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NASHVILLE (BP) -- The year LifeWay Christian Resources was formed, Thomas Edison filed a patent for a motion picture device, the game of basketball was invented and Arthur Conan Doyle penned his first Sherlock Holmes novel. more
When the Berlin Wall went up in 1961, a barrier 103 miles long and 13 feet high enclosed West Berlin. It cut off some people from jobs, churches, families and friends. Several Baptist churches in West Berlin lost hundreds of members, some half their membership. In East Germany the wall was considered a necessary way to staunch the loss of its people who went West and didn't return. At least 77 people died trying to cross the barrier. more
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (BP) -- A Southern Baptist Church has chosen as its top candidate for pastor a church leader accused of abusing two teenagers, at least one sexually, when he was a youth pastor 17 years ago. more
LILBURN, Ga. (BP) -- Christian stand-up comedian John Crist has confessed to "sexual sin and addiction struggles," canceling the remainder of his 2019 tour after several women accused him of sexting, harassment and manipulation. more
ISLAND CREEK, Ky. (KT) – It’s no wonder that Jason Johnson feels right at home at Creekside Church. more
ALPHARETTA, Ga. (BP) -- Often when you hear an "expert" speak or write about reaching a particular generation, it will inevitably be someone from an older generation. For example, you'll have a baby boomer or Generation X-er talking about how to connect with millennials or Gen Z. more
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) -- Messengers to the Kentucky Baptist Convention (KBC) Annual Meeting are scheduled to consider six resolutions on November 12. Topics range from sexual abuse, gambling to soul … more
INDONESIA (BP) -- Nick* felt like he had no reason to live. His depression became so overwhelming that he wanted to die. One day he climbed to the top of a bridge and was about to jump. more
Two black-speckled bananas are on my kitchen counter. If you stopped by the parsonage and saw them, you would probably suck in air through your teeth.  You’d tell me to throw them away but I won’t; they’re too valuable.  I know if I take a few ingredients that are not-so-delicious by themselves:  flour, soda, oil, vanilla (have you ever tasted pure vanilla?!) and eggs, then throw in some sugar, those over-ripe bananas will become something wonderful…banana bread.  more
FORT GIBSON, Okla. (BP) -- It has been nearly 18 years since the darkest day of Lonnie Rowan's life. On Dec. 31, 2001, Rowan fell into a brush fire on his Ft. Gibson, Okla., property. With burns over 35 percent of his body, doctors gave him a 1 percent chance to live. more
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