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Volunteers tap creativity to relay 'More Than Gold' at Salt Lake Olympics
SALT LAKE CITY (BP)--It doesn't take much to start a conversation during the Winter Olympics: a funny costume, an offer of a free collector pin, a shared ride on a commuter train, a shared moment around a warm fire. Read More
IBS defends NIV gender revision; Dobson, others urge halt to TNIV
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BP)--A statement issued by the International Bible Society declares, "There is an academic, linguistic rationale for the translation of every passage" in its new gender-neutral "Today's New International Version" -- "and political correctness is most certainly not one of them." Read More
Sudan Peace Act seen at odds with oil interests, diplomacy
WASHINGTON (BP)--A measure which would bar oil companies that do business in Sudan from being listed on U.S. stock exchanges has stalled in the Senate, according to CNSNews.com. The bill has become the target of political and economic interests who are putting improved diplomatic relations with the Islamic regime in Khartoum ahead of efforts to end the civil war, activists who have been raising the issue said.
Head of Army's Special Forces calls mom 'true prayer warrior'
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (BP)--William G. Boykin is not just big and strong, but to hear him speak, he is a man with a big, strong faith in God.
William G. Boykin
William G. Boykin, commanding general of the U.S. Army's John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, spoke to participants of the National FAITH Institute held in Daytona Beach, Fla., Jan. 28-31.
Boykin, commanding general of the U.S. Army's John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School in Fort Bragg, N.C., heads Special Forces, including Delta Force. That unit of soldiers goes into situations that most civilians can't even imagine. And they go in as warriors.
"We don't head into situations to keep the peace. We go in to win. I'm a warrior, not a peacekeeper," he said. "Delta Force goes in, strikes quick and gets out. Often it is a hostage situation."
Boykin spoke to a full sanctuary, which included participants of the National FAITH Institute meeting in Daytona Beach, Fla., Jan. 28-31, as well as church members and others from the Daytona Beach community. Read More
Care for lost souls urged among 'people who are going to heaven'
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (BP)--"All the people who are going to hell either don't know or don't care. The bad part is that a lot of the people who are going to heaven don't care either," Gene Mims said.
FIRST-PERSON: How to surf the Internet & avoid wiping out to porn
RALEIGH, N.C. (BP)--"It appears the sin of choice among Christians today is Internet pornography," writes James T. Draper Jr., president of LifeWay Christian Resources. Read More
REVIEW: Jars of Clay ready to serve new project on silver platter
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--There are a few names in Christian music today that I have come to love and respect and one of those is Jars of Clay. Read More