EDITOR’S NOTE: BPSports editor Tim Ellsworth has been in Vancouver for Baptist Press’ coverage of the Winter Olympics, with credentialing from the U.S. Olympic Committee. Ellsworth has been writing about various Christian athletes and how they fare in their respective competitions. Additional reports are being provided by a media team from the Southern Baptist North […]
DALLAS (BP) -- Following Billy Graham's death, his fellow Southern Baptist evangelists "are ready to pick up the torch" of evangelistic ministry in the 21st century, said David Stockwell, president of Southern Baptist Evangelists, also known as the Conference of Southern Baptist Evangelists. They will discuss how to do that at an evangelists retreat and business meeting June 8-9 in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting in Dallas. The retreat's theme is "Go Tell!" based on Mark 5:19. In addition to the retreat, cosponsored by the Conference of Texas Baptist Evangelists, Southern Baptist Evangelists will host a Sunday worship celebration service June 10 at First Baptist Church in Grapevine, Texas. A "Southwest Supper Sing-A-Long" June 11 will give pastors an opportunity to connect with evangelists. Pastors and other church leaders are invited to attended all slated activities.
GONZALES, La. (BP)--Sometimes people respond to the Cooperative Program like the disciples in Acts 19 when Paul asked them about whether they had received the Holy Spirit.
ROCKVILLE, Va. (BP) -- When missionary Pauline Eardensohn began sharing the Gospel one day in a home in Tanzania, the face of a blind woman who lived there lit up.
NASHVILLE (BP) -- On the other side of the world, Lauri, from South Africa, went through a Bible study with a friend here in the United States. Candice, from Garland, Texas, gathered with friends from all over the country to study God's Word. Carole, from Coatesville, Pa., led a group of women from her church through a Bible study with streaming video content.
BILLINGS, Mont. (BP)--La familia Vangsnes de Spartanburg, Carolina del Sur, y la familia Minear de Marietta, Georgia, se aferran a su fe cristiana a medida que continúan llenos de esperanza y orando por la recuperación de las lesiones graves que sus hijos sufrieron en un accidente automovilístico acontecido en la autopista I-90 , cerca de Belgrade, Montana, el 21 de julio.
NASHVILLE (BP) — This weekly Bible study appears in Baptist Press in a partnership with LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention. Through its Leadership and Adult Publishing team, LifeWay publishes Sunday School curricula and additional resources for all age groups. This week’s Bible study is adapted from the Bible Studies For Life curriculum. […]
RICHMOND, Va. (BP) -- The Christian witness that Sarah Harmening shared in her short 17 years of life on this earth will continue to reverberate for eternity through a generous memorial gift presented by her family to the International Mission Board. The Alabama teen's parents, Karen and Scott Harmening -- along with their three other daughters, Katelyn, Kristen and Sophie -- presented a check for $91,120 to the IMB on Wednesday (Oct. 25). "This is what was donated and raised in honor of Sarah, her life and legacy. So we're excited to bring the check for $91,120, all for [the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering for International Missions (LMCO)]," Scott said as he presented the check to David Platt, IMB president.
BILLINGS, Mont. (BP)–The Vangsnes family of Spartanburg, S.C. and the Minear family of Marietta, Ga., cling to their strong Christian faith as they continue to pray for their sons’ recovery from serious injuries in an SUV rollover accident on Interstate 90 near Belgrade, Mont. on July 21. One month following the wreck, 21-year-old Jeremy Vangsnes […]
HOUSTON (BP) — Durante el reporte sobre la Junta de Misiones Internacionales en la reunión anual de la Convención Bautista del Sur en Houston, Tom Elliff, el presidente de la JMI (IMB, por sus siglas en inglés), retó a los bautistas del sur a comprometerse a ser “Totalmente Suyos” y cooperar en la causa de […]