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Soap opera-style 'En Familia' makes impact across the Americas
CALI, Colombia (BP)--Saving souls with soap operas? It's happening. Spanish speakers throughout North and South America are coming to Christ through "En Familia" -- a video series produced and directed by a Southern Baptist missionary. Read More
Teen's first solo witness stirred terminally ill grandmother to faith
ORLANDO, Fla. (BP)--"I don't know why anybody would think that I'm doing anything special," said Katie Cox, a teenage soul-winner. "I thought God told everybody to witness." Read More
Neb. farmers responsive to Baptist seeds of faith
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (BP)--Don Stricker slowly climbs down from his mammoth John Deere tractor and surveys the dark soil he has been tilling all morning. Looking in all directions, all he can see is land, sky, and more land and sky. Read More
Seminarian goes to fellow bikers with 'smell-your-breath evangelism'
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)--Perhaps in no single place can one find more helmets, Harleys and heathens. Converging on the "Biker Boogie" festival in Bean Blossom, Ind., thousands of motorcyclists from across the country annually transform a simple field into a sea of dirt, beer and exhaust.
"It's like walking into Sodom and Gomorrah. Nothing is not happening," said Jeff Washburn, a student at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky.
Yet even surrounded by the leather and lawlessnes... Read More
NAMB official cautions churches to be wary of renewal weekends
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--When several members of a Georgia Baptist church were invited to attend a weekend of spiritual renewal, their pastor, Paul Mason, didn't give it a second thought. After all, "Tres Dias" (Spanish for three days) sounded like it was a normal, weekend getaway sponsored by a mainline religious denomination. Read More