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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (LWCR)—Walt Micksch has cerebral palsy.
KRASNODAR, Russia (BP)—Not everyone in Krasnodar, Russia, celebrated last September's return of Catherine the Great to this Northern Caucasus city.
ORLANDO (FBW)—With an election year just around the corner, David Zanotti urged a crowd gathered for a 90-minute townhall meeting Nov. 29 at First Baptist Church in Orlando to get involved in the political goings-on in America.
Gordon Fort, vice president for overseas operations of the International Mission Board, presented to WMU the following original handwritten letter on June 10, 2007. It was penned by Lottie Moon Jan. 9, 1889, during a very cold winter in P'ingtu, China:
My dear Miss Armstrong,
Editor's note: The Nov. 15 issue carried a column by Bob Burney, "A shocking confession from Willow Creek Community Church leaders," re-printed by Baptist Press from TownHall.com responding to a new study from the Willow Creek Association. After receiving a letter to the editor referencing a statement issued by Willow Creek responding to Burney's and other accounts on the study, the Witness sought permission to publish the statement. In the interest of justice and in the spirit of Christian charity we publish the statement here.
On the eve of the new millennium, the prestigious Economist magazine published what amounted to an obituary for belief in God.
JACKSONVILLE (FBC)—With the recent accreditation of the Orlando Regional Hub, Florida Baptist vocational ministers and lay leaders now have a growing network of theological classes available beginning in January for the Spring semester.
JACKSONVILLE (FBC)—Touched by the plight of the Haitian people coping in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Noel, Florida Baptists have opened their hearts and pocketbooks to provide food for Haiti's starving masses.
NAPLES (FBW)—Staff, members, friends and neighbors gathered Nov. 11 to witness the ceremonial ribbon cutting of the First Baptist Church of Naples new building additions.
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Beginning in 2008, LifeWay's Vacation Bible School materials will feature resources customized for children with special needs.
RIDGECREST, N.C. (BP)—Carmen Leal spent 12 years watching her husband die.