NASHVILLE (BP) – The capacity for help from Southern Baptist Disaster Relief is high. In fact, one key disaster relief leader says it ranks right up there with the American Red Cross and the Salvation Army in resources available to people in crisis. Still, that’s not what sets it apart among relief organizations. Coy Webb, the crisis response director for Send Relief, says it’s the intentional Gospel focus that makes Southern Baptist Disaster Relief stand out.
NASHVILLE (BP) – This week’s Bible study is adapted from the Explore the Bible curriculum, and will focus on 2 Kings 19:10-19, 32-34.
ATLANTA (AP) — Jared Bernhardt has traded in his stick for the pigskin. Just two years after being honored as the nation’s top college lacrosse player, Bernhardt is trying to make it as an NFL receiver with the Atlanta Falcons.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s Supreme Court is keeping the state’s near-total abortion ban in effect. The high court says the state's ban will remain in place while it reviews arguments by abortion clinics challenging the state law. It was the latest legal setback for the two remaining abortion clinics in Kentucky — both in Louisville.
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Deshaun Watson has reached a settlement with the NFL and will serve an 11-game suspension and pay a $5 million fine rather than risk missing his first season as quarterback of the Cleveland Browns following accusations of sexual misconduct. Watson was accused of sexual assault and harassment by two dozen women while he played for the Houston Texans.