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  • Women’s group hears ‘heartbreaking’ stories at border

    The man was afraid that if he refused one more time, it might be his last. Or even worse – it might seal his teenage daughter’s fate. “In Guatemala, it’s next to impossible to run a small business, because once you start...

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  • Portable ultrasound goes to women in crisis

    September 13 2019 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Portable ultrasound goes to women in crisis

    Hannah Pregnancy Resource Center is now able to take sonogram technology to abortion-vulnerable women in southern Arkansas because of a donation from the Psalm 139 Project. Hannah Pregnancy Resource Center (PRC) celebrated Aug. 17 the placement of...

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  • Jarrid Wilson tweeted hope before tragic death

    September 13 2019 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Jarrid Wilson tweeted hope before tragic death

    Southern Baptist pastor Jarrid Wilson played games with his son Denham, attended his son Finch’s baseball practice and tweeted encouragement to a struggling alcoholic within hours of dying by suicide late Sept. 9. Wilson was 30. “I...

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  • Church pays off $4M medical debt in East Texas

    September 13 2019 by Tobin Perry | with 0 comments
    Church pays off $4M medical debt in East Texas

    Hundreds of homes throughout East Texas got an unusual yellow envelope in their mailboxes, thanks to one Southern Baptist church in Texas. It wasn’t a church invite or junk mail. Instead, it could be worth tens of thousands of dollars for...

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  • Fastest-growing, largest churches: Who made the list?

    September 13 2019 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Fastest-growing, largest churches: Who made the list?

    Thirty-four Southern Baptist congregations are among the fastest growing and largest evangelical churches in the latest Outreach 100 tally compiled by Outreach Magazine and LifeWay Research. “Tracking the fastest growing churches gives us a...

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  • Dorian relief: Baptists serving Bahamas & N.C.

    September 12 2019 by Brandon Elrod, NAMB | with 0 comments
    Dorian relief: Baptists serving Bahamas & N.C.

    As Hurricane Dorian moved along the East Coast, North Carolina officials hoped they had dodged a direct hit. Then, the storm made landfall in the Outer Banks at 8:35 Sept. 6. The Outer Banks – a string of islands off the state’s main...

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  • Southeastern hosts military community emphasis event

    September 12 2019 by Lauren Pratt, SEBTS | with 0 comments
    Southeastern hosts military community emphasis event

    Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) held its second annual Military Community Emphasis Event on September 3-5, 2019. The event highlighted the missional and pastoral role of military chaplains, church planting in the military...

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  • At old Coke bottling plant, lives are being changed

    September 12 2019 by Gordon Cloud, The Christian Index | with 0 comments
    At old Coke bottling plant, lives are being changed

    An old Coca-Cola bottling plant donated to Sherwood Baptist Church has become a hub for disaster relief operations and a ministry to at-risk youth. Albany, Ga., has been racked several times by severe storms over the last three years. From...

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