Evangelicals for Life addresses 'pro-life ethic'

Evangelical Christians defend not only unborn children in the pro-life cause but all other human beings in need as well, speakers said on the second day of the Evangelicals for Life conference in the country's capital.

SBC added as defendant in Pressler lawsuit

The Southern Baptist Convention has been added as a co-defendant in a lawsuit accusing retired Texas state judge Paul Pressler of sexual abuse.

Fire destroys activities center at Sunrise campus

Fire destroyed the Sunrise Children's Services activity center at its Danville, Ky., campus Jan. 19. None of the 27 male children and youth residents were in the facility at the time, according to Sunrise, which is affiliated with the Kentucky Baptist Convention.

  • Swimming bacteria defy Darwin

    by Julie Borg/WORLD News Service , posted Monday, January 22, 2018 (12 hours ago)

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    ASHEVILLE, N.C. (BP) -- Tiny biological motors that give bacteria the power to swim possess a complexity that baffles scientists and undercuts Darwin's theory of evolution. A recent study in Scientific Reports claims the existence of the motors shows evolution produces inevitable and creative ideas, terminology that sounds more like the work of God than of natural selection.

    "Natural selection is supposed to be blind, random, and uncaring, but not here," Discovery Institute experts noted Jan. 8 on the organization's blog. Read More

  • FROM THE SEMINARIES: Convocation at SWBTS; new SBTS communications VP

    by SBC Seminary & BP Staff, posted Monday, January 22, 2018 (14 hours ago)

    Patterson, at convocation: 'what a time' for ministry preparation

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    FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- Students beginning a new semester of study should "put on the armor of light," President Paige Patterson told Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary students and faculty during the spring 2018 convocation.

    Leo Day, dean of the school of church music, lent his voice to a rousing welcome, followed by Patterson's message, launching the seminary's 110th spring semester ... Read More

  • Roe v. Wade 'survivors' defend right to life

    by Bonnie Pritchett/Southern Baptist TEXAN, posted Monday, January 22, 2018 (14 hours ago)

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    WASHINGTON (BP) -- People from across the nation and around world rallied Friday (Jan. 19) at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. for the annual March for Life just three days prior to the 45th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision that legalized abortion on demand across the nation.

    A majority of the estimated 100,00-plus participants (no official counts are registered) appeared to be overwhelmingly teenagers and young adults who recognize the impact that the Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v Wade decision has ... Read More

  • Pro-life centers continue to meet challenges despite opposition

    by Tom Strode, posted Friday, January 19, 2018 (3 days ago)

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    WASHINGTON (BP) -- Pregnancy resource centers continue to carry on the vital, pro-life work of serving vulnerable women and unborn children in the face of ongoing, adversarial campaigns by abortion rights advocates and the growing effort to regulate their work by state and local governments.

    Sanctity of Human Life Sunday will arrive Jan. 21 at a time when the U.S. Supreme Court will be preparing to consider a case that might determine the future of the pro-life pregnancy center movement in America. Abortion rights organizations will be hoping for a sweeping victory from the high court even as they maintain their attacks on what they call "fake clinics." Read More