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WEEK OF PRAYER: Bringing the Gospel to Italy

The Worthy family recognizes the importance of investing in relationships in the Italian culture. For more than 17 years, Charlie and Shannon Worthy have invested their lives and ministry in Italy as IMB missionaries.

Collins discusses COVID-19 vaccines in ERLC event

NASHVILLE (BP) – The unprecedented pace of developing vaccines for COVID-19 has not jeopardized their effectiveness or safety for Americans, the director of the National Institutes of Health said Thursday (Dec. 3) in a webinar hosted by the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission.

STATE MEETINGS: BRN casts ‘Kingdom vision’; BGAV celebrates ongoing ministry

BRN online conference celebrates growth, God's 'Kingdom vision'; BGAV 2020 virtual meeting celebrates 'Deep Roots, Green Shoots'

‘It’s a vital part of who we are’: CP Stories keeps missions up front

NASHVILLE (BP) – When David Sommerville became pastor at Southside Baptist Church in Parkersburg, W. Va., he already knew a practice he wanted to establish.

School closings threaten gains of students with disabilities

(AP) – Without any in-school special education services for months, 14-year-old Joshua Nazzaro's normally sweet demeanor has sometimes given way to aggressive meltdowns that had been under control before the pandemic.

FIRST-PERSON: Living a life of significance

NASHVILLE (BP) – Sixty-five years ago this week on Dec. 1, 1955, Rosa Parks – a 42-year-old seamstress and NAACP member – refused to give up her seat on a crowded city bus to make room for white passengers. She was arrested and jailed.

Bible Study: God’s gift of the Holy Spirit

The coming of the Holy Spirit is a foretaste of the age to come, what theologians often call the “already/not yet” expression of God’s kingdom.

WEEK OF PRAYER: Remembering lives given

Throughout its 175-year history, Southern Baptists' missions agency has maintained an uninterrupted witness among the nations, in spite of famine, war and civil unrest. This commitment has not come without sacrifice.

Texas attorney general intervenes in Southwestern, Baylor lawsuit

FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit filed by Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and Baylor University against a charitable foundation, claiming intervention is “necessary … to protect the public interest in charity.”

‘Christmas Eve in a box’: COVID-19 surge reshapes Christmas worship

EUGENE, Ore. (BP) – Candles, chocolates, hot cocoa, candy canes, postage-stamped outreach cards, the Gospel, ornaments like the Christmas star that heralded the Baby Jesus. The items are contained in what Pastor Brian King of Harvest Church in Eugene calls "Christmas Eve in a box."