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  • BGEA releases new My Hope film ‘Decisions’

    September 30 2016 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    BGEA releases new My Hope film ‘Decisions’

    As evangelist Billy Graham approaches his 98th birthday, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association has released a new video in the My Hope outreach that has reportedly led more than 10 million to Christ internationally. Graham’s son Franklin delivers the gospel in the new evangelistic film “Decisions,” a 28-minute free resource.

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  • Discerning ministry call focus of new book

    September 30 2016 by T. Patrick Hudson, MBTS | with 0 comments
    Discerning ministry call focus of new book

    Jason Allen believes there are 10 questions that will help a Christ-follower decide whether or not they are being called by God into the ministry. “The impetus of this book stems back to memories of confusion and a lack of direction as I was sensing God’s calling in my own life,” Allen said of the book.

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  • ‘Great things from God’ seen by seminarians abroad

    September 30 2016 by SWBTS Staff | with 0 comments
    ‘Great things from God’ seen by seminarians abroad

    This summer, Southwestern deployed five mission teams around the world who experienced divine appointments. God prepared the hearts of many whom they encountered, and the teams collectively saw 128 people profess Jesus as Lord. In addition, seeds were planted for future decisions, and local leaders gained added equipping for reaching the world for Christ.

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  • Where’s the priority to help genocide victims?

    September 30 2016 by Evan Wilt, WORLD News Service | with 0 comments
    Where’s the priority to help genocide victims?

    A bipartisan group of lawmakers on Sept. 22 bemoaned the Obama administration’s lack of action since acknowledging the ongoing genocide of religious and ethnic minorities in the Middle East. “They made the genocide declaration but now what? And the now what has been a big zero,” said Rep. Chris Smith.

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  • ‘Modern Family’ debuts transgender child character

    September 30 2016 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘Modern Family’ debuts transgender child character

    An 8-year-old girl who lives as a transgender boy appears on ABC’s Modern Family, portraying a transgender friend of Lily, the daughter of the show’s leading gay couple, the series’ director has announced. Jeff Johnston, issues analyst for the marriage and parenting group Focus on the Family, said the episode would likely confuse children.

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  • Study: Americans love God & Bible, fuzzy on details

    September 29 2016 by Bob Smietana, Facts & Trends | with 0 comments
    Study: Americans love God & Bible, fuzzy on details

    Americans apparently don’t know much about theology, according to a study released Sept. 28. Most say God wrote the Bible. But they’re not sure everything in it is true. Those are among the findings of a survey of American views on Christian theology from LifeWay Research, who conducted the study April 14-20.

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  • See You At the Pole launches ‘I Am Hope’ outreach

    September 29 2016 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    See You At the Pole launches ‘I Am Hope’ outreach

    An estimated million or more students globally publicly gathered around school flagpoles Sept. 28 and prayed to the Lord Jesus Christ. The annual See You At the Pole interdenominational Christian outreach is augmented this year with the launch of the I Am Hope outreach leading up to the release of the film I Am Not Ashamed.

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  • Disney film true tale of Christian faith, triumph

    September 29 2016 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Disney film true tale of Christian faith, triumph

    A girl living in poverty in the Katwe slums of Kampala, Uganda, becomes a national chess champion and enriches her life with Christ in Disney’s Queen of Katwe, based on a true story of struggle and triumph. Disney maintains faith elements in telling the story of young Phiona Mutesi who became a national chess champion.

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