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U.S. urged to open doors to Christian refugees, asylum seekers

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/beb7b28b-0b28-406a-93db-c2147df64a19-Myanma... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> WASHINGTON (BP) -- Christians fleeing religious persecution abroad are increasingly denied access to safety in the U.S., according to a new report urging the Trump administration to reverse the trend.<br><

Christian groups oppose ICE rule on international students

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/5008bbc2-111f-43ce-bb22-86877d8b8f4e-Chad-W... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> WASHINGTON (AP) -- Leaders of 12 Christian organizations on Friday urged the Trump administration to rescind a policy requiring international students to leave the U.S.

Florida Hispanic churches suffer deaths, illness in local COVID-19 surge

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/8720758f-72d0-497a-af4f-113aa6f43750-Punto-... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> MIAMI (BP) -- In the middle of one of the highest COVID-19 surges worldwide, pastors serving Florida's hard-hit Hispanic community are suffering illnesses among their respective congregations while continuing th

SBC DIGEST: NOBTS reimagines women's programs; LifeWay wins 8 Spanish publishing awards

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/d32b7609-301f-4786-b069-51df59b85d56-SBC-Di... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> <b>NOBTS reimagines programs for women, introduces 'Prepare Her' website</b><br>By Marilyn Stewart<br><br>NEW ORLEANS -- Affirming that women are an asset to the church and in

As non-whites become majority, youth ministries adjust

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/c44f1ba0-78d9-435a-9cda-aba564166faf-Minist... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> ORANGE, Calif. (BP) -- For Ricardo Vides, young adults pastor at Ministerios Betesda Church in Orange, Calif., approaching ministry from an ethnically diverse perspective is just reality.

Moore, others ask Trump not to rescind DACA

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/e56bc284-0ad1-434f-b0cb-7dba8d5aea0d-immigr... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> WASHINGTON (BP) -- Southern Baptist ethicist Russell Moore and other evangelical Christian leaders have asked President Trump to hold off on another effort to rescind a program for certain undocumented immi

Trauma-healing ministry reaches refugees in Uganda

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/94b4683f-d5c2-4647-8073-36a8e7ca74c9-Sudane... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> ARUA DISTRICT, Uganda (BP) -- The South Sudanese people who live in the Rhino Camp Refugee Settlement in Uganda know Deborah* is an outsider. They can see it on her skin.

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