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In light of criminal tragedies in houses of worship — the shooting death of Pastor Fred Winters in Maryville, Ill., in 2009, and the recent shooting incident at First Baptist Church in Norwood, Mo. — many congregations have beefed up security.
"I live here, like in paradise," a resident of the Baptist House of Mercy at Zhemchuzhinka, Kobrin, Belarus, exclaimed shortly after moving into her new home in June. The acceptance of residents to the facility culminates a dream that now offers hope and help to
Two years after its dedication, the House of Mercy at Zhemchuzhinka, Kobrin, Belarus, has opened its doors to six elderly women in June. Leaders share their thoughts about the ministry's progress.
WASHINGTON (ABP) – The White House condemned Sept. 29 the conviction of a pastor sentenced to death for converting from Islam to Christianity in Iran.
A Missouri House committee has passed a bill its proponents believe is sufficient reform of laws governing short-term, small consumer loans — so-called payday loans. But those pushing stronger measures believe the proposed legislation doesn't go far enough.
WASHINGTON (ABP) -- The House of Representatives narrowly passed a bill late Dec. 8 that would offer a path to citizenship for the children of illegal immigrants. Faith leaders are mounting a final push to get the measure through the Senate, where it still faces
The reality of the vulnerability of most churches and synagogues birthed training at MBU for houses of worship.