Long deployments during wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have taken a toll on vets and military families. Some return with physical wounds. Others need different kinds of healing. Some churches are exploring ways to offer comfort to wounded warriors and their families.
The abuse allegations at Penn State seem unthinkable—revered assistant coach and prominent community activist Jerry Sandusky preying on eight children. But such abuses of trust play out across the country over and over again.
Organizers were disappointed in the aggregate turnout for the multi-site New Baptist Covenant II Nov. 17-19. With sites scattered coast to coast, they hoped for even more than the single-venue 2008 total of 15,000 in Atlanta. They now report that this latest version of
Nurturing a new tradition, the Dallas Baptist University Athletic Department took part in the Feast of Sharing, hosted by HEB and Central Market. The fifth annual feast fed thousands of people, many of whom were bused to Fair Park from area shelters and community centers.
ATLANTA (ABP) – Planners of Nov. 17-19 New Baptist Covenant gatherings were disappointed with attendance but pleased with the diversity and quality of presentations, one of the organizers said Nov. 21.