ARABI, La. (BP) – Donnie Broussard had been sober more than four years from heroin and crack cocaine when the COVID-19 pandemic shot his daily routine. He didn't feel worthy to continue as Celebrate Recovery leader at the Arabi campus of Celebration Church in greater New Orleans.
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (BP) – One of the greatest and constant needs of the church since its birth at Pentecost is God-called, Spirit-filled, well-equipped leaders. Are you like me, some days just wondering: How much more can we stand?
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) – Gospel singer and minister Lynda Randle imitates the voice of her late father Nate Tait: "I was always taught, my dad would say in his groggily voice, 'Chub baby, if you don't mean it, don't sing it.'
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) – If there were any signs that Staff Sgt. Jason Lowe was struggling, the soldiers he served alongside didn't see them.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (BP) – When Randy Hommel steps to the pulpit each Sunday at Clark Street Baptist Church, he faces the same pressures and stresses as most every pastor in the country – meeting the needs of a congregation still dealing with fears over COVID-19, as well as their own hurts and needs.
NASHVILLE (BP) – The isolation, stress and dramatic change in the pace of life brought about by the COVID-19 global pandemic has taken a toll on mental health. Anxiety, depression and drug use are on the rise.
XENIA, Ohio (BP) – Abigail Walker calls ministering to the families on the pediatric cancer floor a "strange privilege."
“Is winning everything?” I asked. “No. But winning is important. If you don’t win, they fire you,” replied Coach Bowden.
STAMFORD, Conn. (BP) – Chaplain John Revell says first responders and police have "a front row seat to depravity."
NASHVILLE (BP) – It's easy to make judgments about public figures, according to Chris Tomlin, the award-winning Christian artist.