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Charles W. Draper, beloved scholar-teacher, dies at 70LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- Charles W. Draper, a professor of Boyce College and chair of the school's department of biblical studies, died from a heart attack June 25. He was 70.
"Professor Charlie Draper was a cherished member of the Boyce College and Southern Seminary faculty, and he will be greatly missed," said R. Albert
Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and Boyce College. Read More
FROM THE STATES: Wash., N.M. and Ky. evangelism/missions news; 'We have only one thing -- the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ'
Today's From the States features items from: Northwest Baptist Witness; (Washington); Baptist New Mexican; Western Recorder (Kentucky) Read More
High court backs church in public benefits caseWASHINGTON (BP) -- The U.S. Supreme Court struck a blow Monday (June 26) for the freedom of churches to participate in government programs with secular purposes.
Seven of the high court's nine justices agreed the state of Missouri violated a church's right to exercise its faith freely by barring it from participating in a government-run, playground-resurfacing program. In its opinion, the court said excluding Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia "from a public benefit for which it is otherwise qualified, solely because it is a church, is odious" to the U.S. ... Read More
'Run the Race' explores questions of life & faithPHOENIX (BP) -- Where is God when bad things happen? An upcoming film says He is pursuing you in the midst of those trying times.
Following two teenage brothers, Zach and Dave Truett, "Run the Race" poses tough questions and is meant to stir up conversations about faith, according to filmmakers Jake McEntire and Trey Brunson. Read More