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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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  • Small-town church says ‘come as you are’ & 300 do

    December 15 2017 by Jane Rodgers, Southern Baptist TEXAN | with 0 comments
    Small-town church says ‘come as you are’ & 300 do

    As keyboardist for country music legend Johnny Lee, Ryan Hurt played “Lookin’ for Love” with Lee’s band in a whole lot of places across Texas and the U.S. in the early 2000s – until a drunk driving accident led him back to a place where love never runs out.

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  • Family finds calling in ‘young people’s haven’

    Shane Mikeska’s missions calling and plane ticket didn’t land him in London – a tropical illness did. “It definitely wasn’t part of our plan,” he said. “My wife, Lindsay and I started out in Southeast Asia on an agricultural farm. We loved the people, and we loved the language. But I got sick.”

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  • Alabama elects Jones to Senate amid faith appeals

    December 14 2017 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Alabama elects Jones to Senate amid faith appeals

    Democrat Doug Jones’ election to the U.S. Senate in Alabama Dec. 12 over controversial social conservative Roy Moore capped a campaign in which both sides appealed to faith and values. In a state where President Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton by nearly 28 points, Jones bested Moore by a 1.5-point margin.

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  • Pro-lifers applaud DOJ’s probe into Planned Parenthood

    December 14 2017 by Evan Wilt, WORLD News Staff | with 0 comments
    Pro-lifers applaud DOJ’s probe into Planned Parenthood

    Pro-life advocates hope a new U.S. Department of Justice investigation into Planned Parenthood marks a turning point for the nation’s largest abortion provider. The Justice Department requested unredacted documents from the Senate Judiciary Committee, indicating it has launched a formal investigation into Planned Parenthood.

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  • Hance Dilbeck elected as Oklahoma executive director

    December 14 2017 by Baptist Messenger staff | with 0 comments
    Hance Dilbeck elected as Oklahoma executive director

    Hance Dilbeck was elected as the next executive director of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma in a unanimous vote by the Board of Directors. Dilbeck, who has served as senior pastor of Quail Springs Baptist Church in Oklahoma City since 2003, will become the ninth executive director in the convention’s 101-year history.

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