NEW YORK (AP) – Amid the Boy Scouts of America's complex bankruptcy case, there is worsening friction between the BSA and the major religious groups that help it run thousands of scout units. At issue: the churches' fears that an eventual settlement – while protecting the BSA from future sex-abuse lawsuits – could leave many churches unprotected.
FORT WORTH, Texas. (BP) – MinistrySafe, a non-profit organization focused on offering training to churches to prevent sexual abuse, is helping develop training on how the abuse prevention landscape has changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The House overwhelmingly passed a bill Thursday (Sept. 23) to provide $1 billion for Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system as Democrats moved to quash criticism from Republicans that their party is wavering in support of Israel.
RICHMOND, Va. (BP) – In efforts to promote a “movement of generosity among those who support the International Mission Board,” the IMB has developed unique ways to facilitate giving, said Chris Kennedy, IMB’s chief advancement officer.
SALISBURY, Md. (BP) – The importance of time carries a particular weight for Richard Pope, pastor of Canvas Church. It’s not something to be taken lightly, and not something he has a whole lot of.
En un esfuerzo por promover un “movimiento que fomenta la generosidad” entre quienes apoyan a la Junta de Misiones Internacionales, la IMB ha desarrollado formas únicas para que ofrendar sea más fácil, dijo Chris Kennedy, responsable de crecimiento de la IMB.
NASHVILLE (BP) – Google’s ban of ads by a pro-life organization reflects the frequent bias in the abortion debate and the deepening divisions in the culture, a Southern Baptist specialist in technology ethics said.
I’ve heard it said that a new father has lots of opinions and no experience, and one with grown children has lots of experience and few opinions. My oldest child is 10, so I suppose I’m halfway there. Some days it seems the only sign of accumulating experience is that my confidence about how to parent steadily drains away.