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  • Study: Young Bible readers more likely to be faithful adults

    October 18 2017 by Bob Smietana, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Study: Young Bible readers more likely to be faithful adults

    A study shows reading the Bible at a young age and on a regular basis leads to a more faithful adult, according to parents who were interviewed about their children. Other key factors include prayer time, church service and listening to Christian music.

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  • CA fires: DR begins, former Gateway campus a shelter

    October 18 2017 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    CA fires: DR begins, former Gateway campus a shelter

    As firefighters gained ground against the Northern California blaze Gov. Jerry Brown called perhaps “the greatest tragedy” the state “has ever faced,” Southern Baptist disaster relief crews began feeding, cleanup and chaplaincy work Oct. 17. Meanwhile, the former main campus of Gateway Seminary in Mill Valley, Calif., was being used to shelter both evacuees and out-of-town fire crews …

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  • Islamic terrorist group blamed for Somalia bombing

    October 18 2017 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Islamic terrorist group blamed for Somalia bombing

    A security official blames Al-Shabaab Islamic terrorists for a truck bomb that killed at least 320 and injured more than 400 in Mogadishu, Somalia Oct. 14. “This is the Somali 9/11,” a security official told the Guardian.

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  • Pipeline conf. urges character growth for church leaders

    October 18 2017 by Joy Allmond and Aaron Wilson, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Pipeline conf. urges character growth for church leaders

    Before building leadership in others, church leaders should invest in strengthening their own character, speakers told attendees at the 2017 Pipeline conference. Around 600 leaders gathered Oct. 11-13 in Nashville for the conference, “Succession at Every Level,” hosted by LifeWay Christian Resources. The event emphasized developing leaders throughout the church and preparing for smooth transitions.

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  • Air Force punishes colonel over marriage views

    October 18 2017 by Bonnie Pritchett, WORLD News Service | with 0 comments
    Air Force punishes colonel over marriage views

    U.S. Air Force officials have suspended a decorated officer and revoked his recommendation for promotion to brigadier general because he would not sign an unofficial document affirming a retiring subordinate’s same-sex marriage. 

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  • 2017 summary for proposed BSC bylaw amendments

    October 17 2017 by BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    2017 summary for proposed BSC bylaw amendments

    The Board of Directors (board) is bringing to the messengers at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (convention) five (5) motions for consideration.

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  • Proposed amendments to BSC articles & bylaws

    This is the complete text of current and new reading entries messengers will be voting on at the 2017 Baptist State Convention of North Carolina annual meeting. 

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  • 2017 annual meeting schedule

    October 17 2017 by BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    2017 annual meeting schedule

    For two days, North Carolina Baptists will gather in November to hold the 2017 Baptist State Convention of North Carolina annual meeting. This is a breakdown of the meeting schedule.

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