Jibla workers turn to each other, community to ease pain of murders
People at the Baptist hospital in Jibla, Yemen, turned to each other and the local community to ease the pain of losing friends and loved ones after a gunman killed three of their coworkers Dec. 30.
Murdered workers victorious even in death, Rankin says
RICHMOND, Va. (BP)--Even as they grieve for three Southern Baptist workers killed in Jibla, Yemen, Christians can rejoice in the victory they won with their lives, International Mission Board President Jerry Rankin said during a Jan. 10 memorial service at Grove Avenue Baptist Church in Richmond, Va.
Early on, Martha Myers’ selflessness was evident, family members recount
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (BP)--Ask the family of slain Southern Baptist missionary Martha Myers to describe her life, and they will say she was one of the most selfless and loving people you could ever meet. They also will say that her ministry began long before she ever encountered the people of Yemen.
Yemeni government appoints administrator to complete transition at Jibla hospital
RICHMOND, Va. (BP)--The Dec. 30 shootings at the Baptist hospital in Jibla, Yemen, disrupted an already complicated process of turning over responsibility for the facility to a nonreligious Yemeni charity, two Southern Baptist missionary leaders explained Jan. 9.
Family’s pastor says Martha Myers ‘stayed on God’s course’ in Yemen
Yemen slayings have opened door for God’s love, surgeon says
RICHMOND, Va. (BP)--Judy Williams was working in the surgical area at the Jibla Baptist Hospital in Yemen when she heard that there had been gunshots.
Slain hospital worker Kathy Gariety touched lives, family & friends say
GREENFIELD, Wis. (BP)--Tears welled up, but so did smiles and laughter as hundreds gathered Jan. 6 at Layton Avenue Baptist Church in Greenfield, Wis., to remember their beloved missionary friend, Kathy Gariety.
Yemen worker recovering well, joking with wife, doctor says
RICHMOND, Va. (BP)--Don Caswell, the International Mission Board worker who survived the Dec. 30 shootings at the Baptist hospital in Jibla, Yemen, is resting with his family and expected to recover fully from his injuries, reported Judy Williams, his attending physician.
Physician Martha Myers’ life ‘exemplified Jesus Christ’
Hospital administrator/toy maker’s life honored by family, friends, SBC leaders
BURLESON, Texas (BP)--For hours Bill Koehn sat at his workbench, carefully fashioning scraps of wood into toys for the children of Yemen.