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' & churchATLANTA (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
Snowed in & grieving, DR leader did jobBUFFALO, N.Y. (BP) -- When the massive snowstorm hit Buffalo, N.Y., Mike Flannery was snowed in like his neighbors, and he and his wife Beverly were still mourning the loss of their son to cardiac arrest. Read MorePhoto by Mike Flannery
Netflix gives VeggieTales' Bob, Larry a new worldGLENDALE, Calif. (BP) – "VeggieTales in the House" premieres today (Nov. 26) as a new series exclusively on Netflix featuring the veggie characters that have modeled biblical principles for 21 years. Read More
Pilgrims & Baptists: the little known connectionNASHVILLE (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