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IMB missionary reaches Russian teens with sports
Jan11

IMB missionary reaches Russian teens with sports

>> by Jim Burton  Christian Index writer EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article was previously featured in The Christian Index, state paper for Georgia Baptists. GAINESVILLE, Ga.—Native Georgian Mike Campbell doesn’t like cold weather and snow. He doesn’t have a college education. He’s a single, never-married, adult male. He makes no claims of athleticism. So why was he living in Siberia as an International Mission Board (IMB)...

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NFL’s Watson: ‘Changed hearts’ can heal racial divide
Dec14

NFL’s Watson: ‘Changed hearts’ can heal racial divide

>> by Marilyn Stewart, NOBTS assistant director of news & information NEW ORLEANS (BP)—Race is an issue that continues to divide, said New Orleans Saints tight end Benjamin Watson during a book signing at the LifeWay campus store at New Orleans Seminary (NOBTS). The solution is “changed hearts” in Christ, Watson said. The event fell on Nov. 24, the one-year anniversary of the ruling in the racially charged Ferguson, Mo.,...

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Home for Christmas:  Siblings find ‘Forever family’
Dec14

Home for Christmas: Siblings find ‘Forever family’

>> by Robin Cornetet Marketing & media relations associate with the Kentucky Baptist Convention SHEPHERDSVILLE, Ky. (BP) —Sam and Stephanie Patterson’s long and emotional quest to become parents was finally realized last December when they adopted four young siblings through foster care. “It feels like the greatest Christmas present we could have ever received,” Stephanie said of her and her husband’s journey. Dec. 18 marks...

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LifeWay sells Nashville campus
Dec10

LifeWay sells Nashville campus

>> by Art Toalston BP Senior Editor NASHVILLE (BP)—LifeWay has completed the sale of its 14.5-acre campus in downtown Nashville. “Although this momentous event is cause for thanksgiving, it is also bittersweet,” Thom S. Rainer, president of LifeWay Christian Resources, wrote in an email to the Southern Baptist entity’s trustees and employees Nov. 24. “LifeWay has served the bride of Christ from this property for more than 100...

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‘God isn’t fixing this’ story draws Christian response
Dec08

‘God isn’t fixing this’ story draws Christian response

Seth Brown is the content editor for the Biblical Recorder (BRnow.org), the newsjournal of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina. This article first appeared on the Biblical Recorder’s website. CARY, N.C. (BP) — Southern Baptist leaders are responding to the headline “God isn’t fixing this” that dominated the Dec. 3 cover of the New York Daily News. Images of tweets from Republican leaders...

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