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Missions doctor Bill Wallace focus of new kids' bookKNOXVILLE, Tenn. (BP) -- A new children's book on the life of Bill Wallace, a Southern Baptist missionary doctor in China from 1935 until his death in 1951, has been released, with a foreword by IMB President Paul Chitwood.
"BILL: An American Doctor in China" by Ann Lovell, written specifically for fourth- to sixth-grade readers, is based on the 1963 book "Bill Wallace of China" by Jesse Fletcher. Read More
WRAP-UP: Sex abuse prevention tops SBC Exec. Comm. agendaNASHVILLE (BP) -- Preventing and responding to sexual abuse was a major focus during meetings of the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee Feb. 18-19 in Nashville. Among the EC's actions was recommending an amendment to the SBC Constitution stating churches are not "in friendly cooperation with the Convention" if they "have evidenced indifference in addressing sexual abuse." Read More
His thanks to Graham: 'One of those souls is mine'SPRINGFIELD, Vt. (BP) -- A soldier stuck his head into the tent where Alfred Rawson was quartered during the Korean War with several other soldiers at an Air Force base in Japan.
It was in November 1952. The soldier asked if anybody wanted to go hear Billy Graham at another Air Force base about 30 miles away. A bus would take them there; Rawson and another soldier in the tent agreed to go. Read More
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Supreme Court eyes 'flawed' church-state precedentWASHINGTON (BP) -- Religious liberty advocates including Southern Baptists hope the U.S. Supreme Court will establish a clear precedent Feb. 27 to answer a question regarding the separation of church and state in the public square. Read More