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Callouses, cows & Christ: Ranchers answer God's callKAYCEE, Wyo. (BP) -- Mark and David Largent are fourth- and fifth-generation ranchers, respectively, in a cow ranching dynasty that began with C.M. Largent Sr.'s first purchase of purebred registered Hereford cattle in 1902.
But their second line of work likely wouldn't have been envisioned by their ranching forebears. Read More
'Unclean' Christian denied treatment dies at RamadanUMERKOT CITY, Pakistan (BP) -- A Christian sanitation worker whom Muslim doctors declared "unclean" and refused to treat during Ramadan has died from injuries suffered on his job in Pakistan, Morning Star News reported.
Irfan Masih died June 1 of exposure to poisonous gas while trying to clear a sewage line, Morning Star said. Doctors at Umerkot Civil Hospital refused to treat him during Ramadan because the sewerage that dirtied him during the manhole accident made him "unclean" and untouchable, Masih's brother Baba Masih told Morning Star. Read More
Church planting 'Class of 2016' successes reportedALPHARETTA, Ga. (BP) -- In March of this year, Filipino International Baptist Church North in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, celebrated its one year anniversary by baptizing eight new believers. That brought the total number of baptisms for the first year of the church to 17.
Church planting missionary Bayani Taligato says his approach has been simple. Read More
2018 VBS aims to help kids get their 'game on!'NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- As fans across the nation celebrate the NBA and NHL finals this week, LifeWay Christian Resources is adding to the sports enthusiasm by announcing "Game On!" as its 2018 Vacation Bible School theme.
The theme is designed to help kids gear up for life's big game by teaching them Jesus has provided all they need for the journey to which God calls them, LifeWay VBS specialist Melita Thomas said. Read More
The number one reason missionaries leave the field
The most common reason missionaries go home is not due to lack of money, illness, terrorism, homesickness, or even a lack of fruit or response to the Gospel. Regretfully, the number one reason is due to conflict with other missionaries. Read More
MOVIES: Lousy, lamentable lingo
Phil Boatwright laments that "sloppy and crude language is so uniformly embraced" in today's culture despite all the opposite examples found in masterpiece literature and classic moviemaking. Read More
FROM THE STATES: Ark., Mo. and Okla. evangelism/missions news; 'There's nothing we can't help you with'
Today's From the States features items from: Arkansas Baptist News; The Pathway (Missouri); Baptist Messenger (Oklahoma) Read More