August 27, 2014


PRINCE GEORGE, Va. (BP) -- To say that Ellen Zaborsky is a fan of her church's adopted people group is a bit of an understatement. Read More

Philippines' post-typhoon assessment begins
CEBU CITY, Philippines (BP) -- Disaster relief teams are mounting a rapid-response assessment
Damage caused by Typhoon Haiyan is expected to be catastrophic.
in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines at 5 a.m. local time Nov. 7. More than 120,000 people were evacuated ahead of the storm, which was predicted to blast the islands with wind gusts of up to 235 miles per hour. Read More
IMB workers weather typhoon in Philippines
TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines (BP) -- They chose to return.
Prayer request: "that God would bring good out of great bad here."
-- IMB worker Stan Smith
IMB representatives Carl and Suzie Miller were in another Filipino city when they heard the news that their home in Tacloban City on the island of Leyte was in the path of Typhoon Haiyan. Read More
Senate passes ENDA; House stands in way
WASHINGTON (BP) -- The U.S. Senate has approved for the first time legislation
ENDA -- one of "too many cases of the government steamrolling consciences in the name of equality."
-- Russell D. Moore
to grant workplace civil rights on the basis of homosexual, bisexual or transgender status,leaving the House of Representatives as the lone potential barrier to enactment of the controversial proposal. Read More
Bibles to go to Asia from LifeWay customers
NASHVILLE (BP) -- Throughout November, customers at LifeWay Christian Stores can help send Bibles to individuals thousands of miles away.
In a joint venture called The Thomas Project, LifeWay stores, B&H Publishing and the International Mission Board are aiming to print and distribute at least 100,000 Bibles to people in South Asia, many of whom do not have Scripture in their own Hindi language. Read More
New Hope launches online Bible study
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) -- From New Hampshire to Arkansas, several dozen women -- mostly women's ministry and small group leaders -- gathered to hear from and visit with Bible study authors and to gain skills for leading small groups into the Scriptures. Read More

First Person
Kelly Boggs
FIRST-PERSON: Pedophilia on the horizon
ALEXANDRIA, La. (BP) -- In his classic work "The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire," Edward Gibbon observed the following:
Bobby Welch
CALL TO PRAYER: The harvest at home
Nashville (BP) -- Two of the most gripping passages of Scripture open the successive chapters of Romans 9 and 10.
Luis R. López
EDITORIAL: ¡Alcancemos a los niños!
Hoy 42 millones de niños menores de 9 años viven en nuestro país. Un tercio de estos (12.6 millones) vive con solo uno de sus padres biológicos. ...



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