. Remaining in place at the school with historic Baptist […]
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (BP)--Weary from three weeks working with the poor in the chaotic slums of Calcutta, India, 16 students from Palm Beach Atlantic College flew into Nepal Sunday, hoping for a week of peaceful respite and prayer near the top of the world.