WASHINGTON (BP) - Only 46 percent of children in the United States will reach age 17 having grown up in a home with biological parents who are married -- a figure that has a significant impact on the nation's graduation, poverty and teenage birth rates, according to a new report.
Stories of interest to Arkansas Baptists ...
LOS ANGELES (BP) - In a surprising move, the company that launched the nation's first government-approved embryonic stem cell trial is halting further research due to funding - a shift that pro-life leaders say confirms long-held doubts about the value of embryonic stem cells.
Geron, which launched the first FDA-approved embryonic stem cell trial in 2010 with much fanfare, said Nov. 14 it will stop funding its stem cell trials and move that money to cancer research, a move it said is necessary in the "current environment of capital scarcity and uncertain economic conditions."
FRANKIN, Tenn. - The makers of EvangeCube are challenging a million Christians to use the evangelism tool to share the gospel with one new person each month for 12 months – with the ultimate goal of 12 million gospel presentations in 2012.
WASHINGTON (BP) - The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday that it would review in March the constitutionality of President Obama's landmark national health care law, setting aside five and a half hours of oral arguments in what promises to be a dramatic moment not only in the nation's history but in the 2012 presidential race.
DIDCOT, England (ABP) - The Baptist Times, an award-winning newspaper published weekly for British Baptists for 156 years, will cease both print and digital editions at the end of the year.