August 30, 2014


SOUTHEAST ASIA (BP) -- Uncertainty rocked Vanna Keo* after her husband Kith* accepted Christ. She had never met any Christians before, and now her husband was one.

In supporting her husband, Keo agreed to meet Don and Dayla Patrick*, IMB workers in Southeast Asia for more 15 years. The Patricks were the ones who shared the Gospel with her husband and led him to Christ. Read More

Gay therapy ban's next stop: SCOTUS
"The minors we represent do not want to act on same-sex attractions….”
-- Mat Staver, Liberty Counsel
SAN FRANCISCO (BP) -- California's controversial law that bans change therapy for teens who have unwanted same-sex attractions could be headed to the U.S. Supreme Court after an appeals court rejected a petition to rehear the case. Read More
Oscar nod rescinded, song still benefits
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (BP) -- The movie "Alone Yet Not Alone" lost its nomination for best original song more likely because of Oscar-related politics than prejudice against a Christian message, because another nominated movie prominently includes Christian music, a film industry insider said.
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N.C. senator studied ethics at SEBTS
WAKE FOREST, N.C. (BP) -- Chad Barefoot, a recent graduate of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary with a degree in Christian ethics, is serving his first term in the North Carolina Senate as its youngest member. Read More

First Person
Rob Pochek
FIRST-PERSON: Are the Grammys the place to be?
Pastor Rob Pochek reflects on how Christian singers Natalie Grant, who exited the Grammys, and Mandisa, who chose not to go, represented their faith with grace amid America’s cultural drift.



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