STAMFORD, Conn. (BP) – Chaplain John Revell says first responders and police have "a front row seat to depravity."
Leaders of 16 evangelical organizations signed a letter to President Trump's daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump Aug. 24, asking her to leverage her influence in the Trump administration to protect unaccompanied migrant children from the dangers of child trafficking.
73-year-old grandmother launches Facebook cooking show and spikes online viewership at rural Alabama church
ANDALUSIA, Ala. (BP) -- "Big Mama" Brenda Gantt is up mornings at 4:30 brewing coffee, slow-cooking grits until they're creamy, hand-kneading buttermilk biscuits she bakes on a cast-iron griddle, and preparing smoked sausage, blueberry fried pies and such for guests at her bed-and-breakfast in Andalusia, Ala.
Florence Littauer remembered for ministry of encouragement and hope; Family Research Council welcomes Bob Fu as senior fellow for international religious freedom.
ARUA DISTRICT, Uganda (BP) -- The South Sudanese people who live in the Rhino Camp Refugee Settlement in Uganda know Deborah* is an outsider. They can see it on her skin. She's Liberian, with lighter skin than theirs -- a fact that wasn't erased by the years she lived in South Sudan married to a South Sudanese man. But the scars on her heart are the same as theirs -- they can see that too.
BOGOTÁ, Colombia (BP) -- It's tough to overstate the trauma the Venezuelan people have experienced over the last decade. The price of oil, the country's chief export, cratered. Hyperinflation at one point hit 10 million percent. The country's power grid failed, leading to massive power shortages. An unpopular dictator defied an election. More than 4.6 million people fled the country from 2016 to 2019.
Bruce Ashford resigns as SEBTS provost, returns to teaching; Darrin Patrick's death officially ruled suicide.
WASHINGTON (BP) -- A nearly equal number of countries received upgrades and downgrades regarding their efforts against human trafficking in the last year, the U.S. State Department said in its annual Trafficking in Persons Report. The State Department's report, which was released June 25, graded 22 governments higher than the previous year but demoted 23 in its tier system of categorizing how 188 countries performed in preventing trafficking, protecting victims and prosecuting traffickers. An estimated 25 million adults and children are victims of sex trafficking or forced labor, according to the State Department.
Mohler releases new book on secularism, culture, and the Church; LifeWay to offer free virtual event focusing on pastoral emotional health.
The expectation that a pastor is responsible for his own mental health is detrimental to pastors' well-being, Cody Barnhart says. He offers ideas for how churches can help pastors stay healthy.