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GameDay Church in second NFL season, ready to expand
Sep17

GameDay Church in second NFL season, ready to expand

>> by Nicole Kalil Florida Baptist Witness JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (BP)—When most people think about tailgating, they think of football, food and fun with family and friends. But believers in the Jacksonville area have the chance to add faith to the mix before every Jacksonville Jaguars home game as GameDay Church returns for the 2016 NFL season. Last year more than 200 people gathered for a new kind of worship experience as GameDay...

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A little tree from God
Sep15

A little tree from God

>> by Mike Pruitt McAlester, First Television Ministry Video Engineer MCALESTER—For several weeks, I had noticed a small tree growing on the roof of our church building here in McAlester. It was next to the roof-mounted air conditioning unit for the television ministry studios located at the northwest corner of the building. I thought this was rather odd, since the roof was sealed with a thick plastic coating and there was...

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Astronaut sees ‘infinite God’
Sep13

Astronaut sees ‘infinite God’

>> by Andrew J.W. Smith  Southern Seminary LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)—Speeding around Earth at 17,500 m.p.h., U.S. astronaut Jeff Williams spoke through a NASA downlink during Southern Seminary’s chapel Aug. 30. Williams, interviewed by SBTS President R. Albert Mohler Jr., is commander for Expedition 48 of the International Space Station. The astronaut has spoken at the Louisville, Ky., campus previously and regularly listens to...

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Chuck Norris: The power of a praying mother!
Aug29

Chuck Norris: The power of a praying mother!

>> by Ron F. Hale Guest writer Growing up with an alcoholic father is a “Doctor Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” existence. Your heart-cry is to be normal (like other families), but every dashed hope marks your heart like the rings of an oak tree.     Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, John Wayne and Hopalong Cassidy were the motion picture shoot-‘em-up cowboy heroes who shaped Carlos Ray Norris, Jr.’s, image of a man and the notion of what his father...

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From rebellion to redemption
Aug25

From rebellion to redemption

>> by Kristi Prince Contributing Writer April Harryman is an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) nurse at Baptist Integris Hospital in Oklahoma City. Every shift she works to save the lives of patients with a variety of problems—drug overdose, alcohol poisoning and suicide attempts among others. Her compassion for her patients stems in part from an understanding that it is only by the grace of God that she isn’t the one lying in the bed....

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