by Janet Chismar, posted Monday, December 10, 2001 (18 years ago)
VIENNA, Va. (BP)--It was supposed to be a night of intercession. Instead, some 800 people crowded into Vienna (Va.) Presbyterian Church Dec. 3 to praise the Lord for Heather Mercer's rescue from Afghanistan and to hear her gripping testimony. Read More
by Jerry Rankin, posted Monday, December 10, 2001 (18 years ago)
RICHMOND, Va. (BP)--For three years the International Mission Board has been focusing the attention of Southern Baptists on "The Unfinished Task." Our Lord commissioned us with the task -- to disciple the nations -- almost 2,000 years ago. Read More
by Claude Thomas, posted Monday, December 10, 2001 (18 years ago)
EULESS, Texas (BP)--We are entering into the most wonderful time of the year. Many of us are planning our Christmas vacations or shopping for Christmas toys. Our families join together to decorate trees and houses with bright lights and ornaments. We will attend Christmas parties and celebrate the season with friends. Many will visit a church for the first time this year. And the entire world joins together to celebrate this special season. Read More
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