People of faith need to pray for teachers, administrators, school boards and students. While today's situation is different than that of the past, the stakes are the same: The health, security and general well-being of each new generation, and the future of our nation and
An ancient biblical practice has been adopted by some Baptists in Southwest Virginia in response to increasing hunger needs in America’s uncertain economy. By hand-gathering crops left in fields and orchards after harvest, they are salvaging fresh produce that otherwise would go to waste
BASTROP, Texas (ABP) -- Dan Franklin couldn’t even smell the scent of smoke Friday that entailed the destruction of about 1,500 homes, the burning of about 34,000 acres and the loss of two lives. The volunteer chaplain with the Texas Baptist chaplaincy office nevertheless witnessed
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (ABP) – With response to massive needs to April 29 tornadoes in the South still getting up to speed, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s loosely coordinated network of disaster-relief ministry turns attention this week to the worst flooding alongside the Mississippi River in
Growing older doesn't happen overnight. You have many years to prepare and you should do it "deliberately" by putting plans in place while you still have control over what happens to you. -- Smart Senior
CHICAGO (ABP) -- Marriage isn't obsolete, but it is getting rarer, says an evangelical social scientist who sparked controversy a year ago with articles in major publications making a case for early marriage.