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MIAMI (FBW)—A green 20-year-old infantry private in November of 1944, Wendell King was marching away from a German town his company had just captured when a machine gun opened fire.
SUN CITY CENTER (FBW)—Keeping kids warm in a rural one-room schoolhouse in Missouri wasn't an easy task for young Harry Landis.
ORLANDO (FBW)—The numbers are staggering:
JACKSONVILLE (FBW)—Florida Baptists responded quickly as Tropical Storm Noel spread across the Caribbean, lashing the Dominican Republic and pounding Haiti, becoming the deadliest storm of the 2007 Atlantic hurricane season, with the greatest devastation on the island of Hispaniola.
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A relatively new doctrinal position known as "Open Theism" continues to gain acceptance in some Evangelical circles. While most Evangelicals would concur with some of the emphasis Open Theism places on the free will of the believer, Open Theism goes way too far in failing to honor the omniscience and omnipotence of God, and thus it places unscriptural limitations upon God.
I've got to hand it to the new wave of militant atheists like Christopher Hitchens and arch-Darwinist Richard Dawkins. They are getting their message out, in best-selling books and in page-one articles in major newspapers like the Washington Post. Their message is simple: There is no God, and people who believe there is a God are simply being irrational. But is faith in God truly irrational?
MIAMI (FBW)—Wendell, Emerson and Emory King, all veterans of WWII, expressed gratitude for the sacrifices of the men and women currently serving in the military.
JACKSONVILLE (FBC)—Recordings of sermon messages and testimonies delivered during the annual Florida Baptist State Convention, Nov. 12-13 at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, will be available for purchase during the two-day meeting in CD format.
NAPLES (FBC)—A man makes silly faces from a brightly colored plywood clown's head. A small child throws plastic bananas into a monkey basket. A rock wall, a putting green and several thousand people shouting "fire in the hole" while a bomb squad simulates an explosion.
When the Berlin Wall fell in 1989 and the Soviet Union collapsed two years later, the world changed. More than half a billion people across 12 time zones were freed from oppression—at least temporarily—in the 15 nations that emerged from the ashes of the communist superpower. This week, pray for the missionaries working to tell the story of Jesus in a volatile and sometimes chaotic region.