Baptist Press Archive

Thursday, April 03, 2003

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  • Heroic Army Captain covered in combat by prayer warrior parents

    by Michael Foust, posted Thursday, April 03, 2003 (15 years ago)

    WATKINSVILLE, Ga. (BP)--An Army captain who has garnered worldwide notoriety for a heroic rescue is alive today because of God's grace and the power of prayer, his mother says.

         Army Captain Chris Carter, 31, led a daring rescue March 31 when an elderly Muslim woman got caught on a bridge in the middle of American and Iraqi gunfire around Hindiyah, Iraq. The Associated Press reported that Carter left his Bradley fighting vehicle during the firefight and dashed out onto the bridge to save the injured woman.

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  • Want your church to grow? Then bring in the men

    by Polly House, posted Thursday, April 03, 2003 (15 years ago)

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--Did you know that if a child is the first person in a household to become a Christian, there is a 3.5 percent probability everyone else in the household will follow? Read More

  • LifeWay guide's focus: 'Drawing Men to God'

    by Staff, posted Thursday, April 03, 2003 (15 years ago)

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--Many men's ministries struggle because they aren't established in the right way and for the right reasons. In order to thrive, a men's ministry must lead men to discover how they are uniquely called and shaped by God to live the Great Commandment and fulfill the Great Commission in every aspect of their lives. Read More

  • Glory belongs to God for growth & success at NOBTS, Kelley says

    by Gary D. Myers, posted Thursday, April 03, 2003 (15 years ago)

    NEW ORLEANS (BP)--"I want to give you a testimony to the glory and grace of God," New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary President Chuck Kelley said during his annual state of the seminary address March 25. "God has acted in amazing ways in, with and through New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary."

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  • FIRST-PERSON: How do you find a man to lead men?

    by Sid Woodruff, posted Thursday, April 03, 2003 (15 years ago)

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--Want to mobilize your men for missions and ministry but don't have a men's ministry organized? Begin by finding that one man God has in mind to lead. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: A man of integrity

    by Gregory Tomlin, posted Thursday, April 03, 2003 (15 years ago)

    FORT WORTH, Texas (BP)--In my life I've known very few men whom I regard as being of impeccable integrity. All men have flaws, to be sure, but the primary motivation of this select fraternity of men is to see others benefit from their work, wisdom and courage. Read More