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  • Baptist Association emphasis, with new name, moves to October

    July 17 2018 by Baptist Press & LifeWay Staff | with 0 comments
    Baptist Association emphasis, with new name, moves to October

    News about associational missions was among the headlines during the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) annual meeting in Dallas, except for one action by messengers of importance to the 1,100 Baptist associations across the country. What made the news: a recommended title …

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  • Stewardship panel: Finances & marriage discussed

    June 20 2018 by Barbara Denman | with 0 comments
    Stewardship panel:  Finances & marriage discussed

    Developing a stewardship plan to get out of debt will strengthen marriages and create stronger disciples, according to a group of pastors and speakers who participated on the President’s Panel on Stewardship June 13 at the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) in Dallas. Led by immediate past SBC President Steve Gaines, the …

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  • Dave Ramsey urges pastors to lead people out of debt

    June 19 2018 by Erin Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Dave Ramsey urges pastors to lead people out of debt

    Personal finance speaker and author Dave Ramsey, addressing the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting June 12, urged pastors to lead people out of debt by teaching them what the Bible says about money. “When you stand up in front of your congregation, you’re looking at a large number of people who do not have the …

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  • Hall-of-Famer Pat Williams talks character, Extreme Winning

    July 12 2016 by Roman Gabriel III, BR Sports Q&A | with 0 comments
    Hall-of-Famer Pat Williams talks character, Extreme Winning

    Pat Williams is a basketball hall-of-famer, currently serving as co-founder and senior vice president of the National Basketball Asssociation’s Orlando Magic. Williams spent seven years playing professional baseball as a minor league catcher with the Philadelphia Phillies, and later worked in the front office. He also served seven years in the United States Army.

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  • Jamaica missionaries’ slaying draws murder charge

    June 29 2016 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Jamaica missionaries’ slaying draws murder charge

    Local authorities have charged one man and named another a “person of interest” in the murders of two American missionaries in Jamaica. Andre Thomas was charged with murder and illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition in connection with the deaths of Randy Hentzel and Harold Nichols, the Jamaica Constabulary Force reported.

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  • Endurance, gospel-centrality spotlighted at Pastors’ Conf.

    June 14 2016 by Compiled by Keith Collier, Southern Baptist TEXAN | with 0 comments
    Endurance, gospel-centrality spotlighted at Pastors’ Conf.

    Aimed at giving pastors a charge like the one the apostle Paul gave his son in the ministry, Timothy, in 2 Timothy 4:5-6, the 2016 Southern Baptist Convention Pastors’ Conference kicked off June 12 at the America’s Center Convention Complex in St. Louis. Sessions focused on issues such as suffering, endurance, the gospel, cross-cultural ministry and evangelism.

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  • David Williams finds new calling after Senate career

    January 14 2016 by Kristen Lowry, Kentucky Today | with 0 comments
    David Williams finds new calling after Senate career

    After decades working as one of the most powerful men in Kentucky, David Williams suffered a series of life-altering events that afforded him the opportunity to start over again at age 59. Since then he has been ministering to prisoners some who he put behind bars himself.

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  • Evangelist in Uganda killed after debate

    October 16 2015 by East Africa correspondent, Morning Star News | with 0 comments
    Evangelist in Uganda killed after debate

    The body of Samson Nfunyeku was found close to his home in Kalampete village, Kibuku District early Sept. 23, after the latest in a series of organized debates with Islamic scholars at Tirinyi Trading Center ended prematurely due to flaring tempers the previous night. He was 59.

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  • SEBTS launches 5-year B.A./M.Div. degree

    October 21 2014 by SEBTS Communications | with 0 comments
    SEBTS launches 5-year B.A./M.Div. degree

    Students preparing for the pastorate at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary now have the opportunity to earn a bachelor of arts and master of divinity in five years. The Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Family Foundation, Inc. has awarded a grant of $500,000 to SEBTS…

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  • Families find financial peace in Ramsey seminars

    January 7 2009 by Norman Jameson, BR Editor | with 0 comments

    When Gary and Shirley Dohrman saw the success of their children who instituted the personal financial health planning promoted by Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University seminars, they became counselors themselves.

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