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  • MLK taught as ‘Christian hero’ at SBC seminaries

    January 21 2019 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    MLK taught as ‘Christian hero’ at SBC seminaries

    When a white supremacist gunned down nine black worshipers at Mother Emanuel Church in Charleston, S.C., mission catalyst Bob Lawler knew he had to say something to the Baptist association he led in northern California. So Lawler gathered the association’s 48 ethnically diverse churches for a joint worship service.

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  • ERLC boosts advocacy through training

    January 21 2019 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    ERLC boosts advocacy through training

    The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) is known for its advocacy work among the nation’s lawmakers on behalf of Southern Baptists, but its efforts do not stop there. ERLC staff members also advocate alongside Southern Baptists by equipping them to understand public policy and petition legislators independently.

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  • Can NFL kickers be leaders?

    January 21 2019 by Roman Gabriel III, BR Sports Q&A | with 0 comments
    Can NFL kickers be leaders?

    Matt Stover played 13 seasons as a professional football place kicker for the New York Giants, Indianapolis Colts, Cleveland Browns and Baltimore Ravens. In 2009, he was the third most accurate kicker in the history of the National Football League (NFL), even bringing home a Super Bowl championship when he played for the Ravens.

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  • Russell Moore at EFL: Dignity, gospel needed

    January 21 2019 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Russell Moore at EFL: Dignity, gospel needed

    Human dignity and gospel mission should characterize the Christian voice at a time when people are treated like machines, Southern Baptist ethicist Russell Moore said at Evangelicals for Life on Jan. 17. “We march for life, but we march beyond that to eternal life,” said Moore.

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  • Sanctity of Life: Beware the distractions

    January 18 2019 by J.D. Greear, SBC President | with 0 comments
    Sanctity of Life: Beware the distractions

    Today in our nation’s capital, thousands upon thousands of people will participate in the March for Life, the largest pro-life rally in the world. The march is built on the conviction that unborn babies are made in the image of God and, as such, they deserve the rights God has given to all people.

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  • Evangelicals for Life opens with Platt, Chapman

    January 18 2019 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Evangelicals for Life opens with Platt, Chapman

    Obedience to the Great Commission leads Christians “inevitably to treasure the sanctity of human life,” David Platt told the audience Jan. 16 at Evangelicals for Life. The opening session of the fourth annual conference – sponsored by the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) – featured a concert by Steven Curtis Chapman to benefit the Psalm 139 Project …

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  • Boyce College adds communications program

    January 18 2019 by The Southern Baptist Seminary Staff | with 0 comments
    Boyce College adds communications program

    Boyce College has announced a new bachelor of science (B.S.) degree in communication, extending the mission of the school to new academic territory, said Matthew J. Hall, dean of Boyce College. Boyce is the undergraduate school of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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  • Christian women targets for persecution: Open Doors

    January 18 2019 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Christian women targets for persecution: Open Doors

    Targeted Christian persecution tailored to hurt women is trending globally, Open Doors reported in its 2019 World Watch List of 50 countries most dangerous for Christians to practice their faith. “The data proves conclusively that Christian women are the most exploited group on the face of the earth today,” Open Doors President David Curry said …

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