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LIFE DIGEST: Clinics harvesting stem cells from aborted babies for anti-aging treatment
WASHINGTON (BP)--The cells of aborted babies are being treated like a fountain of youth for women at unregulated clinics outside the United States.
Ex-homosexuals protest APA's position on homosexuality
NEW ORLEANS (BP)--Approximately 50 people from various pro-family groups protested the American Psychological Association's convention Aug. 11, opposing the organization's position that says homosexuality cannot be changed.
Welch continues push toward ‘Everyone Can’ culmination
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--Bobby Welch, immediate past president of the Southern Baptist Convention, is continuing a fervent push toward the Sept. 30 culmination of the “‘Everyone Can!’ Kingdom Challenge” for Southern Baptists to reach 1 million baptisms.
Between preaching engagements, Welch was delayed in the Atlanta airport as terrorism threats snarled air traffic Aug. 10. Welch took the opportunity to talk with two adults about salvation, and now they are scheduled to be baptized on Welch’s last Sunday as pastor of First Baptist Church in Daytona Beach, Fla., Aug. 27.
Church counters hateful graffiti with messages of love
FARMERSVILLE, Texas (BP)--Members of First Baptist Church in Farmersville, Texas, arrived for Sunday morning worship Aug. 13 to find anti-Christian and communist slogans scrawled across their church’s property. But instead of merely scrubbing the messages off the building and walkways, church members wrote messages of their own about God’s love for sinners around the graffiti.
X-Fuge campers embrace opportunity to serve
SAN DIEGO (BP)--San Diego locals don’t seem inclined to relocate, and it’s easy to see why.
FIRST-PERSON: An update on New Orleans
TAYLORS, S.C. (BP)--Words cannot express the depth of emotion that I have felt recently, having returned from a trip to New Orleans and surrounding areas.
FIRST-PERSON: Why pray for the peace of Jerusalem?
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (BP)--Is there anyone who is not painfully aware of the conflict that has been raging at both ends of Israel’s borders?