September 15, 2014


LENNOXVILLE, Quebec, Canada (BP) -- Canadians easily dismiss Christianity, especially in Quebec. The history of mistrust is woven deep within the fabric of Québécois culture, a culture that's decidedly Catholic and, at the same time, increasingly secular.

But Lucas Aube in Lennoxville, Quebec, has worked to make rejecting Christ a greater challenge than ever among the thousands of students of Bishop's University and Champlain College. Read More

Criswell's preaching honored by seminaries
DALLAS (BP) -- W.A. Criswell's noted expository preaching is being honored in academic chairs at four Southern Baptist seminaries to model for new generations the verse-by-verse teaching that led thousands to Christ during his lifetime. Read More
Criswell's sermons answered his questions
DALLAS (BP) -- Jack Pogue grew up in a liberal Protestant church where "I never heard an altar call, I never heard an invitation, I never heard how to be saved." Read More
Moore, others urge religious liberty promotion
Religious minorities "find themselves coming under increased attack and harassment."
-- Russell D. Moore and Richard Pates
WASHINGTON (BP) -- The Southern Baptist Convention's lead advocate for religious freedom has called on two conservative Republican senators to permit a vote on legislation designed to protect adherents of minority faiths in such countries as Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan and Syria. Read More
Egypt's Christians hope for peace amid quiet
CAIRO, Egypt (BP) -- When Egypt's government abruptly stepped down Feb. 24, the action made only small ripples in a nation now accustomed to major political upheaval. Army chief Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who is now expected to run for president in the coming election, quietly resigned from power, and new prime minister Ibrahim Mehlib stepped in, reinstating Sisi as defense minister. Read More

First Person
Rob Phillips
FIRST-PERSON: What good is Christian apologetics?
After asking "What good is Christian apologetics," Rob Phillips examines how sound doctrine can be applied practically when believers defend their faith.



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