Missions education has lifelong impact
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP)–Dixie Thornton spent more than 20 years as an Army wife, often remembering the encouragement of her Girls in Action leader to “look out the window and see the world.” The words Thornton heard as a youth, coupled with opportunities and activities through GA to learn about missionaries and other people and their […]
At-risk children benefit from backpacks
STATESBORO, Ga. (BP)–Principal Shawn Haralson knew he could count on one thing each school day as he greeted his students: the last child off the bus would be Tom. The driver always held Tom back because he caused problems on the way to school, talking back to adults and starting fights with other children. There […]
Girls go shopping in the Christmas spirit
WINDSOR, Colo. (BP)--The girls went from rack to rack, searching for the right size, color and look. One girl held up sweaters next to pants. Another found turtlenecks and jeans. A dress, matching tights ...
Colo. convention celebrates half-century of ministry
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (BP)--“Days of Glory: A Place Where the Past and the Future Meet in the Living Present” was the theme of the Colorado Baptist General Convention’s 50th anniversary meeting. Applewood Baptist Church in Wheat Ridge hosted the Oct. 21-22 sessions as well as the Bible/Pastors Conference Oct. 20.