Navigation Menu
Puerto Rico DR response requiring rigorous logistics
Oct14

Puerto Rico DR response requiring rigorous logistics

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (BP) — Three weeks after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, Sam Porter estimates that one-third of the island has yet to receive much care or help. Porter, the North American Mission Board’s national director for disaster relief, has been in Puerto Rico since Sunday, Oct. 8. He is working there with Jack Noble, a retired disaster relief director from the SBC of Virginia, and David Melber, NAMB’s...

Read More
First person: Sports and our family
Oct07

First person: Sports and our family

HAWESVILLE, Ky. (BP)—“For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world and forfeit his soul?” (Mark 8:36, ESV). Emily and I live among good outdoorsy people who love sports. Our town of 800 is crowned with a 340-acre park full of ballfields, hiking trails, a lake and campsites. If I want to spend time with young parents in our church, I know I can find them cheering at the ballfield. Training that’s worth everything You’ve seen...

Read More
Las Vegas mass shooting: ‘act of pure evil’
Oct02

Las Vegas mass shooting: ‘act of pure evil’

LAS VEGAS (BP) — A lone gunman with a bird’s eye view fired an automatic weapon into a crowd of 22,000 Las Vegas concertgoers, killing at least 58 and injuring more than 500 before killing himself in his hotel room Sunday night (Oct. 1). Las Vegas police identified the suspected shooter as 64-year-old Stephen Craig Paddock of Mesquite, Nev., and said he acted alone when he fired into the Route 91 Harvest Festival of...

Read More
NFL: Tamme thankful as football season begins
Sep09

NFL: Tamme thankful as football season begins

>> by Larry Rowell Editor, Casey County News DANVILLE, Ky. (BP)—With four state high school football championships under his belt, four years playing at the University of Kentucky, holding the all-time receiving record at UK for a tight end, and playing for nine years in the NFL, including three Super Bowls, one might say Jacob Tamme has had a fulfilling and successful life. However, the unsigned free agent who played last...

Read More
Study: Americans fond of Bible, but how many read it?
Apr26

Study: Americans fond of Bible, but how many read it?

NASHVILLE (BP) — Americans appear to have a positive view of the Bible. And many say Scripture is filled with moral lessons for today. However, more than half of Americans have read little or none of the Bible, a study released today (April 25) by LifeWay Research shows. Less than a quarter of those who have ever read a Bible have a systematic plan for reading Scripture each day. And a third of Americans never pick it up on...

Read More