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  • Seminary’s impact strengthens family’s call to serve

    December 18 2017 by Lauren Pratt, SEBTS | with 0 comments
    Seminary’s impact strengthens family’s call to serve

    As Lesley Hildreth walked across the stage with her daughter, Rachel Hildreth Breniser, at Binkley Chapel on Dec. 8 to receive their degrees, the moment represented not only personal accomplishments but also Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary’s influence on the Hildreth family.

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  • Reformed theologian, pastor R.C. Sproul dies

    December 18 2017 by WORLD News Service and Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Reformed theologian, pastor R.C. Sproul dies

    Robert Charles “R.C.” Sproul, the Reformed theologian, pastor, teacher and lecturer who founded and chaired Ligonier Ministries and authored close to 100 books, including “The Holiness of God,” died Dec. 14. He was 78. Sproul was known for delivering uncompromising messages on the holiness and sovereignty of God in his writing and video teaching series.

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  • Tennessee Baptist pioneer reinterred

    December 18 2017 by David Dawson, Baptist and Reflector | with 0 comments
    Tennessee Baptist pioneer reinterred

    The remains of Tennessee pastoral pioneer Tidence Lane have been moved to the grounds of a church he pastored beginning in 1785. Around 1779, Lane helped found what some believe to be the first organized church of any denomination in Tennessee, Buffalo Ridge Baptist Church near Jonesboro.

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  • Security tightens at small churches after Texas shooting

    December 18 2017 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Security tightens at small churches after Texas shooting

    “Shell shocked.” That’s how Michigan pastor Mathew Vroman felt after learning of the massacre at a small Sutherland Spring, Texas, church that left 26 worship attendees dead at the hands of a gunman. So Vroman joined the expanding cadre of church leaders who are developing security plans in an effort to prevent armed attacks.

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  • 100 Christians killed in clashes with Nigerian herdsmen

    December 18 2017 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    100 Christians killed in clashes with Nigerian herdsmen

    More than 100 Christians have died in December clashes with militant Fulani herdsmen in northeastern Nigeria, and the military is suspected of aiding the attackers, Christian leaders there told World News. The attacks began after Fulani herdsmen raped and killed a pregnant mother on her farm, killing her husband and brother when they intervened.

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  • Hearts drawn to gospel: Missionaries see God at work

    It was as vivid a dream as it could possibly be, and she didn’t know where it came from. Dilara* hadn’t been asking anyone questions about Jesus or researching Christianity. But in her dream, Jesus picked the woman up from her bed and started walking her through the streets of her town. ...

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  • Polygamist’s 28th son takes gospel to sect community

    December 15 2017 by Grace Thornton, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Polygamist’s 28th son takes gospel to sect community

    Brian Mackert was the 28th kid to a polygamist father with four wives and 31 children. Family tumult in the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints prompted his mother to divorce – leaving Mackert an angry teenager, even wanting to kill his father.

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  • Cookie ministry provides comfort

    December 15 2017 by Pam Horne, Southern Exposure Magazine | with 0 comments
    Cookie ministry provides comfort

    The simplicity of a single homemade cookie. Could it be a source of sustenance for those mourning the death of a loved one? Six and a half years and more than 50,000 cookies later, the answer is most definitely yes.

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