This issue of A Public Witness looks back into history to consider a balloon disaster in 1945 and how survivors reacted to bring healing to the world — a far cry from what many public figures offered when a balloon floated over the U.S. last
Amid the changes at the Tokyo Olympics are adjustments to the way the Games are accommodating athletes’ religious needs, as well as to the way outside groups are able to share their faith with Olympians and their fans.
As coronavirus numbers grow across the globe, U.S. Baptists are weighing future events and recommending against international short-term mission trips until the outbreak is better contained. As of March 10, there are more than 116,000 cases and more than 4,000 deaths in more than 100
Crews scrubbed everything from money to buses, military bases were on high alert and quarantines were enforced Wednesday from a beachfront resort in the Atlantic to an uninhabited island in the Pacific as the world fought the spread of a new virus.
If you share the Gospel with a Japanese person, there is a 99 percent chance this would be the first time they've ever heard the message. With that statistic, Japanese people can be classified as an unreached people group as the 2020 Summer Olympics approach.
A 12-member Baptist General Convention of Texas disaster recovery team recently spent a week in Sendai, Japan, providing follow-up care to Japanese tsunami victims. Rebuilding has been slow, they report, and pain, sadness and suffering linger among survivors.
Japan received relief in the wake of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, but many residents affected by the disasters still need to recover. The BGCT disaster recovery has scheduled a June 19-26 trip to help.
VALLEY FORGE, Pa. (ABP) – Three weeks after a 9.0 magnitude earthquake and massive tsunami hit northeast Japan, transportation had opened up to allow some aid to flow into affected areas but gasoline shortages and fear of radiation from a damaged nuclear power plant were
HENRYETTA, Okla. (ABP) -- Dale Huckabay has had a heart for Japan and its people since he was stationed in Okinawa in his early adult life. Now the pastor of Tulledega Hills Baptist Church in Henryetta, Okla., Huckabay was as shocked as everyone when he