JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (BP) -- Brian O'Day felt God's calling to establish a church in a military community with its unique challenges, with military families that move often, and the soldiers who deploy for months at a time.
A former Southern Baptist state convention leader claims the separation of church and state does not shield religious organizations from lawsuits over actions that would be illegal if committed by a secular business in a case before the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico (BP) -- With Hurricane Dorian missing the island of Puerto Rico, it now is making its way northward. The National Hurricane Center projects the storm will gain strength, potentially becoming a Category 4 hurricane before making landfall in Florida early Monday morning
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (BP) -- Five months after Hurricane Michael's onslaught, dozens of college students descended on Florida. The students came alongside residents like Jean Bartlett, a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Panama City, who rode out the storm from her home.