Jury to decide whether abortion kills babies
WASHINGTON (BP)--For the first time ever, a jury will decide whether a first trimester abortion takes the life of a human being after a New Jersey Appellate Court overruled a trial court decision that said the state could not make such a decision.
Take a stand for faith, Land urges, as Baptists of colonial times did
PRINCETON, N.J. (BP)--The next president of the United States will name two or three justices to the U.S. Supreme Court, making this election "the most important since Civil War Reconstruction," Richard Land told a forum at Princeton University in which he underscored Baptists' heritage of courageous stands for religious liberty.
Baptist social worker fired by homosexual boss seeks justice
WASHINGTON (BP)–Larry Phillips loves children. So much so, the 46-year-old Baptist from Independence, Mo., dedicated himself to a low-paying career helping the most abused, neglected and forgotten kids find a safe haven while the judicial system decided their fate. What Phillips didn’t expect was a battle with an office supervisor, who described himself in a […]
Chuck Colson, Franklin Graham will spend Easter in prison
WASHINGTON (BP)–Chuck Colson, Franklin Graham and Charlie Daniels are going to jail this Easter. No, they haven’t been arrested and don’t plan on being booked for an act of civil disobedience or even an unpaid parking ticket. Colson, founder of Prison Fellowship Ministries, and Graham, president of the Samaritan’s Purse relief organization, will launch “Operation […]
Creation continues to overcome Darwinists’ attacks, Johnson says
WASHINGTON (BP)–The teaching of creation truths in the nation’s classrooms is gaining ground as school districts nationwide monitor the Kansas State Board of Education’s steps to limit the teaching of Darwinian evolution, Phillip Johnson told some 100 congressional staffers March 24 on Capitol Hill. Johnson, author of “Darwin on Trial” and other books and professor […]
After voicing Lord’s Prayer at graduation, pastor organizes group for school prayer
WASHINGTON (BP)–The pastor of a Southern Baptist church in Maryland is calling on Southern Baptists nationwide to join him in fighting for the right to pray in school. Douglas Myers first reached national prominence when he led a spontaneous recitation of the Lord’s Prayer during high school graduation exercises at Northern High School in Calvert […]
Caution advised for the computer you gave the kids for Christmas
WASHINGTON (BP)--As your kids begin to use the computer with Internet access purchased for them this Christmas, beware the grinch that paces to and fro on the World Wide Web, seeking to devour your kid with photos and videos so vile they defy description.
7 steps listed for protecting children from on-line predators
WASHINGTON (BP)--Parents concerned about shielding their young children, teenagers and themselves against on-line sexual predators should investigate the risks and set standards for the family's Internet use, suggests on-line child safety crusader Donna Rice Hughes.
(FINAL UPDATE) Messianic Jews say criticism, violence won’t derail their witness for Christ
WASHINGTON (BP)--Two Messianic Jewish organizations criticized in a letter directed to the Southern Baptist Convention say they will not be pressured by criticism, threats or violence into shunning their Jewish heritage just because they believe Jesus is the Messiah.
Scout win in Supreme Court needed for religious rights, SBC’s Land says
WASHINGTON (BP)--Attorneys for the Boy Scouts of America filed a response Dec. 6 in the U.S. Supreme Court to attorneys representing a homosexual who has been barred from being a Boy Scout leader. Briefs also have been filed in behalf of the Boy Scouts by several organizations, including the Southern Baptist Convention.