PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (BP) – Since COVID-19 came to the U.S., I’ve been obsessed with Noah. Many times during the initial shutdown/quarantines, I have pondered the man on the ark.
ROANOKE, Va. – Despite the travel limitations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, First Baptist Church of Roanoke, Va., maintained its relationship with a particular people group in Lesotho, Africa and is gearing up to return as soon as mission teams are able.
DULUTH, Ga. (BP) – Heartbreaking images from India show human suffering on a scale beyond anything most people have ever seen as the COVID-19 pandemic races through a nation of 1.3 billion people.
CONWAY, Ark. (BP) – People said they were too young to be in love. Don Chandler said he and Margaret "Maggie" Kinley met at church as teens, married as teens and experienced 53 years as husband and wife.
NASHVILLE (BP) – When a local television station in Nashville aired footage of pastor Zach Lloyd leaving Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital, probably few people realized they were witnessing a miracle.
FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) – It’s been 12 years since Rebekah Naylor returned to the United States after decades of work at Bangalore Baptist Hospital. But she still uses personal pronouns like “we” in referring to the efforts of medical staff there battling a horrific COVID-19 surge that is killing more than 3,000 per day.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (BP) – The stories we hear right now are anecdotal – churches here and there witnessing something of a revival after months of closure and privation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Some pundits warned that it may take years for all the regulars to return to church services, if they ever do. But more recent polls show people are growing eager to return to the normal things in life, including church attendance.
NEW DELHI (AP) – With Indian hospitals struggling to secure a steady supply of oxygen, and more COVID-19 patients dying amid the shortages, a court in New Delhi said it would start punishing government officials for failing to deliver the life-saving items.
WHEATON, Ill. (BP) – Evangelical Christians’ response to division in the church regarding the COVID-19 vaccine should primarily be to worship God, Southern Baptist ethicist Russell Moore said Tuesday (April 27) in an online conversation.
MARIETTA, Ga. (BP) – Johnson Ferry Baptist Church senior adult ministry leader Peggy Fulghum describes resilience in facing life's ongoing challenges amid the COVID-19 pandemic.