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Good news amidst war in Ukraine

Nicole Lee, IMB
January 21 2020

In 2014, war broke out in Ukraine and continues in a portion of the country today. Those living in the war zone survive day to day amid rubble, poverty and chaos. Infrastructure has collapsed, jobs are non-existent, food is scarce and the sound of bombs dropping is commonplace... read more

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NOBTS apologetics conference addresses tough questions

Marilyn Stewart, NOBTS
January 21 2020

Top apologists from around the world, including John Lennox and Alister McGrath, addressed a crowd of 400 gathered at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS) for the annual Defend the Faith event Jan... read more

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Priscilla Shirer recovering after lung surgery

Baptist Press Staff
January 21 2020

Priscilla Shirer, Christian speaker, actress and author, is recovering from surgery to remove a node from her left lung Jan. 13. Her husband Jerry posted a brief update on the Facebook page of Shirer's ministry Going Beyond with Priscilla Shirer... read more

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Hendersonville church models revitalization

Liz Tablazon, BR Assistant Editor
January 20 2020

Ebenezer Baptist Church in Hendersonville, N.C., averaged 70-80 people in attendance five years ago. Today there are more than 500 members. Steven Blanton, senior pastor of Ebenezer Baptist, attributes the growth to “God’s favor and a willing people... read more

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Tennessee pastor stuck in India after judge retains passport

Diana Chandler, Baptist Press
January 20 2020

There are no immediate options to bring home a U.S. pastor whose passport was confiscated in India on a customs charge, his wife told Baptist Press (BP) Jan. 17 after his fifth unsuccessful court appearance... read more