Baptist Press Archive

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

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  • Teacher slain in Benghazi mourned yet honored by home church in Austin

    by Bonnie Pritchett, posted Wednesday, December 11, 2013 (4 years ago)

    Photo provided by Austin Stone Community Church
    AUSTIN, Texas (BP) -- Ronnie Smith and his family moved to Benghazi, Libya, 18 months ago so he could teach chemistry at the International School Benghazi, sensing God's call to be a light in a war-weary land. But on Dec. 5 while jogging, Smith was shot multiple times by perpetrators yet to be captured or claim responsibility for the attack. Read More

  • Interim Sunrise president appointed

    by Todd Deaton, posted Wednesday, December 11, 2013 (4 years ago)

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- Dale Suttles, Sunrise Children's Services' eastern region advancement director, has been named interim president by the Baptist child care agency's trustees. Read More

  • CDC reports decline in U.S. abortions

    by Emily Belz/WORLD News Service, posted Wednesday, December 11, 2013 (4 years ago)

    ATLANTA (BP) -- Abortions are on the decline in the United States, though numbers remain shockingly high in New York City, according to a CDC report released over Thanksgiving. Read More

  • WORLDVIEW: Late for Christmas

    by Erich Bridges, posted Wednesday, December 11, 2013 (4 years ago)

    As Christmas approaches, Erich Bridges asks readers if they have prepared a place this year in the "guest room" of their lives for Jesus, the promised Messiah. "Giving a quick nod toward the 'true meaning of Christmas' while gorging ourselves on holiday diversions doesn't even rise to the level of putting Jesus in the back room with the livestock, spiritually speaking," he writes. Read More