PHILADELPHIA (BP) — Over half of self-identified Christians in the U.S. don’t actively practice their faith, the American Bible Society (ABS) said in its latest release from the 2021 State of the Bible. “Across all traditions, the Church needs to recognize that there are a growing number of people who call themselves Christians but don’t […]
SOUTHERN JORDAN VALLEY (BP) – At various points along this ancient valley, Joshua crossed into Canaan, Elijah was taken up into heaven, Jesus was baptized and John the Baptist was beheaded. Could it also contain the remnants of Sodom and Gomorrah? Evidence of a 1650-BC cosmic airburst at the ancient city of Tall el-Hammam in […]
AFGHANISTAN (BP) – Christian minorities in Afghanistan are either fleeing the country or hunkering down to live in greater secrecy as the Taliban government there draws support from the global community, International Christian Concern (ICC) told Baptist Press.
MT. WASHINGTON, Ky. (BP) – By the time Reuben Watson entered the care of Sunrise Children’s Services at age 11, he had attempted suicide “multiple times,” had lived in 13 foster homes and had been committed to “a few different” psychiatric hospitals and crisis units.
PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (BP) -- The Blackwood Brothers Quartet promoted its 37-passenger, refurbished 1939 Aerocoach bus, air-conditioned with bunk beds and recliners, as providing the “utmost riding comfort.”
ARLINGTON, Texas (BP) – Hours before a football player opened fire Wednesday (Oct. 7) at Timberview High School, a school coach who attends First Baptist Church of Mansfield led a Fellowship of Christian Athletes devotion on responding to fear.
FALMOUTH, Ky. (BP) – When he was just 8 years old, Trinity Southern Baptist Church pastor Abram Crozier would walk up and down the streets of his Falmouth, Ky., neighborhood preaching from Isaiah.
MOBILE, Ala. (BP) – Attendees at the Shrink the Divide racial reconciliation gathering at Redemption Church in Mobile, Ala., Sunday night (Oct. 3) took their seats, perhaps beside those who appeared most familiar. Then they were asked to change.
KADUNA, Nigeria (BP) – At least 49 people were killed and 27 others kidnapped in attacks on Christian communities in southern Kaduna, Nigeria, early this week, Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) reported.
CUBA (BP) – Al menos un pastor protestante permanece en una prisión de máxima seguridad en Cuba, meses después de las protestas que se produjeron en julio en ese país por la crisis económica y de COVID-19, según informó un grupo de estudio sobre la libertad religiosa en Estados Unidos.