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  • Pew: Muslims on pace to outnumber Jews in U.S.

    January 15 2018 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Pew: Muslims on pace to outnumber Jews in U.S.

    Muslims will likely surpass Jews as the second largest religious group behind Christians in the U.S. by 2040, elevated by a high birth rate and immigration, the Pew Research Center said in its latest analysis. The 3.45 million Muslims here will more than double to 8.1 million by 2050.

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  • 2-year-old dies at NOBTS preschool center

    January 15 2018 by Gary Myers, NOBTS | with 0 comments
    2-year-old dies at NOBTS preschool center

    A 2-year-old child died Jan. 11 while eating lunch at the Early Learning Center (ELC) at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. The child lost consciousness after choking on food just after noon Thursday. Efforts to resuscitate the child by members of the ELC staff and EMS responders were unsuccessful.

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  • LifeWay Stores offer nationwide Bible study workshops

    January 15 2018 by Aaron Wilson, LifeWay Christian Resources | with 0 comments
    LifeWay Stores offer nationwide Bible study workshops

    For people intent on reading the Bible more consistently in 2018, LifeWay Christian Stores will host workshops nationwide Jan. 16 for staying engaged in regular Bible study. “All our research indicates the single best thing a Christian can do to grow in faith is to regularly read the Bible,” said Michael Kelly.

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  • Healing, hope and tough decisions in Sutherland Springs

    January 15 2018 by Jane Rodgers, Southern Baptist TEXAN | with 0 comments
    Healing, hope and tough decisions in Sutherland Springs

    Six-year-old Ryland Ward, the last victim hospitalized from the Sutherland Springs massacre, returned home in style Jan. 11. He rode in a crimson Wilson County fire truck driven by volunteer firefighter Rusty Duncan, who had rescued the boy from the Nov. 5 carnage.

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  • Are conservative voices being silenced by Twitter?

    January 15 2018 by Grace Thornton, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Are conservative voices being silenced by Twitter?

    Social media platform Twitter may be trying to reshape the online narrative by editing out conservative voices, a new undercover video released by Project Veritas alleges. The video appears to show current and former Twitter engineers explaining how they “downrank” some users and make others totally invisible if they don’t like what they are saying.

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  • Most churches offer Wi-Fi but skip Twitter, study says

    January 12 2018 by Bob Smietana, Facts & Trends | with 0 comments
    Most churches offer Wi-Fi but skip Twitter, study says

    Going to church for some can be a bit like hanging out at Starbucks. The coffee’s hot, the people are friendly, and the Wi-Fi is almost always free. Seven in 10 Protestant churches (68 percent) provide Wi-Fi for both guests and staff, according to a survey of Protestant senior pastors.

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  • Church’s firewood ministry helps families stay warm

    January 12 2018 by Scott Barkley, The Christian Index | with 0 comments
    Church’s firewood ministry helps families stay warm

    In the mountains of north Georgia, volunteers at Antioch Baptist Church work year-round on a unique ministry – providing firewood to those in need. During the recent cold snap when temperatures dropped to near zero some days, it’s been more important than ever.

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  • Cars are the new tiny houses in California

    January 12 2018 by Rob Holmes, WORLD News Service | with 0 comments
    Cars are the new tiny houses in California

    Living on the streets has a new meaning in California. In a state whose cities ranked among the highest in the nation for “unsheltered” homelessness in 2017, more and more people choose to live in their cars. Surprisingly, many of the newly homeless car-dwellers have jobs.

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