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  • Bible journaling helps readers engage Scripture

    by Lisa Cannon Green, posted Wednesday, August 23, 2017 (8 months ago)

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    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (BP) -- Dawn Rush was horrified when her teenage daughter, Ashley, started drawing in her Bible.

    "She was writing all over the Word of God!" said Rush, who attends New Vision Baptist Church in Murfreesboro. "She kept asking me to paint in her Bible. That gave me panic attacks."

    But treating Scripture as a canvas wasn't a sign of disrespect, Rush discovered. Instead, it helped Ashley connect with God as she overcame severe depression. Read More

  • Greens' Museum of Bible to offer free admission

    by Diana Chandler, posted Friday, August 11, 2017 (8 months ago)

    WASHINGTON (BP) -- The Museum of the Bible slated to open in November in Washington will offer free admission while reserving special perks for members, the museum announced today (Aug. 11).

    The museum, founded by Hobby Lobby President Steve Green and family, joins the ranks of such notable venues as the Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History in suggesting a donation in lieu of an admission fee, in this case $15.

    Timed entry may be reserved online for guests and members at the museum slated to open Nov. 17. Read More

  • Hobby Lobby to forfeit Bible artifacts, pay $3M fine

    by Diana Chandler, posted Thursday, July 06, 2017 (9 months ago)

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    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (BP) -- Hobby Lobby Stores will forfeit thousands of improperly acquired ancient biblical artifacts and pay a $3 million fine in a civil settlement the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced July 5.

    The settlement closed a federal investigation of the store's 2010 purchase and subsequent importation of more than 5,500 artifacts from dealers who did not disclose the items' Iraqi origin. Hobby Lobby paid $1.6 million for the artifacts, including Assyrian and Babylonian cuneiform tablets, bricks and clay bullae used in ancient writings and seals. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Let's talk

    by Art Toalston, posted Thursday, July 06, 2017 (9 months ago)

    There's plenty to talk about in Scripture, Art Toalston writes. "Let's talk about it personally, deeply and frequently," he exhorts. "Let's talk in our families, in our churches, in every venue where we spend a portion of our lives." Read More

  • Study: Americans fond of Bible, but how many read it?

    by Bob Smietana, posted Tuesday, April 25, 2017 (one year ago)

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    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Americans appear to have a positive view of the Bible. And many say Scripture is filled with moral lessons for today.

    However, more than half of Americans have read little or none of the Bible, a study released today (April 25) by LifeWay Research shows. Less than a quarter of those who have ever read a Bible have a systematic plan for reading Scripture each day. And a third of Americans never pick it up on their own, according to the survey that the research firm conducted this past fall. Read More

  • LifeWay to offer free breakfast, workshops at SBC

    by Carol Pipes, posted Friday, April 21, 2017 (one year ago)

    PHOENIX (BP) -- Southern Baptists will learn more about the newly revised Christian Standard Bible (CSB) translation at the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in Phoenix June 13-14.

    LifeWay Christian Resources will host a free breakfast focusing on "Discipleship through the Word." Read More

  • 'Bible Answer Man' embraces Eastern Orthodoxy

    by Ben Hawkins, posted Monday, April 17, 2017 (one year ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- "Bible Answer Man" Hank Hanegraaff has answered evangelicals' questions about Scripture and Christianity for nearly three decades in his nationally syndicated broadcast, but his recent decision to join the Orthodox church has left some Southern Baptists with more questions than answers.

    Among those assessing Hanegraaff's decision are leaders of the Bott Radio Network, which has broadcast the "Bible Answer Man" since the 1980s -- in fact, since before Hanegraaff joined the show in 1989. Read More

  • Ky. puts focus on Bible with new laws, executive action

    by Tom Latek/Kentucky Today, posted Thursday, April 13, 2017 (one year ago)

    Having declared 2017 the Year of the Bible, Gov. Matt Bevin has now signed two bills into law to make clear to teachers and administrators that Scripture is welcome in Kentucky public schools. Read More

  • Friends of Refugees revived her missionary call

    by Joe Westbury, posted Wednesday, March 29, 2017 (one year ago)

    Photo by Joe Westbury/Christian Index
    CLARKSTON, Ga. (BP) -- How is the best way to be a missionary? For Pat Maddox the answer was simple.

    You just put yourself in the shoes of people you want to serve, understand their needs, and then meet those needs without expecting anything in return.

    That was the genesis of Friends of Refugees and many other servanthood ministries now under its umbrella at Clarkston International Bible Church in metro Atlanta. Read More

  • After the laughs & giggles, they learn God's Word

    by Lonnie Wilkey/Baptist and Reflector, posted Friday, February 24, 2017 (one year ago)

    GATLINBURG, Tenn. (BP) -- The youth of Roaring Fork Baptist Church are not unlike countless other teenagers participating in Youth Bible Drill, preparing for associational and state competitions later this spring.

    What sets the Roaring Fork youth apart from other groups is where they practice -- one of the bathrooms and showers at Camp Smoky, owned and operated by the Sevier County Association of Baptists in Tennessee. Read More