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Prayer draws 'God's wing of protection' over Ukrainian city
The eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv was expected to be one of the first cities to fall to pro-Russian separatists. However, the city remains relatively peaceful, and some locals say it is because God has answered the prayers of those who gather each morning on the main square to pray for their city and for Ukraine.
Church gives back after tragic bus crash
Nearly a year ago, six senior adults from Front Street Baptist Church in Statesville, N.C., were killed and 12 others severely injured in a bus accident near Dandridge, Tenn. The accident also claimed the lives of two other people. Members of the church returned to the Dandridge area in July to say thank you and to minister locally.
Suicide of Ergun Caner's son reported
Braxton Caner, 15-year-old son of Ergun and Jill Caner, committed suicide July 29, according to various reports on social media.
Keith Collier elected as TEXAN's editor
The Southern Baptists of Texas Convention's Executive Board has elected Keith Collier as communications associate and editor of the SBTC's Southern Baptist TEXAN newsjournal.
FROM THE SEMINARIES: MBTS, SBTS
Baptist Press releases news items from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
FIRST-PERSON: It's a team harvest
When someone turns to faith in Christ, Ben Simpson notes that it often is the result of the witness, influence and nurture of many people in a person's life.
2nd VIEW: 'Staggering' number of believers in China, Christian workers say
Alexander and Maggie Kirkpatrick* moved to East Asia in 1989 -- the same year as the Tiananmen Square massacre. Their wedding anniversary shares the same date. In their 25 years of service, the Kirkpatricks watched China change and the church boom. The Christian workers say the number of believers in the country is "staggering."