• Mental illness remains taboo topic for pastors

    by Bob Smietana , posted Monday, September 22, 2014 (8 hours ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- One in four Americans has suffered from some kind of mental illness. Many look to their church for spiritual guidance in times of distress. But a new LifeWay study shows they are unlikely to find much help on Sunday mornings. Read More

  • N. Iraq: Grave danger as winter approaches

    by Mark Kelly, posted Monday, September 22, 2014 (6 hours ago)

    Photo by Joseph Rose/BGR
    KURDISTAN (BP) -- Seasons are changing and summer's heat is passing, but forcibly displaced families in northern Iraq are worried because winter will soon bring bitter cold, and many of them may not survive. Read More

  • 'I'd rather die,' Chibok schoolgirl says

    by Diana Chandler, posted Monday, September 22, 2014 (4 hours ago)

    WASHINGTON (BP) -- Saa* sat with other schoolgirls piled on the back of the large truck as it made its way past a Nigerian village in the dark of night. Read More

  • Moore: Christians face new, challenging day

    by Tom Strode, posted Monday, September 22, 2014 (3 hours ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Christians in an increasingly secularized society face the challenge of evangelizing people in a culture that does not know the right questions nor answers, Russell D. Moore said in his report to the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission's trustees. Read More

  • A.T. Robertson & his 'monumental achievement'

    by S. Craig Sanders, posted Monday, September 22, 2014 (10 hours ago)

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- On the afternoon of Sept. 24, 1934, A.T. Robertson pondered over a difficult text in his Greek New Testament. Leaving a mark on Matthew 6:11, Robertson walked out of his office in Norton Hall at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary to teach his Greek class. Read More