Mental illness remains taboo topic for pastorsNASHVILLE (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 approachesKURDISTAN (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 MorePhoto by Joseph Rose/BGR
'I'd rather die,' Chibok schoolgirl saysWASHINGTON (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
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'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
FIRST-PERSON: Social media do's & don'ts
DALLAS (BP) -- Social media has radically altered the cultural landscape. As ministry wives, we have an unparalleled opportunity via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. to contribute to the good of our church, family and community. But as in everything, social media also can cause great harm.