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  • After fire: FBC Bossier City sees 'great days ahead'

    by Diana Chandler, posted Monday, December 17, 2018 (2 months ago)

    Photo courtesy of Brad Jurkovich
    BOSSIER CITY, La. (BP) -- Days after fire destroyed about 75 percent of its campus, First Baptist Church of Bossier City praised God amid anticipation for "great days ahead."

    "I get exciting about dreaming, and building and developing ministry to reach even more people for Jesus," pastor Brad Jurkovich told his congregation in Dec. 16 worship in its main sanctuary, spared in the Dec. 10 fire that raged about five hours.

    "We have a generational moment as a church," Jurkovich said. "And how we've responded this first seven days, [how] we respond the next seven months, will really set a tone for the future of this ministry, with our prayer, our faith, our hope, unity, serving and staying together." Read More

  • In NYC, trustees deepen their church planting vision

    by Brandon Elrod, posted Wednesday, October 10, 2018 (4 months ago)

    NAMB photo by Hayley Catt
    NEW YORK CITY (BP) -- As the No. 7 New York City subway line rises from underground in Queens, N.Y., passengers then find themselves riding above one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the world.

    In the school system alone, 176 languages are spoken among an estimated 800 languages spoken in Queens.

    A group of NAMB trustees and staff exited the subway to meet church planting missionaries Adam Bishop, Silvanus Bhandari and Joseph Biswas on the aptly-named Diversity Plaza in ... Read More

  • Gospel harvest plentiful at colleges, leader says

    by Diana Chandler, posted Friday, September 07, 2018 (5 months ago)

    Photo from City Church Tallahassee
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (BP) -- More than 700 Tallahassee college students attended the 2018 fall semester launch of City Church U, the college ministry of City Church in Tallahassee, Fla., yielding at least five decisions for Christ.

    Likely, others will come to Christ as volunteer on-campus student leaders build community among the three colleges the ministry reaches, City Church college director Hunter Leavine told Baptist Press.

    City Church held "Launch at Langford" on the Langford Green lawn of Florida State University (FSU) Wednesday evening (Sept. 5), rallying to reap a Gospel harvest that Leavine considers plentiful. Read More

  • NASCAR church answer to pastor's prayers

    by Mike Creswell, posted Wednesday, July 22, 2015 (3 years ago)

    Photo from Biblical Recorder
    HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (BP) -- You don't have to like NASCAR to be part of Mission City Church.

    But for now, it appears to help.

    That's because the new church plant meets in the famous Joe Gibbs Racing shop in Huntersville, N.C., just north of Charlotte. Read More

  • Gay marriage festering in CA, AL, PCUSA

    by David Roach, posted Thursday, March 19, 2015 (3 years ago)

    "The crux of the matter is this: Does the Bible define morality or does our experience define morality?"

    -- Jeff Iorg

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- From churches in California and Alabama to the largest Presbyterian denomination in America, gay marriage continues to prompt concern in the larger evangelical community. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Staying in the Bay Area

    by Jeff Iorg, posted Tuesday, March 17, 2015 (3 years ago)

    As City Church San Francisco embraces same-sex marriage, Golden Gate Seminary President Jeff Iorg reminds that the SBC seminary is building a new Bay Area campus, maintaining its commitment to "shaping leaders who expand God's Kingdom in one of the most challenging ministry settings in North America." Read More