FROM THE STATES: Addiction ministry support team started in New England; Alabama agencies to require background checks

Today's From the States features items from: The Baptist Convention of New England (Mass.) and The Alabama Baptist (Ala.).

IMB worker Andy Leininger dies at 56

Andrew (Andy) N. Leininger, who served as a Christian worker in the former Soviet Union for 22 years, died in his home state of Missouri on October 13, 2019. He was 56.

'Rachel's Courage' evident at Little Axe homecoming

The Oklahoma community of Little Axe greets Rachel Scott, a cheerleader who is battling cancer, returns by medical helicopter to present the homecoming game ball.

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