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Memorial Day: Veteran reflects on sacrifices of fellow soldiers

TAMPA, Fla. (BP) – Chief Warrant Officer Anthony “Tony” Prescott can’t forget the evening of August 7, 2015. At 10:15 p.m., when a Taliban suicide bomber breached the gate of Camp Integrity, a small coalition base near Kabul, Afghanistan, Prescott was among the first on the scene.

Memorial Day: Chaplain’s three tours in Vietnam leave lasting scars

WESTFIELD, Ind. (BP) – The following was posted by Baptist Press on Feb. 18, 1966. Under the heading, “Navy Seeks Ministers as Chaplains”:

Gospel invitation given at Statuary Hall unveiling of Billy Graham statue

WASHINGTON (BP) – Salvation in Christ Jesus was offered in National Statuary Hall May 16 at the unveiling of a statue of the iconic late global evangelist Billy Graham, which has John 3:16 and John 14:6 carved in its base.

Billy Graham statue to be unveiled Thursday in U.S. Capitol

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A statue of the late Billy Graham set to stand inside the U.S. Capitol to represent North Carolina will be unveiled this week in a ceremony.

Campus protests ‘a matter of hatred,’ says Messianic Fellowship leader

NASHVILLE (BP) — “This is Satanic. This is evil.” Ric Worshill takes a break from working on his camper – “I’m going to need it when Disaster Relief calls,” he said. – and thinks about the spread of antisemitism in the U.S. and around the world.

Survey reveals Gen Z attitudes about Israel and Hamas

Protests on U.S. college campuses opposing Israel’s continuing military campaign in Gaza reflect the views of a significant minority of Gen Z voters, a recent online survey revealed.

Biden signs foreign aid package for Ukraine, Israel, with relief for Gaza

WASHINGTON (BP) – President Joe Biden signed a $95 billion foreign aid package April 24 that drew bipartisan support for Israel, Ukraine and other allies, and pledged to begin sending weapons and military equipment to Ukraine within hours.

Final Title IX regulations will turn back the clock on female sports, critics say

NASHVILLE (BP) – A little over a week after the women’s NCAA basketball championship viewer ratings crushed that of the men’s, critics are saying that the Biden Administration’s new set of Title IX regulations will eventually cripple women’s sports.

Orange founder, CEO both resign amid scandal

CUMMING, Ga. (BP) — Reggie Joiner, founder of Orange, and CEO Kristen Ivy have voluntarily resigned their respective posts effective immediately, according to an email sent to ministry partners today. 

House’s Ukraine, Israel aid package moving ahead as Speaker Johnson fights to keep his job

WASHINGTON (AP) – House Speaker Mike Johnson, facing a choice between potentially losing his job and advancing aid for Ukraine, forged ahead Wednesday (April 16) toward a vote later this week on a package of funding that also includes Israel and Taiwan.