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  • Sunday booze bill said to 'disrespect churches'

    May 9 2017 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 1 comments
    Sunday booze bill said to 'disrespect churches'

    North Carolina’s Christian Action League is calling church leaders to sign a letter of opposition to a bill that would allow cities and counties to roll back prohibitions against Sunday alcohol sales from noon to 10 a.m. Mark Creech said the so-called “Brunch Bill” represents “tacit disrespect for churches.”

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  • Alcohol use reignites issue among Baptists

    July 13 2016 by Art Toalston, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Alcohol use reignites issue among Baptists

    Alcohol consumption has jumped back into Baptist discussions, stirred by the termination of a high-profile pastor. Perry Noble’s removal as senior pastor of the multi-campus NewSpring Church in South Carolina was communicated during Sunday worship services. “While this is the most difficult and painful decision we have had to make ...

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  • Alcohol and leadership: A denominational sampling

    February 13 2015 by Adelle M. Banks, Religion News Service & BR Staff | with 0 comments
    Alcohol and leadership: A denominational sampling

    A sampling of the nation’s Christian denominational leaders address the alcohol policies of their respective denominations. For example, the Southern Baptist Convention has passed more than 50 resolutions about the “deleterious effects of consuming alcohol,” said Roger S. Oldham, spokesman for the convention’s Executive Committee.

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  • Moody drops alcohol, tobacco ban for employees

    September 24 2013 by Sarah Pulliam Bailey, Religion News Service | with 0 comments
    Moody drops alcohol, tobacco ban for employees

    The Chicago-based evangelical Moody Bible Institute has dropped its ban on alcohol and tobacco consumption by its 600-some faculty and staff, including for those who work in its radio and publishing arms.
     

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  • Alcoholics Anonymous wrestles with spiritual roots

    March 21 2013 by G. Jeffrey MacDonald, Religion News Service | with 0 comments

    For Alcoholics Anonymous to continue helping addicts find freedom in sobriety, the 75-year-old organization has to reclaim its spiritual roots.

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