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Chicago's 'Reborn' church transforms inner-city livesCHICAGO (BP) -- Roy Brown wasn't sure what to make of the white guy in the storefront window one morning, wondering what he was doing in Garfield Park.
Brown, a former west side Chicago gang member, was already a walking miracle. Surviving the streets is one thing, but exiting gang life often entails a premature date of death.
Jamie Thompson, the guy on the other side of the plate glass, also is a local with a linebacker's build who grew up one neighborhood east in Humboldt Park. And he ... Read More
Infant's death cause for grief, work, ethicists say
Charlie Gard's travail and death call for grief and renewed attempts to protect children and the right of parents to help them, Southern Baptist ethicists say. Read More
Boko Haram kills 83, releases video of 3 captives
Boko Haram killed at least 83 civilians and soldiers in two separate attacks in northeast Nigeria in the past week before releasing a video of three new captives pleading for help. Read More
Their Holy Land travels enrich Bible study leaders
The Holy Land travels of Biblical Illustrator magazine staff members enrich Bible study leaders as they teach from curriculum lines published by LifeWay Christian Resources. Read More
Bumgarner to depart Fla. paper, change comingJACKSONVILLE, Fla. (BP) -- Florida Baptist Witness executive editor Kevin Bumgarner has announced his resignation to become director of communications at Tampa-area Bell Shoals Baptist Church.
Along with the leadership transition, the chairman of the Witness board of directors told Baptist Press, the paper will consider changes in its structure and function at an Aug. 1 meeting.
Bumgarner, who served three and a half years as chief executive of the Witness, ... Read More