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High achiever's sufficiency 'was taken away in a moment'
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (BP)--It's boring to achieve the pinnacle of success and have no more heights to climb.
It's also frightening.
"I had to cling to the walls just to walk down the hallways," said John Tatterson, who was highly respected as a dentist and a businessman before he walked away from it all and into the arms of God.
Palm Beach Atlantic students stranded by upheaval in Nepal
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (BP)--Weary from three weeks working with the poor in the chaotic slums of Calcutta, India, 16 students from Palm Beach Atlantic College flew into Nepal Sunday, hoping for a week of peaceful respite and prayer near the top of the world. Read More
Ariz. Southern Baptist Convention restructures; CP Missions increased
PHOENIX, Ariz. (BP)--The Arizona Southern Baptist Convention will be restructured, and funding will be increased for Cooperative Program receipts that are forwarded to the Southern Baptist Convention and for the Arizona Regional Campus of Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary. Read More
Criswell College affiliates with Southern Baptists of Texas Convention
DALLAS (BP)--Trustee boards of the Criswell Center for Biblical Studies (CCBS) and Southern Baptist of Texas Convention (SBTC) have unanimously approved an agreement that places the college in the budget of the state convention and provides SBTC access to the facilities and consultation resources of the school. Read More
Plans for SBC annual meeting not derailed by rainstorms
NEW ORLEANS (BP)--The annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention, scheduled to convene Tuesday, June 12, is proceeding as planned despite southeast Louisiana's weather-related problems at the end of the first week of June. Read More
SBC annual meeting slated for live Internet broadcast
NEW ORLEANS (BP)--For the third consecutive year, the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention will be broadcast in its entirety on the Internet. Read More
Evangelistic media campaign kicks off Crossover New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS (BP)--The Crossover New Orleans evangelistic emphasis got an early start June 4 with the introduction of a 10-day television advertising campaign designed to introduce individuals in the New Orleans area to a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Read More
SBC support for death penalty based on Bible, Duke says
WASHINGTON (BP)--Southern Baptists support capital punishment because it is a "biblical position" that remains applicable, said Barrett Duke of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission at a panel discussion on religious views of the death penalty. Read More
Majority of Palestinians indicate support for suicide bombing attacks
JERUSALEM (BP)--Palestinian public support for suicide bombings against Israeli civilians has soared, according to a CNSNews.com report on a survey released by the Palestinian Center for Public Opinion. Read More
Family group flies banner over 'Gay Days' at Disney
ORLANDO, Fla. (BP)--As homosexuals celebrated "Gay Days" June 3 in Orlando, Fla., a pro-family group from Virginia flew banners over Disney World and Universal Studios theme parks urging homosexuals to leave their lifestyle. Read More
FIRST-PERSON: Polls are only as good as the questions they pose
McMINNVILLE, Ore. (BP)--A recent Gallup poll suggests that Americans are becoming more accepting of homosexuality. Released on June 4, the public opinion survey of approximately 1,000 people reveals the following: 85 percent say homosexuals should have equal rights in job opportunities; 54 percent feel homosexuals should serve as clergymen; 56 percent say homosexuals should be hired as elementary school teachers. Read More