DETROIT (AP) — Nearly 43,000 people were killed on U.S. roads last year. That's the highest number in 16 years as Americans returned to the highways after the pandemic forced many to stay at home.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (BP) – A substantial drop in the number of adoptions in the United States coincided with the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report.
PRAGUE, Czechoslovakia (BP) – Mothers and their youngsters who fled Ukraine for safety to Prague are “broken-hearted, desperate, searching for hope,” LeAnna Hall told Baptist Press. Hall’s idea for children and moms in the church to write letters of encouragement that would point the Ukrainian refugees “to the hope they could have in Jesus Christ,” is spreading across Oklahoma and the nation.
CLEARWATER, Fla. (BP) – A public baptism including more than 130 changed lives is significant on its own. But an onlooker’s response may be the biggest memory for Matt Laughter, worship pastor for the East Lake campus of Calvary Church.
ONTARIO, Canada (BP) – During its annual meeting last week, the Canadian National Baptist Convention confirmed Jeff Christopherson as the convention’s new National Ministry Leader/Executive Director. A native Canadian, Christopherson was previously serving as the convention’s multiplying church catalyst and as co-vocational pastor of The Sanctuary in Oakville, Ontario.