Tuesday, May 11, 2004Download All Stories
Nancy Reagan, 206 in Congress weigh in against Bush on stem cell research
WASHINGTON (BP)--The wife of a pro-life, former president of the United States and just over 200 of Congress’ 535 members have increased the volume on their calls for legalized research on human embryos.
2 courts hearing arguments Wed. in Mass. marriage case
BOSTON (BP)--Two cases will be heard Wednesday in what may be the final hurdle toward legalized same-sex “marriage” in Massachusetts. Read More
Steven Curtis Chapman finds rejuvenation in 'All Things New'
Seeking God’s message
After 13 albums, 47 Dove Awards and four Grammys, Steven Curtis Chapman wanted to be sure his next album had God's message conveyed in a clear way for this point in his ministry. Photo courtesy of Sparrow Records
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--For someone who has written 41 No. 1 songs and won more Dove Awards than any other artist, creating something new and better than before could present quite a challenge -- unless God is in charge of the project, Steven Curtis Chapman said.
About a year ago, Chapman began intentionally praying for God to make clear whether He had something to say through him that would lead to making another album. After adopting two daughters from China to add to his three children, Chapman said his life was hectic and full enough without the work of a 14th album. Read More
As PGA Champions Tour grows, so does Bible study’s impact
Photo by Stan Badz, PGA
AUSTIN, Texas (BP)--Over the last several years, the Champions Tour has seen huge gains in prize money, television viewers and fans.
Another less-known but equally impressive gain for the 50-and-over senior golfers is the weekly Champions Tour Bible Study. Read More
Christians on the PGA Tour say faith, children balance life
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--Golf has been called the most singular of sports, in which every bad shot, every mis-hit or mental mistake can be blamed only on the golfer who made it. Read More
GMA anti-piracy campaign has simple message: ‘It’s wrong’
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--With a new survey suggesting that Christian teens have attitudes toward music piracy that are similar to those of non-Christian teens, the Gospel Music Association has launched a campaign with a simple message: Read More
Disaster relief volunteers honored at annual conference
HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--Eight Southern Baptist Disaster Relief workers have been recognized for their commitment and sacrifice in disaster relief efforts across North America and the world. Read More
Southwestern Seminary graduates called to faithful ministry
FORT WORTH, Texas (BP)--Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary awarded degrees to 299 students during its 207th commencement ceremony at Travis Avenue Baptist Church in Fort Worth, Texas, May 7. Graduates came from 26 countries and 14 states. Read More
FIRST-PERSON: John 17: A prayer for Christ-followers
JACKSON, Tenn. (BP)--Graduation ceremonies are beginning to take place across the country. At this time last year you may have heard about the commencement services at Georgetown University, that prestigious Catholic University in the heart of Washington, D.C. The speaker was the cardinal from Nigeria, Francis Arinze, who also serves as the head of the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue.