COLT, Ark. (BP) – The three- or four-block walk to Colt Baptist Church seemed long to Gary and Kim Gustin in the dark and fog of New Year's Day 2017. For two months, they'd been too broke to buy the methamphetamine and alcohol they craved.
Eden Benton, a 16-year-old high school student from South Carolina, is proof of the adage, “God can use you no matter your age.”
ALPHARETTA, Ga. (BP) – The North American Mission Board (NAMB) and the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee (EC) announced a new investment that will help Southern Baptists boost student evangelism efforts across North America. NAMB will support student-focused evangelism outreach across North America through an additional $5 million in new and expanded efforts over the next four years.
SBC DIGEST: NOBTS back on campus; MBTS to offer online live lectures; Billy Graham films available online
NOBTS and Leavell College resume in-person classes; Midwestern Seminary to offer online courses featuring live faculty lectures; Billy Graham videos now available on Answers TV.
FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) – Sharing the message of Christ can be one of the most difficult and intimidating aspects of the Christian life. Here’s the good news: Jesus has already won the war because He indeed rose from the grave and we are charged with sharing that story, not with conversion.
HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. – Noah Iacob lived for only a week two years ago. But his story is one interwoven with others' as part of a revival taking place at Long Hollow Baptist Church.
MADISON, Tenn. -- Sergio Arce knocks on the door of a home close to the church he pastors. Arce isn’t expected and doesn’t know if anyone is home. This is a cold-call visit.
They left their world behind in search of a safer one. On their journey, they found the Creator of the world. Fourteen thousand refugees in Southeast Asia are waiting to transition to Australia, Canada and the U.S. for resettlement. The majority of the refugees are Afghani and Somalian.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (BP) – I began to follow Christ when I was a teen. I was in a family that did not go to church. My mom did not attend, and neither did my brothers and sisters. My parents divorced when I was very young, and my dad lived on the other side of the country. He did not go to church either.
MEMPHIS (BP) – Barron Martin, lead pastor of One Faith Christian Center, said he is blown away at the way his small church plant has been able to impact its community and spread the Gospel.