Baptist Press Archive

Monday, September 22, 2014

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  • ACP accurate, helps churches, leaders say

    by David Roach, posted Monday, September 22, 2014 (4 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- With more than 80 percent of churches participating, the Southern Baptist Convention's yearly statistical survey of cooperating congregations is seen by many as a model of denominational record keeping that plays a vital role in formulating missions strategy. Read More

  • Mental illness remains taboo topic for pastors

    by Bob Smietana , posted Monday, September 22, 2014 (4 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- One in four Americans has suffered from some kind of mental illness. Many look to their church for spiritual guidance in times of distress. But a new LifeWay study shows they are unlikely to find much help on Sunday mornings. Read More

  • N. Iraq: Grave danger as winter approaches

    by Mark Kelly, posted Monday, September 22, 2014 (4 years ago)

    Photo by Joseph Rose/BGR
    KURDISTAN (BP) -- Seasons are changing and summer's heat is passing, but forcibly displaced families in northern Iraq are worried because winter will soon bring bitter cold, and many of them may not survive. Read More

  • 'I'd rather die,' Chibok schoolgirl says

    by Diana Chandler, posted Monday, September 22, 2014 (4 years ago)

    WASHINGTON (BP) -- Saa* sat with other schoolgirls piled on the back of the large truck as it made its way past a Nigerian village in the dark of night. Read More

  • Moore: Christians face new, challenging day

    by Tom Strode, posted Monday, September 22, 2014 (4 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Christians in an increasingly secularized society face the challenge of evangelizing people in a culture that does not know the right questions nor answers, Russell D. Moore said in his report to the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission's trustees. Read More

  • A.T. Robertson & his 'monumental achievement'

    by S. Craig Sanders, posted Monday, September 22, 2014 (4 years ago)

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- On the afternoon of Sept. 24, 1934, A.T. Robertson pondered over a difficult text in his Greek New Testament. Leaving a mark on Matthew 6:11, Robertson walked out of his office in Norton Hall at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary to teach his Greek class. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Social media do's & don'ts

    by Susie Hawkins, posted Monday, September 22, 2014 (4 years ago)

    DALLAS (BP) -- Social media has radically altered the cultural landscape. As ministry wives, we have an unparalleled opportunity via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. to contribute to the good of our church, family and community. But as in everything, social media also can cause great harm. Read More

  • BP Ledger, Sept. 22, 2014

    by Staff, posted Monday, September 22, 2014 (4 years ago)

    Today's BP Ledger contains items from:

    World News Service

    National Religious Broadcasters

    Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

    University of Mobile Read More