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'Authentic Love' calls teens to identity in ChristNASHVILLE (BP) -- Love is a popular topic in today's culture, especially around Valentine's Day. But since many teens hear a distorted view, "Authentic Love," a new True Love Waits Bible study, aims to ground students' concept of love in their identity in Christ.
Authentic Love, divided into studies for guys and girls, places a "strong emphasis on developing a lifestyle of personal holiness and helps students understand sex and purity in light of the Gospel," said Karen Daniel, team leader in student ministry publishing at LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention. Read More
'Night to Shine' elevates special needs royaltyOWENSBORO, Ky. (BP) -- More than 100 people with special needs attended the Night to Shine in Owensboro, Ky., an event sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation the weekend before Valentine's Day.
The ladies were adorned in sparkling dresses and the men were decked out in tuxedos as the evening they had been awaiting with great anticipation came to fruition. Flashes of photography and cheers from the crowd created a wave of excitement as the honored guests, each accompanied by a volunteer "buddy," strolled the red carpet Feb. 10. Read More
Last-ditch effort aims to stop D.C. assisted suicide
WASHINGTON (BP) -- A congressional committee has taken the first step in a fast-track effort to prevent the legalization of physician-assisted suicide in the nation's capital. Read More
True Love Waits: a retrospective look years laterNASHVILLE (BP) -- God is the goal of purity promises and of life itself, an author says after removing her True Love Waits ring and penning a blog post that resonated with thousands of young adults wondering where those pledges had left them.
The True Love Waits movement, which began in the early 1990s, has impacted countless lives by its message of purity in a culture that emphasizes the opposite, but somewhere along the way some believers may have focused more on waiting on true love rather than on God. Read More
FROM THE STATES: Four states go 'all in' on evangelism/discipleship
Today's From the States features items from: The Christian Index (Georgia); The Baptist Message (Louisiana); The Alabama Baptist; Biblical Recorder (North Carolina) Read More