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Feed Me Till I Want No More

Around the globe, in places like Africa and India, hunger often parades naked — exposed by gaunt faces, skeletal ribs, and the paradox of bellies swollen to conceal their emptiness. We look at photos of the world's most famished places and people, sometimes enveloped in clouds of dust and flies, and know for certain that […]

It’s not just Bible drill, it’s outreach, leader says

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Merry Ann Schell, right, instructs children practicing Bible drill at First Baptist Church in Chatom, Ala. From left are Daniel Beech, Garrett Beech, Caleb Beech, Farrah Deese, Ciara Deese, Mary Katelynn Sheffield and Madison Beech. Photo by Anthony Wade
CHATOM, Ala. (BP)--Ask most Southern Baptists how they would define Bible drill in the context of a church program and most would correctly identify it as a discipleship tool.
      Ask Merry Ann Schell and most likely she would identify Bible drill -- which she calls Bible skills training -- additionally as an outreach arm of her church, First Baptist in Chatom, Ala.
      In addition to serving as the church's children's Bible drill director, Schell promotes programs like Bible drill in her role as the children's director for the Washington Baptist Association's 33 churches.

National Guard chaplain wants pastors to join ranks

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (BP)--The Army National Guard needs more people like LTC Bill Morgan of the 62nd Troop Command in Montgomery, Ala. Specifically, the Army National Guard is in need of accredited ministers of divinity, at least 38 years old who meet the Army weight standards and can pass its physical fitness and medical exams.

Judge makes known her Christianity straightforwardly, unapologetically

NOGALES, Ariz. (BP)–When Jan Smith Florez served as county attorney, law officers who needed her on Sundays stopped by Nogales (Ariz.) Southern Baptist Church. They’d learned that Florez reserved that day for God and her church. “I am a strong proponent of not being afraid of speaking about my Christian beliefs,” says Florez, now a […]