NBA owners, players and staff ‘team’ up with ministry center
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New Orleans Hornets scout Dan Wuerddan kneels in front of a basketball backboard he is assembling. Photo courtesy of the Louisana Baptist Message
Outside the Baptist Friendship House near the French Quarter section of the city, Dan Wuerddan kneels in front of a basketball backboard he is assembling.
A few minutes later, he climbs into the bed of his pickup truck and begins to attach the backboard to the basketball pole already in the ground.
La. aims to reduce divorce via marriage covenant law
BATON ROUGE, La. (BP)–It was not always easy to get a divorce in the United States — and Louisiana legislators have approved a first-of-its-kind measure to help couples return to that time. A bill approved by the state legislature sets Louisiana up as the first state in the nation to establish an optional “covenant” marriage […]
His life in church music reaps grateful words, handshakes, hugs
RICHARDSON, Texas (BP)–It takes him awhile to make it through the lobby into the church auditorium — one would expect as much for someone not so far from 90 years old. However, it is not age that slows Genter Stephens down on this Sunday evening. It is the people who stop him every several steps […]
Court scene led attorney to war against child abuse
PINEVILLE, La. (BP)–Mike Johnson recalls the day a few years ago when he was in court to represent a client on a matter. As he waited for his case to be called, he watched the other matters brought before the judge. One case involved a man facing a child abuse charge. The details of what […]