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Kendrick brothers talk ‘Overcomer,’ identity in Christ
Jun27

Kendrick brothers talk ‘Overcomer,’ identity in Christ

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) — Alex and Stephen Kendrick have an ambitious vision for their new movie, “Overcomer.” And the vision has nothing to do with winning any awards or box-office glory. Instead, they say, it’s about helping people discover their identity in Christ. “When the church rises up and knows who she is in Christ and knows she is forgiven, redeemed, loved and chosen, she is going to operate...

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Baptists shower Birmingham with Gospel via Crossover
Jun10

Baptists shower Birmingham with Gospel via Crossover

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) — An expected 400 teams of Southern Baptists took to the streets to pray with families and share the Gospel of Jesus Christ prior to the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting in Birmingham, Ala. Despite intermittent rain and threats of even worse weather on Saturday (June 8), Southern Baptists set out to knock on the doors of 20,000 homes in greater Birmingham in their annual Crossover...

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FBI honors Baptist ministry for human-trafficking work
May25

FBI honors Baptist ministry for human-trafficking work

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BP) — Earlier this month FBI Director Christopher Wray presented the Baptist Friendship House of New Orleans with its distinguished 2018 Director’s Community Leadership Award for its work in fighting human trafficking. Kay Bennett, a Send Relief missionary with the North American Mission Board, accepted the award on behalf of the Baptist Friendship House at FBI headquarters in Washington, D.C. The Baptist...

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20,000 homes: Crossover’s goal for SBC June outreach
Mar16

20,000 homes: Crossover’s goal for SBC June outreach

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) — As Southern Baptists from across the country make plans for the SBC annual meeting in June, they’re also preparing to engage more than 20,000 homes with the Gospel through Crossover activities. The North American Mission Board and Alabama State Board of Missions will mobilize 400 teams of volunteers to knock on 20,000 doors in the metro Birmingham area on Saturday, June 8, the weekend before the SBC...

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Cliché sparks book on ‘lies’ vs. God’s truth
Mar03

Cliché sparks book on ‘lies’ vs. God’s truth

GRAPEVINE, Texas (BP) — Unprecedented testing and trial confronted Shane and Kasi Pruitt in 2013. After years of dreaming about adopting a child who would one day run and play with their two daughters and maybe star on a Texas gridiron, God answered their prayers in a completely different way. God gave them Titus — a smiling, handsome boy who doctors said would never get out of a wheelchair or communicate the way other...

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