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Baptist Press - Jul 11, 2014 5:22 PM

ALEXANDRIA, La. (BP) -- There are atheists and liberals, some who are both, who believe there is no need for God in order for morality to be maintained in a society. They argue that people can act morally apart from a supreme authority.I agree that peo ...more

Baptist Press - Jul 11, 2014 5:22 PM

EDITOR'S NOTE: 2nd VIEW is a key Baptist Press story that has been posted within the past several days. For a listing of additional key stories in Baptist Press in recent days, always take a look at the daily RECENT NEWS listing.Originally posted July ...more

Baptist Press - Jul 11, 2014 5:22 PM

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (BP) -- Brittney Hanvey says she doesn't quite know what made her pull over to the side of the road back in January to offer a homeless man a biscuit. But that seemingly small act set off a chain of events that helped transform a life.

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Baptist Press - Jul 11, 2014 5:22 PM

WASHINGTON (BP) -- Shin Dong-Hyuk spoke in a calm monotone as he recounted how North Korean prison guards dangled him over a fire when he was a teenager. Thinking the guards would reward him, Shin spoke of his mother and older brother's plans to flee the ...more

Baptist Press - Jul 11, 2014 5:22 PM

NAIROBI, Kenya (BP) -- Kenya's coastal communities are reeling from terrorist attacks claimed by members of the Somali-based al-Shabab organization. But in the face of these attacks, many missionaries in Kenya say they are focusing on the people's need fo ...more

Baptist Press - Jul 11, 2014 5:22 PM

WASHINGTON (BP) -- Congressional Democrats have set themselves against the Supreme Court in the battle over religious liberty, and the lead Southern Baptist spokesman on the issue is urging legislative leaders not to erode the First Amendment right.Dem ...more

Baptist Press - Jul 11, 2014 5:22 PM

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (BP) -- As a former Texan, my heart goes to the border of Texas. As a born-again Christian, the Gospel of Jesus Christ calls me to compassionate action for those who are suffering right now as a result of the immigration crisis, especiall ...more

Baptist Press - Jul 11, 2014 5:22 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (BP) -- Jordan O'Donnell is in a hurry. The 21-year-old Virginia Tech senior weaves his way through the sea of raucous futebol (soccer) fans jamming Rio's streets. But O'Donnell isn't headed to the match of the day, Ecuador vs. France. Inst ...more

Baptist Press - Jul 09, 2014 4:52 PM

NASHVILLE (BP) -- This weekly Bible study appears in Baptist Press in a partnership with LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention. Through its Leadership and Adult Publishing team, LifeWay publishes Sunday School curricula and additi ...more

Baptist Press - Jul 09, 2014 4:52 PM

BALTIMORE (BP) -- Justin Harrell had just struck up a conversation with a 13-year-old boy while waiting to meet up with friends for dinner in Baltimore. He asked the boy, "Do you know Jesus?" At first the boy gave an incredulous look, but then he liste ...more