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Persecution fails to thwart Gospel inroads in Asia

Persecution of followers of Christ in one of Central Asia's former Soviet republics fails to thwart Gospel inroads through disaster relief and clean water.
Family togetherness uplifts their work in Africa

When Jim and Teresa Flora think about their ministry in the mountains of southern Africa, they quickly think of how their children are involved. While the Floras rely on the prayers and encouragement of their three grown sons and families in the U.S., daughters Gracie, Anna and Rebekah are part of each day's work.
THANKSGIVING: A healthy heart

Wellness expert Vicki Heath discusses recent studies are catching up with the Bible by showing how gratefulness can enhance health in a variety of ways.
LifeWay completes sale of downtown Nashville campus

LifeWay Christian Resources has complete the sale of its 14.5-acre campus in downtown Nashville to real estate investment firm Southwest Value Partners for a reported price of $125 million.<br>
Study: Thankfulness still priority at Thanksgiving

For Americans, Thanksgiving is about faith and family, and not much else, a new study shows. More than half (56 percent) tell LifeWay Research the most important part of the annual holiday is "being thankful to God for my blessings."
ANALYSIS: God in Thanksgiving proclamations

Though perhaps viewed by some as merely a pro forma holiday ritual, presidential Thanksgiving proclamations evidence the rich American tradition of government leaders' officially invoking God's guidance and care.<br>
Prosecutor faces pastor's 'provocative question'

Travis White, a prosecutor for the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics, moves toward faith after a "provocative question" posed by Chris Smith, teaching pastor at Yukon Church: "If you were to die tonight, do you know beyond a shadow of a doubt you would go to heaven?"<br>
'Thank You NYPD,' Staten Island church declares

"Thank You NYPD," Crossroads Church on Staten Island tells officers with day-long food and an awards ceremony. Crossroads doesn't "just want to be another church in the phone book," pastor Ray Parascando said. "We wanted to model the Great Commission."<br>
Bible Study: Nov. 29, 2015

This weekly Bible study appears in Baptist Press in a partnership with LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention. Through its Leadership and Adult Publishing team, LifeWay publishes Sunday School curricula and additional resources for all age groups.

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