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Author: J. Randal Matheny

‘The horrible condition of mankind:’ Why missionaries ask for money

George Hall reminds us that we should be touched by the greatest need of all.

Ruth Orr: ‘Vast numbers will spend eternity with God because of her’

Betty Choate remembers indefatigable missionary Ruth Orr.

Man tries to kill Christian wife, converts through church’s love

A man is converted after seeing the church’s love toward his Christian wife, whom he tried to kill because of her faith.

Brazilian ‘pastor’ converts to Christ, gives up title

After his baptism he wrote, “Because of my recent decision to follow biblical principles, I wish to communicate that I relinquish the ministry of ‘pastor,’ for I do not have the qualifications to exercise such a ministry.”

Forthright Press hosts month of daily prayers

Today kicked off a month-long joint effort to write and publish daily prayers on the Internet, called NaPraWriMo, or National Prayer Writing Month.

Ryan Champion charged with killing parents, sister, acquaintance

Ryan had claimed a recent acquaintance started shooting after they arrived home from church.

Elvis is in the house

Elvis East celebrated her 90th birthday Oct. 28.

Breaking: Cadiz, Kentucky, elder and family killed in shooting

Elder Lindsey Champion, his wife Joy, and their daughter-in-law Emily were killed in a shooting.

Video: GBN on Houston’s crimp on morality and religious liberty

Watch the video of last night’s live panel on “The Christian and Politics,” featuring discussion of the Houston mayor’s broad subpoena of documents from pastors.

Intruder invades evangelist’s home, attacks with knife

A Brazilian evangelist was attacked as he prepared his Sunday lesson at his dining room table.

Fist fight between women interrupts church during Lord’s supper

Missionary Nick Fowler tells what happened outside the church meeting place on the morning of Oct. 12.

Fire set during church service investigated as arson and attempted murder

A Florida congregation discovered a fire had been set while services were ongoing.

Missionary, church planter and preacher Michael Landon passes

Mike wasn’t afraid to stand against the tide, question assumptions, and challenge traditions. He was committed to the Scriptures and the mission of the Lord Jesus Christ.

Video: ‘A letter to me on my first day of ministry’

The Jenkins Institute made this touching video of preachers who write to themselves on their first day of ministry.

Jimmy Jividen, scholar, author, church worker, dies

Besides his 10 books, Jimmy often used a motto he coined to encourage others.

Flowers of grace in the midst of the mess

The process of transferring BNC and other Forthright/GoSpeak websites has not been without bumps.

TV speaker meets Hungarian-refugee convert

Speaker meets a Hungarian refugee converted through Search TV program.

Church planter: ‘So many memories at that small country church’

Hulan, the song leader, apologized three or four times for leading the song. Each time I assured him it was a good thing and not to worry about it. “But I did not want to hurt anyone’s feelings.” he said.

Ohio church knocks doors for four days, baptizes 14 in campaign

The Sunnyside congregation in Hillsboro worked alongside fellow brothers and sisters in Christ to evangelize on a campaign July 19-31. In the opening of the campaign, the Sunnyside church had 22 active members.

Fire department assists baptism of woman with terminal cancer

ROGERSVILLE, Ala. (BNc) — Oliver church minister David O’Connell called the local volunteer fire department to help with the baptism of a wheel-chair-bound woman with terminal cancer.

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