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Civil War book on soldiers’ faith: companion piece to motion picture

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Faith in Gods and Generals

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--In the fall and winter of 1863-64, a "great revival" took place among the Confederate and Union forces, and tens of thousands of soldiers were converted. In a war in which 620,000 died -- more than in all other American wars combined -- men were seeking the solace of God in great numbers, and chapels couldn't hold the soldiers who wanted to get in.

His passion: share the gospel in prisons, jails, juvenile centers

CUMBERLAND, Md. (BP)–Bill Hunt is the kind of man prisoners would notice. His large frame and snowy white hair seem to command respect. But Hunt is not just a tough guy. As he tells the story of a prisoner he led to Christ, his voice grows softer and his eyes well up with tears. “He […]

Church earns ‘trailblazer’ honor for ministry amid welfare refo

CUMBERLAND, Md. (BP)–Cumberland, Md., has long been one of the most economically depressed areas of the state. But with the efforts of Richard Reilly, pastor of First Baptist Church, local residents are beginning to move beyond their poverty — not just in their financial lives, but in their souls as well. The factories that supplied […]

Roy Gresham dies at 81; longtime Md./Del. leader

COLUMBIA, Md. (BP)–Roy D. Gresham, executive director-treasurer of the Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware from 1957-82, died May 26. He had been diagnosed earlier this year with acute leukemia. The disease disappeared for a while after he underwent extensive chemotherapy as many well-wishers throughout the convention prayed for him. The outpouring of love moved Gresham, 81, […]

Churches open doors to kids needing help with homework

SEAFORD, Del. (BP)–When Keturah “Sha-Sha” Sharp heard that Grace Baptist Church, Seaford, Del., was starting a program to help local kids with their homework, he quickly decided. “When I couldn’t do my homework right, I decided to come to get some help so I wouldn’t flunk out, so I could get a good education,” the […]

Churches take gospel to youth on in-line skates, skateboards

NEWPORT, Del. (BP)–On in-line skates or skateboards, by themselves or in groups, they would roll and spin over the blacktop parking lot in the small town of Newport, Del. Then liability concerns caused the town council to prohibit skating in the parking lot, and it seemed the skaters, mostly teens and preteens, were destined to […]

Churches take gospel to youth on in-line skates, skateboards

NEWPORT, Del. (BP)–On in-line skates or skateboards, by themselves or in groups, they would roll and spin over the blacktop parking lot in the small town of Newport, Del. Then liability concerns caused the town council to prohibit skating in the parking lot, and it seemed the skaters, mostly teens and preteens, were destined to […]