Baptist Press Archive

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

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  • Missionary kids experience a 3rd-culture world

    by Elaine Gaston, posted Tuesday, January 27, 2015 (3 years ago)

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    ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (BP) -- Mike McAfee took his daughter Karis to work with him on a Tuesday morning in the Ivory Coast capital of Abidjan.

    His work that day happened to be visiting a Muslim friend, Seidou, to talk more about Jesus. Karis, 11 at the time, was going to play with Seidou's niece Sadia. Her hopes were dashed, however, when they arrived and Sadia wasn't there. Her uncle told Karis that she was now an apprentice in a tailor's shop. Read More

  • NAMB, IMB to partner on Send North America Conf.

    by Joe Conway, posted Tuesday, January 27, 2015 (3 years ago)

    ALPHARETTA, Ga. (BP) -- The Send North America Conference has gained a major partner for the Aug. 3-4 sessions at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena.

    North American Mission Board President Kevin Ezell has announced that the International Mission Board is partnering with NAMB to make the Send North America Conference fully comprehensive in missions scope. Read More

  • Winter storm underscores disaster preparedness

    by Meredith Yackel, posted Tuesday, January 27, 2015 (3 years ago)

    ALPHARETTA, Ga. (BP) -- Winter storm Juno hit areas of the Northeast Monday and Tuesday (Jan. 26-27) and continues to bring moderate to heavy snow in some areas. Although its impact is less than originally predicted, by noon Tuesday Juno had left parts of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Rhode Island with one to two or more feet of snow. Read More

  • Film places biblical creation in college setting

    by Diana Chandler, posted Tuesday, January 27, 2015 (3 years ago)

    LAKE FOREST, Calif. (BP) -- Biblical creation gets a college-themed airing as the origin of humanity in a film scheduled to open on select dates through March.

    Longtime Christian filmmaker Rich Christiano directs "A Matter of Faith," which features a fictional debate between the Christian father of a college freshman daughter and her professor who teaches evolution. Read More

  • N.Y. mayor defends ban of churches in schools

    by Emily Belz/WORLD News Service, posted Tuesday, January 27, 2015 (3 years ago)

    NEW YORK (BP) -- Although New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio had said repeatedly he opposes a Bloomberg-era policy forbidding churches from renting public school spaces for worship services, his administration's lawyers have filed a brief at the U.S. Supreme Court arguing for the policy. Read More

  • Ministers' tax guide released by GuideStone

    by Roy Hayhurst, posted Tuesday, January 27, 2015 (3 years ago)

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    DALLAS (BP) -- GuideStone Financial Resources has released its Ministers' Tax Guide for 2014 Returns.

    The annual handbook provides step-by-step instructions for both active and retired ministers, sample forms and detailed help in understanding the latest tax laws. ... Read More

  • WORLDVIEW: The rough edges of globalization

    by Erich Bridges, posted Tuesday, January 27, 2015 (3 years ago)

    Millions on the periphery of globalization -- students, immigrants and their children, refugees, migrant and contract workers -- need jobs and hope as well as Jesus, missions columnist Erich Bridges writes. Read More