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  • SBC called ‘force multiplier’ for local churches

    April 18 2018 by SBTS Communications | with 0 comments
    SBC called ‘force multiplier’ for local churches

    The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) is a “force multiplier” for local churches, noted Mark Dever during a public conversation with R. Albert Mohler Jr. “As a gospel Christian who wants to see the gospel taken to the ends of the earth, I think the SBC is a force multiplier,” Dever explained.

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  • TRUSTEES: NOBTS announces multiethnic initiative

    April 18 2018 by Gary D. Myers, NOBTS | with 0 comments
    TRUSTEES: NOBTS announces multiethnic initiative

    New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary announced a multiethnic initiative designed to diversify the seminary community and a tuition cap plan during its spring trustee meeting. Trustees approved a $23.4 million dollar budget, four new master of arts in missiology specializations, new undergraduate training sites and faculty promotions.

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  • Nebraska, Tennessee defund Planned Parenthood

    April 18 2018 by Samantha Gobba, WORLD Digital | with 0 comments
    Nebraska, Tennessee defund Planned Parenthood

    Nebraska and Tennessee this month joined more than a dozen states that have cut funding for abortion providers like Planned Parenthood, a pro-life campaign that has seen mixed results. Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts approved a budget that prohibits Title X funding from going to abortion providers.

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  • Racism, sexual sin among T4G speakers’ topics

    April 18 2018 by SBTS Communications | with 0 comments
    Racism, sexual sin among T4G speakers’ topics

    Racism and sexual sin were among the facets of holiness addressed during the 2018 Together for the Gospel conference during nine plenary sessions attended by more than 12,500 evangelicals. “Distinct from the world” was the theme of the April 11-13 sessions in the KFC YUM! Center in Louisville, Ky.

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  • Half the man he used to be: Pastor drops 240 pounds

    April 18 2018 by Roger Alford, Kentucky Today | with 0 comments
    Half the man he used to be: Pastor drops 240 pounds

    There’s a good reason for the spring in Jeremy Atwood’s step. The Glasgow, Ky., pastor has lost 240 pounds over the past two years on a quest to restore his physical and spiritual health. For Atwood, food had become a vice that was sapping his energy and hindering his ministry.

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  • SBC EC elects diverse presidential search team

    April 17 2018 by David Roach & Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    SBC EC elects diverse presidential search team

    The six-member committee charged with nominating the next president of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) Executive Committee (EC) is marked by racial and gender diversity as well as a mixture of clergy and laypeople. The presidential search committee was elected during a special called EC meeting in Nashville April 17.

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  • TFNG apologetics conference tackles tough issues

    April 17 2018 by K. Allan Blume, BR Editor | with 0 comments
    TFNG apologetics conference tackles tough issues

    Alex McFarland’s annual Truth for a New Generation apologetics conference recently drew hundreds to the facilities of Life Community Church in Greensboro. The event called on Christians to address changing cultural issues. The conference opened March 23 with Abraham Hamilton III, general counsel and chief policy analyst for the American Family Association.

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  • Heritage Awards: N.C. Baptist entities recognize key leaders

    April 17 2018 by From provided materials | with 0 comments
    Heritage Awards: N.C. Baptist entities recognize key leaders

    Sponsored by the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina and North Carolina Baptist Foundation, the 18th annual North Carolina Baptist Heritage Awards were presented April 10 at the Grandover Resort & Conference Center in Greensboro.

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