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Movement for Bible instruction for public school students builds
KINGSPORT, Tenn. (BP)--Although her local school board curtailed its experiment to give public school students an opportunity for off-site biblically based instruction, Ann Bennett is continuing her push for released time education. Read More
Off-campus Bible class booster seeks to lessen students' fear of calamity
LUBBOCK, Texas (BP)--The leader of a move to bring off-campus biblically based instruction to public school students in Texas received her inspiration from a Southern Baptist periodical. Read More
Drive-through passion play enables church to broaden its Easter message
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (BP)--A drive-through passion play may not be the first thing that comes to mind for evangelism at Easter, but at least one church has found the effort to be more than worth it. Read More
Holman Christian Standard Bible makes Christian booksellers top 10
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--The Holman Christian Standard Bible translation has been listed on the top 10 "General Versions and Translations" sales chart in the April 2000 issue of CBA Marketplace, a monthly magazine for Christian booksellers.
"Seeing the new translation's ranking on this chart is a great encouragement to us," said David R. Shepherd, vice president of Broadman & Holman Bibles and reference books. "It's clear that a growing number of people share our desire to preserve the Scripture... Read More
15-member Utah church benefits from Kenyan's encouragement
FORT WORTH, Texas (BP)--The town is set in perhaps some of the most majestic country on earth, marked by fortresses of stone and high, reddish mesas that appear sculpted by the finger of God. But like the shadows cast by the area's rocky arches and towering crags, a darkness is present amid the natural beauty surrounding this southeastern Utah town.
Moab, Utah. Population 8,000. To this remote corner of creation a Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary student from Kenya went during his spr... Read More
'Partners in the Harvest' campaign garners 2 public relations awards
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--The Cooperative Program's "Partners in the Harvest" campaign has earned two awards from the Public Relations Society of America.
Partners in the Harvest won first place in the 2000 Parthenon Awards in the category of internal communications program. The campaign won second place and a certificate of merit for integrated communications.
Partners in the Harvest is the theme for the 75th anniversary of the Cooperative Program, Southern Baptists' channel for support missio... Read More
Ken Wales' 19-year sense of call yielded 'Christy,' media openness
RIDGECREST, N.C. (BP)--A 19-year sense of call culminated with the 1995 CBS television series that broke new ground in portraying the importance of faith, the producer of the "Christy" series told participants in the Blue Ridge Mountain Christian Writers Conference April 5.
"I hope for your sakes and God's sake it doesn't take you that long," Ken Wales told the 140 people attending the five-day conference at Ridgecrest, a LifeWay conference center in North Carolina.
Wales, a film producer an... Read More