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FIRST-PERSON: Say a prayer for school bus drivers
Erich Bridges, a rookie school bus driver after 30-plus years in Baptist journalism, agonizes over the loss of six young lives in Chattanooga. "Like many people, I took school bus drivers for granted before becoming one," he writes. "Not anymore." Read More
Grief & prayer after Tenn. school bus tragedyCHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (BP) -- When police chaplain and Southern Baptist pastor Anthony Baker arrived at the hospital hours after an elementary school bus accident killed five and injured 32 others, he picked up crayons and joined distraught children coloring scenes on paper.
A school bus driver himself for the past 16 years, Baker was uniquely positioned to minister to those awaiting word on their loved ones at the T.C. Thompson campus of Erlanger Children's Hospital Nov. 21 in Chattanooga, Tenn. Read More
FIRST-PERSON: Chattanooga killings & radical Islamism
The killing of five servicemen in Chattanooga reflects the reality of a "multi-decadal war against radical Islamism," Ed Stetzer writes. Yet amid such conflict, Christians are called to "love our neighbors, including our Muslim ones," he notes. Read More
Church places Marine flag at serviceman's seatWOODSTOCK, Ga. (BP) -- A single Marine flag stood in place at the orchestra chair where Skip Wells had played the clarinet for many years at First Baptist Church in Woodstock, Ga.
Members of the Atlanta-area church took time to pray Sunday (July 19) for the families of Lance Cpl. Skip Wells, 21, and four other servicemen killed by a gunman who attacked a military recruitment office July 16 a little more than an hour away in Chattanooga, Tenn. Read More
Tenn. Baptist injured in Chattanooga shootingCHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (BP) -- When Eric Stitts, pastor of Bayside Baptist Church, heard of the domestic terrorism attack on two military facilities in Chattanooga, Tenn., July 16, his first thought was disbelief.
Then he turned his attention and prayers to the many policemen in his church, located in nearby Harrison, who he knew would be called to the scene. Read More