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Disaster Relief volunteers respond to real-time disaster

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/ca0acef3-85ed-4069-a522-6b667a0e2aa0-Ark-ho... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> MONTROSE, Ark., (BP) -- On the morning of Jan. 16, two Arkansas Baptist Disaster Relief (ABDR) volunteers found themselves responding to a present emergency -- a real-time disaster.

NAMB, San Diego association back church planter facing deportation

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/0e13effd-e369-4182-800b-3108307d227c-Brefo-... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> SAN DIEGO (BP) -- The San Diego Southern Baptist Association (SDSBA) and the North American Mission Board (NAMB) are standing behind a British church planter and his family who are facing deportation at the end of the m

SBC DIGEST: Priscilla Shirer recovering; MLK Day of Service; NOBTS apologetics conference

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/4f1d8a8c-44f6-4607-9391-c02ed3142c5a-SBC-Di... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> <b>Priscilla Shirer recovering after lung surgery</b><br>By Staff<br><br>NASHVILLE (BP) -- Priscilla Shirer, Christian speaker, actress and author, is recovering from surgery to remove

Tennessee pastor stuck in India after judge retains passport

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/c5b55f8f-8632-40dd-8849-4dcf3f585137-Nerren... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (BP) -- 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 Friday (Jan.

Send Relief, churches serve Puerto Rico as needs persist

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/b76851e8-cc2b-4373-83ad-e6ee6fd65123-PR-ear... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> YAUCO, Puerto Rico (BP) -- Junior Martinez's church, Iglesia Bautista La Gracia (Grace Baptist Church) in Yauco, Puerto Rico, has served as a shelter for survivors following the Jan.

Global sporting events provide opportunity in Japan

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/46fb51f5-92c1-433f-8e7c-4bd73b6ddd06-Tokyo-... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> TOKYO (BP) -- Global sporting events bring nations together. Yes, rivals banter and boo, but myriad nations gathering because of a common love is also a beautiful sight.

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