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  • Abortion facility now a Baptist office

    by Brian Koonce, posted Friday, January 18, 2008 (11 years ago)

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (BP)--What a difference two years -- and the Hand of God -- can make.

    In October 2005, the building at 1837 East Cherry Street in Springfield, Mo., was home to the Springfield Healthcare Center, one of four abortion providers in Missouri.

    Fast forward to December 2007, and 1837 East Cherry Street –- once a house of darkness and death –- is now the Springfield office of the Missouri Baptist Children's Home.

    "God has taken a building that was used to destroy life an... Read More

  • Pregnancy counselor's goal is to save lives

    by Carolyn Nichols, posted Friday, January 18, 2008 (11 years ago)

    LEESBURG, Fla. (BP)--Wanda Kohn, director of the Pregnancy Care Center at First Baptist Church in Leesburg, Fla., said she is in the people business. She is enthusiastically pro-life on behalf of unborn babies whose futures are in danger and on behalf of their mothers who don't know the love and forgiveness Jesus offers.

    "One purpose is to save the babies, but our bigger purpose is to draw people to Christ," she told the Florida Baptist Witness.

    The Pregnancy Care Center in Leesburg is... Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: I was the product of a rape

    by Ronnie Hill, posted Friday, January 18, 2008 (11 years ago)

    FORT WORTH, Texas (BP)--Sandra was a 17-year-old girl who was with her mom and dad on a fall vacation visiting family friends. The friends they were visiting had an 18-year-old son.

    One evening both families decided to go down and look at the beautiful pond, but the son asked Sandra to stay back at the house. When all the family members were gone, he lured her into the utility room of their home where he raped her. Sandra did not tell anyone about this because she thought it was her fault.... Read More

  • EDITORIAL: Pennies from heaven

    by Will Hall, posted Friday, January 18, 2008 (11 years ago)

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--"Just keep them. They're not worth much anyway."

    It's a common exchange I see when I stop at the gas station for a soda, or when I stand in line at a restaurant to pay the bill. People simply just don't value the penny anymore. Some give them away. A few even throw them in the trash rather than carry the coins in a pocket or purse.

    There's even been a move in recent years to get rid of pennies altogether. In 2002 and again in 2006, a bill was introduced in Congre... Read More