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Diaper Lady & Diaper Man aid moms & families in Ky.JENKINS, Ky. (BP) -- Bessie and Lester McPeek are known throughout eastern Kentucky as the Diaper Lady and Diaper Man. They wouldn't want it any other way.
The McPeeks, married for 24 years, started a unique diaper distribution and parent education ministry in Jenkins, Ky., in 2001. Since then, they have given away more than 2 million diapers to single moms, unemployed families and others in the economically troubled region who are struggling to make ends meet.
As the area's once-thriving coal mines have gone out of business over the years, many ... Read More
FIRST-PERSON: What God looks like
Lynn Pryor ponders what God looks like. It's quite different, he notes, than a matter of physical characteristics. Read More
FIRST-PERSON: The God who speaks
Christians can have a unique experience with God, Randy Bennett writes, because He speaks to them. All the other gods in the world, he notes, do not speak to man. Read More
Pew: 25% of survey's Christians don't buy biblical GodWASHINGTON (BP) -- A fourth of self-identified Christians don't believe fully in the biblical description of God, Pew Research Center said in its latest study.
Rather, 25 percent of American Christians believe in what Pew described as "God or another higher power" who is not necessarily all-loving, omniscient and omnipotent as Scripture reveals.
"In total, three-quarters of U.S. Christians believe that God possesses all ... Read More
MercyMe saga opens big with two more faith films dueLOS ANGELES (BP) -- "I Can Only Imagine" opened third at the U.S. box office this past weekend as the Easter season heralds two more faith-based films.
The saga of forgiveness and triumph based on the hit MercyMe ballad brought in $17 million from just over 1,600 locations March 16–18, based on Box Office Mojo statistics, far exceeding industry insiders' advance projections of $12 million. It was the best opening of a faith-based film since "Heaven is for Real" opened at $22 million in 2014.
Affirm Film's "Paul, Apostle of Christ" opens March 23, followed March 30 by Pure Flix's "God's Not Dead: A Light in the Darkness." The latter is the third installment of the "God's Not Dead" series highlighting freedom of speech and religion, which debuted in 2014 as the highest grossing faith film that year at $60 million, according to Pure Flix Studio. Read More
FIRST-PERSON: Is God at home in you?
Frank Page takes note of an "intimate offer from our Lord" -- Jesus' promise in John 14 that He and the Father "will come and make their home with us." Read More
FIRST-PERSON: Revival & the glory of God
Doug Metzger recounts his realization that the motivation to pray for revival amid churches and a culture in decline must be, first and foremost, for the glory of God. Read More
FIRST-PERSON: Can God love me if I hate myself?
"God designed the Gospel for us unworthies," Cody Barnhart reminds of times when doubt or self-hate creep in. "Instead of being antithetical to God's salvation, your sickness and shame actually pave the way for it." Read More
9/11 petition seeks annual prayer, fasting, repentancePITTSBURGH (BP) -- The interdenominational Christian group "In God We Trust" has collected more than 97,000 signatures in petitioning President Donald Trump to declare Sept. 11 an annual day of prayer, fasting and repentance.
Driven by II Chronicles 7:14, the initiative seeks to "redeem the day" of Sept. 11, 2001, from the evil that took nearly 3,000 lives, and to return it to a confidence in God, said Don Black, founder of the two-year-old "In God We Trust" ministry leading the initiative.
"With the growing threat of terror at home and around the world, this is the time for ... Read More
SBC DIGEST: Dockery recuperating after heart attack; Have 'VIP,' Hawkins tells Gateway students; 'Insanity of God' encores slated; Union's Scripture marathon continues
SBC Digest: Dockery recuperating after heart attack; Have 'VIP,' GuideStone's O.S. Hawkins tells Gateway Seminary students; 'Insanity of God' encores slated by LifeWay Films; Union University's Scripture reading marathon continues. Read More