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Proclaiming the Gospel in Word and Deed by Allison Barnhill

By Billy Puckett on April 25th, 2016 in Compassion Ministry, Missions | 1 Comment

Allison Barnhill works with Reclaimed Project, a ministry committed to exalt Christ by fulfilling the Biblical mandate to serve the poor and orphaned. She and her husband Bret were missionaries in Botswana before going to Lesotho and they will soon relocate to Zimbabwe. They start orphan care ministries through local churches and work with congregants […]

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Shawn Powers to Lead Baptist Community Health Services

By Jack Hunter on March 16th, 2016 in Compassion Ministry | No Comments

The New Orleans Baptist Association (NOBA) is pleased to announce that the Reverend Shawn Powers has accepted the post of CEO of Baptist Community Health Services (BCHS). BCHS is the New Orleans based medical mission that was launched post-Katrina by the churches of NOBA and the North American Mission Board. Powers said that under his […]

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Standing Together Against the Sex Industry in New Orleans

By Jack Hunter on March 6th, 2016 in Compassion Ministry | No Comments

On Tuesday, March 8 at 1:30 p.m., the New Orleans Planning Commission will hold its first public hearing regarding Adult Live Performance Venues. The meeting will take place in the City Council Chambers. Motion M-16-22 directed the City Planning Commission to conduct a public hearing and an extensive study regarding limitations on the number of […]

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After the Storm

By Billy Puckett on March 2nd, 2016 in Compassion Ministry | No Comments

On Tuesday afternoon, February 23, 2016, an EF2 tornado struck LaPlace, Louisiana. The tornado hit with maximum wind speeds of 130 mph. The base was 1/4 mile wide and traveled several miles through the community, damaging over 500 homes and businesses. Several injuries were reported, though none were reported to be life-threatening. The community gathered […]

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BCHS and Kingdom Impact

By Billy Puckett on September 3rd, 2015 in Compassion Ministry | No Comments

  Baptist Community Health Services is open and operational in the newly built Sanchez Center in the Lower 9th Ward. I got to visit the Sanchez Center on BCHS’s first day to see how things were going. Mrs. Carolyn Fountain was diligently working the front desk, welcoming patients. “It’s been a good day; a busy […]

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