ALS gripped him with life's 'big questions' ATLANTA (BP) -- Jim Burton had no idea some odd footsteps were the first sign of ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease).
"Normally when you walk, you have a heel to toe cadence. It's no big deal," said Burton, who has spent his career in Baptist work. Read More
ALS, the 'blue zone' & church ATLANTA (BP) -- Sometimes a critical health diagnosis may be short-lived and the patient returns to good health. Then there are times when the news forces an individual to face their mortality.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) has had an extraordinary amount of exposure due to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge earlier this year. Read More
Pilgrims & Baptists: the little known connection NASHVILLE (BP) -- If not for a Baptist church split, the Pilgrims might never have come to America.
John Smyth, who often is credited with being the first Baptist, pastored a church where many of the Christians who later came to be known as Pilgrims were members. Read More