LVIV, Ukraine (BP) – Baptists in Western Ukraine have made plans to shelter fellow believers in the case of a Russian invasion at Ukraine’s eastern border, a Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary graduate who now leads a Baptist seminary in Ukraine told Baptist Press.
NASHVILLE (BP) – Shane Bernard and Shane Everett surmised early in their music ministry as Shane & Shane that God had better words than they themselves.
DALLAS (BP) – After he drugged and raped her, she sat on his kitchen floor blaming herself, thinking perhaps it had been a nightmare, and swearing to never tell a soul her trauma.
FORT PIERCE, Fla. (BP) – Sheriff’s deputies Clayton Osteen and Victoria Pacheco were smiling during the pre-Thanksgiving dinner celebrating the upcoming birth of their son Jayce. Weeks later the parents committed suicide.
NORTHEAST NIGERIA(BP) – Watching Boko Haram behead her Christian father and leave her brother for dead in their Nigerian village has strengthened the faith of Manga, who practices Christianity in the deadliest nation for believers.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (BP) – The Christian refugee hopped on one of the last flights out of Afghanistan to save his life and family. Since the Taliban regained rule there, Christians are hunted down and killed.
NEW ORLEANS (BP) – A Texas law banning abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected, around six weeks of pregnancy, remains in effect after a New Orleans appeals court tossed it back to the state.
WASHINGTON (BP) – The late Martin Luther King Jr. called the church the “conscience of the state” during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.
HEBRON, Ky. (BP) – Letha Owens would like to make it back to the 34 neighborhood homes she visited a few months ago to share the Gospel. But at 85 and using a walker to steady herself, she rarely gets out.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (BP) – Florida legislators filed two bills Tuesday (Jan. 11) to ban abortion pre-viability, making it the latest state to try to limit the procedure as the U.S. Supreme Court rethinks abortion law.