Baptist Press Archive

Wednesday, March 07, 2001

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  • Students at Santana High begin spiritual, emotional healing

    by Todd Starnes, posted Wednesday, March 07, 2001 (17 years ago)

    SANTEE, Calif. (BP)--Hundreds of Santana High School students, many accompanied by their parents, returned to class March 7, just two days after a 15-year-old boy opened fire, killing two students and injuring 13 others, including two adults. Read More

  • Ministry offers news media coffee, pastries & counsel

    by Todd Starnes, posted Wednesday, March 07, 2001 (17 years ago)

    SANTEE, Calif. (BP)--When a 15-year-old gunman opened fire on his classmates March 5 at Santana High School, the national news media descended upon this small, bedroom community of San Diego in biblical proportions. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Pray & warn others about teens' use of inhalants

    by James T. Draper Jr., posted Wednesday, March 07, 2001 (17 years ago)

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--The lives of Diane and Ricky Stem Sr. changed forever on June 20, 1996. Their son, Ricky Jr., a dynamic Christian since the age of 7, a leader in his church youth group and an all-midstate baseball player died after "huffing" freon from his home air conditioning unit. Read More

  • Southwestern trustees approve $1 million budget increase

    by Matt Sanders, posted Wednesday, March 07, 2001 (17 years ago)

    FORT WORTH, Texas (BP)--In the face of a possible $1 million decrease in funding at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, the seminary's trustees approved a $1 million budget increase during their spring meeting March 6 at the Fort Worth, Texas, school. Read More

  • Christians need to regain their song, Rankin says

    by Don Yang, posted Wednesday, March 07, 2001 (17 years ago)

    FORT WORTH, Texas (BP)--With a music school dean behind him and many music students, music professors and ministers of music in the audience, the president of the Southern Baptist International Mission Board gave a music lesson on how to find a lost song and become an international singer. Read More

  • Missionary taps customized approach to help churches fulfill God's plan

    by Tammi Reed Ledbetter, posted Wednesday, March 07, 2001 (17 years ago)

    TOPEKA, Kan. (BP)--A blending of old and new methods provides Randy Cowling with the tools he needs to direct missions at Kaw Valley Baptist Association in northeastern Kansas. Meeting pastors over a cup of coffee is still the most personal way of remaining aware of the needs of churches, Cowling said. And yet, interacting with them online offers a new dimension of keeping churches informed of ministry opportunities. Read More

  • NavPress author tells seminary women of honor to spend time alone with God

    by Joni B. Hannigan, posted Wednesday, March 07, 2001 (17 years ago)

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP)--Spinning a yarn about a phone call from President George W. Bush to have breakfast in the White House, Jean Fleming described her disbelief and awe at being extended such an honor. She then drew a parallel between how she would react if such an invitation were extended and what could happen if individuals consider the scriptural mandate to spend time alone with God daily. Read More