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  • Costi Hinn: Prosperity gospel puts ‘souls at stake’

    August 16 2019 by Maina Mwaura, Special to the Biblical Recorder | with 0 comments
    Costi Hinn: Prosperity gospel puts ‘souls at stake’

    Although there have been television features and news stories about him, few people actually get a behind-the-scenes glimpse into televangelist Benny Hinn’s life. His nephew, Costi Hinn, may be one. Costi Hinn’s new memoir, God, Greed...

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  • Most churchgoers say they spend their day seeking God

    August 16 2019 by Aaron Earls, LifeWay Christian Resources | with 0 comments
    Most churchgoers say they spend their day seeking God

    American Protestant churchgoers say God is on their mind throughout their day in both intentional and impromptu moments. The 2019 Discipleship Pathway Assessment study from Nashville-based LifeWay Research identified seeking God as one of eight...

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  • Whitewater guides go to church for a meal & shower

    August 16 2019 by Sue Sprenkle, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Whitewater guides go to church for a meal & shower

    The red raft bobs up and down, then picks up speed down the rushing river in the Rocky Mountains. Everyone onboard readies for the first rapid as the guide gives last-minute instructions. The raft suddenly dips, drops and then twists, getting...

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  • 103 people saved during Hispanic revivals campaign

    August 16 2019 by Daniel Porter, Baptist New Mexican | with 0 comments
    103 people saved during Hispanic revivals campaign

    Twenty-nine churches participated in the Baptist Convention of New Mexico’s (BCNM) 2019 Hispanic Simultaneous Revivals campaign. The number rose from 24 churches during the 2018 campaign. Based on reports from 28 of the 29 participating...

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  • ‘Caring Well’ conf. on sex abuse passes 1,300 registrants

    August 15 2019 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘Caring Well’ conf. on sex abuse passes 1,300 registrants

    More than 1,300 people have registered for a Southern Baptist-sponsored, national conference on sexual abuse in churches. The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) – in partnership with the Southern Baptist Convention’s (SBC...

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  • ‘Bible tax’ reprieve welcomed by So. Bapt. leaders

    August 15 2019 by Aaron Earls, LifeWay Christian Resources | with 0 comments
    ‘Bible tax’ reprieve welcomed by So. Bapt. leaders

    Southern Baptist leaders welcomed indications from the U.S. Trade Ambassador on Aug. 13 that a so-called “Bible tax” will be avoided. Bibles and religious literature currently are no longer subject to the upcoming 10 percent tariff...

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  • Court cases continue for 4 Christian business owners

    August 15 2019 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Court cases continue for 4 Christian business owners

    At least four Christian business owners continue to fight for their religious liberty in years-long court battles. Kentucky T-shirt printer Blaine Adamson, Colorado cake baker Jack Phillips and Oregon bakery owners Aaron and Melissa Klein are...

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  • Preschoolers, missions & a stirring for New England

    August 15 2019 by Trennis Henderson, WMU | with 0 comments
    Preschoolers, missions & a stirring for New England

    In sharing stories about missions and missionaries with enthusiastic preschoolers, Kathryn Nunnelley began to sense God’s call in her own heart. She took note of stories “about just regular families who were on mission,&rdquo...

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  • Baptist leader urges TN legislators to stand for life

    August 14 2019 by Lonnie Wilkey, Baptist and Reflector | with 0 comments
    Baptist leader urges TN legislators to stand for life

    When New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law one of the nation’s most comprehensive abortion laws earlier this year, he “woke a sleeping giant,” declared Randy C. Davis, president and executive director of the Tennessee...

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  • Youth on Mission group seeks practical ministry impact

    August 14 2019 by Trennis Henderson, WMU | with 0 comments
    Youth on Mission group seeks practical ministry impact

    How important is an engaging missions education experience for youth? According to Candi Mains and her sister, Linda Bradley, it makes a tremendous difference in young people’s missions interest and involvement – both today and in the...

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