Kiara and Aayush, an elderly couple living in a rural region of India, had already been ostracized from their community for being believers. There, on the top of a hill in an extremely remote village, they were forced to bear alone the weight of losing their 36-year-old son to COVID-19 complications.
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.
PRATVILLE, Ala. (BP) – Anniversaries are usually times of joy and celebration. Wedding anniversaries are certainly that kind of experience. Anniversaries for church families are a time to celebrate their histories and to praise the Lord for His blessings upon them.
SBC DIGEST: Former SWBTS professor Phil Briggs dies; Massive storms 10 years ago set precedent in Alabama
Former SWBTS youth ministry professor Phil Briggs dies at 88 By Katie Coleman/SWBTS FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) – Phil Briggs, distinguished professor of student ministry and youth education at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary from 1971 to 2004, died April 18. He was 88. “Dr. Briggs was a Southwesterner with few equals,” SWBTS President Adam W. […]
KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent (BP) – Pastor Cecil Richards calls it "pure gold" – a missionary's 5-gallon bucket of water that led to his salvation after the 1979 La Soufriere volcanic eruption and yet inspires his ministry decades later as La Soufriere erupts again.
KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent (BP) – About 10 miles below the erupting La Soufriere volcano on the small island of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Kingstown Baptist Church Pastor Cecil Richards thanked God for rain that fell briefly as he led a virtual worship Sunday (April 11).
OHATCHEE, Ala. (BP) – Southern Baptist Disaster Relief units from Alabama and Georgia have begun assessing and cleaning up damage left by a series of tornadoes Thursday (March 25) that resulted in six deaths.
NASHVILLE (BP) – COVID-19 wasn’t the only influence on Southern Baptist Disaster Relief preparedness across state conventions last year, but it was a big one.
SOUTH ASIA (BP) – Desperation took over as the mother and father prepared the last bit of food they had for their children and then did the unthinkable. They mixed poison into the food, believing it would be easier to watch their children eat a final meal and never wake up than to see their children starve to death. The effects of COVID-19 had left them hungry and hopeless.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Storms that left splintered homes and broken trees across Alabama and Mississippi moved into Georgia and Florida on Thursday (March 18), rousing residents with early morning warnings as forecasters said the threat of dangerous weather would move up the south Atlantic seaboard.