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  • ALS gripped him with life's 'big questions'

    by Erin Roach, posted Wednesday, November 26, 2014 (4 years ago)

    ATLANTA (BP) -- Jim Burton had no idea some odd footsteps were the first sign of ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease).

    "Normally when you walk, you have a heel to toe cadence. It's no big deal," said Burton, who has spent his career in Baptist work. Read More

  • Pastor faced cancer certain of Romans 8:28

    by Art Toalston, posted Tuesday, November 18, 2014 (4 years ago)

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    HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (BP) -- David Landrith, who led Long Hollow Baptist Church to be the first Tennessee church to baptize 1,000 people, died of cancer early this morning (Nov. 18).

    Landrith, 51, battled a rare form of cancer, colorectal melanoma, diagnosed in March 2013. He had been pastor of the Hendersonville church in the Nashville area church since 1997. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: When the body betrays

    by Terri Stovall, posted Wednesday, October 15, 2014 (4 years ago)

    Seminary professor Terri Stovall, a breast cancer survivor, writes on "When the body betrays," recounting her questions and thoughts about cancer's impact on "who I was, making me question whether I was less of a woman than ever before." Read More