Erich Bridges: Say a prayer for school bus drivers

 
My heart aches for the six young lives lost in the crash of school bus No. 366 in Chattanooga, Tenn. I think about their families, now facing Christmas without beloved children. I think about the kids on the bus who survived. Some of them suffered critical injuries; all of them experienced the horror of seeing friends die. And I think about the tens of thousands of school bus drivers across the United States. Their noble—and challenging—calling has ...

Jason Allen: 10 tips on leading kids to Christ

 
My greatest stewardship in life is not training a generation of students as a seminary president. It is training my five young children in the fear and admonition of the Lord. I feel the weight—and glory—of this stewardship daily and find immeasurable fulfillment and joy as I see my children taking steps toward Christ. I am sure many Christian parents feel the same way—awestruck by the opportunity and responsibility that is ours. My wife ...

300,000 students expected to take part in Bring Bible to School Day

 
When 13-year-old Lexi first participated in Bring Your Bible To School Day, she found it "the most amazing experience … just to see everybody down in the hallways just sharing their love for Jesus." Before that day a year ago, Lexi struggled with fear and anxiety at her Georgia middle school, she told Baptist Press in advance of this year's national event set for Oct. 6. "When Bring Your Bible to School Day came, it was like that whole fear got ...

See You At the Pole launches 'I Am Hope' outreach

 
An estimated million or more students in the U.S. and 63 foreign countries publicly gathered around school flagpoles this morning (Sept. 28) and prayed to the Lord Jesus Christ. The annual See You At the Pole (SYATP) interdenominational Christian outreach is augmented this year with the launch of the "I Am Hope" outreach leading up to the Oct. 21 release of the film "I Am Not Ashamed." Private and public school students of all grade levels were encouraged to gather at their ...

Columbine martyr film seeks bold youth revival

 
When two fellow classmates approached Rachel Joy Scott on the lawn of Columbine High School and questioned her belief in Jesus, she affirmed her faith and was shot to death at point-blank range. The story of her martyrdom has been told perhaps countless times in books, sermons and interviews, but Pure Flix Entertainment hopes its upcoming film of Scott's 17 years on earth inspires students nationally to accept and boldly proclaim Jesus as Lord and Savior. Beginning a month in advance ...