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World Changers: 'We believe in what they do'OWENSBORO, Ky. (BP) -- Holes were starting to form in the front steps of her house. The storage shed in the backyard leaked when it rained. And everything needed a fresh coat of paint.
But 64-year-old Charlene Meadows, a lifelong resident of Owensboro, Ky., was unable to make these repairs to her home herself. Read More
Americans' views on sex, religion studiedNASHVILLE (BP) -- From cohabitation and same-sex marriage to birth control and bathrooms, Americans can't seem to agree about what is right and wrong regarding sex. Their views are often rooted in faith, according to a study released today (June 27).
Those disputes can end up in court, in highly divisive and controversial cases. This week, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear the case of a Colorado baker who refused to make a cake for a same-sex wedding. Read More
Pastor eyes run for Congress with divine 'burden'
Mark Harris, a Charlotte N.C., pastor and past president of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, has drawn media focus for his decision to resign his pastorate as he considers a second run for the U.S. House of Representatives. Read More
Trump urged to address India's religious repressionWASHINGTON (BP) -- United States senators urged President Trump to address India's deteriorating religious freedom conditions -- including its discrimination against foreign humanitarian organizations -- when he met with that country's prime minister Monday (June 26).
Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., and four of his colleagues called for the president to discuss the issue with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a June 23 letter. Trump and Modi met at the White House the afternoon of June 26. Read More
Charles W. Draper, beloved scholar-teacher, dies at 70LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- Charles W. Draper, a professor of Boyce College and chair of the school's department of biblical studies, died from a heart attack June 25. He was 70.
"Professor Charlie Draper was a cherished member of the Boyce College and Southern Seminary faculty, and he will be greatly missed," said R. Albert
Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and Boyce College. Read More
FIRST-PERSON: Here's my card
Go to a local print shop or go online to make a personal card to share in everyday encounters with people, Diana Davis suggests, for opportunities to offer help and a witness for Christ. Read More
FROM THE STATES: Wash., N.M. and Ky. evangelism/missions news; 'We have only one thing -- the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ'
Today's From the States features items from: Northwest Baptist Witness; (Washington); Baptist New Mexican; Western Recorder (Kentucky) Read More