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Ken Ham, Bill Nye creation debate draws global interestPETERSBURG, Ky. (BP) -- Hundreds of thousands of people comprised an international audience to watch a debate between creationist Ken Ham and evolutionist Bill Nye, demonstrating a vibrant interest in origins in an era when many consider the topic settled science. Read More
Ezell: Help churches 'redefine success'INDIANAPOLIS (BP) -- Kevin Ezell told trustees of the North American Mission Board he is determined to help pastors and laypeople redefine what success looks like for their churches. Read More
NAMB trustees see Indy's lostness firsthandINDIANAPOLIS (BP) -- As the beginning flakes of 7-plus inches of snow landed on Indianapolis, North American Mission Board trustees boarded buses to see how four church planters are pushing back lostness in the city. As they entered the buses, the hand of each trustee was stamped with a number -- 1943. Read More
Crime, poverty flavor couple's outreachINDIANAPOLIS (BP) -- Many families with four small children wouldn't consider moving to a neighborhood with high crime and poverty rates and crumbling homes -- the kind of place you protect your children from, not move them to. Read More
Rainer: LifeWay making significant progressNASHVILLE (BP) -- Trustees of LifeWay Christian Resources approved a request for information about mental health resources and received a state of the ministry report from President Thom S. Rainer during their Feb. 3-4 meeting in Nashville. Read More
FIRST-PERSON: Sports –- America's new religion
Big-time sports represent America's new civic religion, and football is its central sacrament, seminary president R. Albert Mohler Jr. says. Read More
Bible Study: February 9, 2014
NASHVILLE (BP) -- This weekly Bible study appears in Baptist Press in a partnership with LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention. Through its Leadership and Adult Publishing team, LifeWay publishes Sunday School curricula and additional resources for all age groups.
This week's Bible study is adapted from the Bible Studies for Life curriculum.
Bible Passages: Psalm 119:1-8,137-144
Discussion Question: How has the Bible proven itself to be trustworthy to you?... Read More