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  • Moore’s ‘Onward’ wins Book of Year award

    December 18 2015 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Moore’s ‘Onward’ wins Book of Year award

    Russell Moore’s latest book – Onward: Engaging the Culture Without Losing the Gospel – is Christianity Today’s Book of the Year. The leading evangelical magazine announced Dec. 16, Moore’s book is the winner of its first-ever “Beautiful Orthodoxy” award as the 2015 book that best exemplifies the magazine’s “pursuit of truthfulness and loveliness.”

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  • Pew data confirms faithful remnant

    November 5 2015 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Pew data confirms faithful remnant

    The latest data release from the 2014 Pew Religious Landscape Study is significant but not surprising. For students of scripture and church history, it confirms with empirical data what God’s people have known to be true for millennia: the Lord’s modus operandi is to preserve a faithful remnant amid the sinful world.

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  • CT cover highlights ERLC’s Moore

    September 1 2015 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    CT cover highlights ERLC’s Moore

    Russell Moore’s five meetings with President Barack Obama and a personal objection to displaying the Confederate battle flag that predates Moore’s public stance on the issue are among the highlights of a Christianity Today cover article profiling the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission president.

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  • Big changes projected for world religions this century

    April 7 2015 by Cathy Lynn Grossman, Religion News Service | with 0 comments
    Big changes projected for world religions this century

    “Demographics are an underappreciated force that is shifting the contours of faith,” said Conrad Hackett, the Pew demographer who led the six-year study. Hackett analyzed projected changes for Christians, Muslims, Jews, Hindus, Buddhists, folk religions, other minority religions and the unaffiliated.

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  • Newsweek’s slam of the Bible ‘irresponsible’

    January 5 2015 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Newsweek’s slam of the Bible ‘irresponsible’

    A Newsweek cover article calling conservative evangelicals “God’s frauds” and characterizing the Bible as full of errors has drawn a range of corrective responses from Baptist commentators. Appearing on the Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends” Dec. 30, R. Albert Mohler Jr. said the article demonstrates “ignorance of the facts” regarding scripture.

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  • Baptists among 33 top young evangelicals

    July 3 2014 by Aaron Earls, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Baptists among 33 top young evangelicals

    To counteract the theory that Millennials are leaving the faith, Christianity Today showcased those who are leading it. Four young Southern Baptists are among Christianity Today's "33 Under 33," a list of 33 millennial Christians featured in the magazine's most recent cover story who are shaping the church and culture.

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  • Christians in Tunisia pray for return to spiritual roots

    June 25 2013 by William Bagsby, International Mission Board | with 1 comments
    Christians in Tunisia pray for return to spiritual roots

    Carthage, Tunisia, was once one of the most influential cities for Christianity, and where the canon of the New Testament was accepted. But various wars and conquests eventually pushed Christianity aside in Tunisia and throughout northern Africa and the Middle East.

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  • Christianity in Britain losing ground to Islam, secularism

    December 14 2012 by Trevor Grundy, Religion News Service | with 0 comments

    New figures from the 2011 Census show that the number of people who identify as Christians in England and Wales has fallen by 4 million over the last 10 years. The data shows that numbers fell from 37.3 million in 2001 to 33 million last year.

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  • Christianity frees farmer from fear of death

    March 28 2012 by Caroline Anderson, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Christianity frees farmer from fear of death

    Jia Liang* doesn’t stop to sit down the entire evening, making sure guests never see the bottom of porcelain bowls full of rice and fish stew. Traditionally in East Asia, women play the role of host, but tonight under a star-studded sky, Liang serves family members and friends who helped plant his terraced rice fields.

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  • Report shows Christianity shifting to Africa

    January 11 2012 by G. Jeffrey MacDonald, Religion News Service | with 0 comments
    Report shows Christianity shifting to Africa

    With 2.18 billion adherents, Christianity has become a truly global religion over the past century as rapid growth in developing nations offset declines in Christianity’s traditional strongholds, according to a report released Monday (Dec. 19).

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  • Pew: Christianity has become global faith in past century

    December 28 2011 by Michael Foust, Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    Christianity has grown into a global faith in the last century, moving from a predominantly European, North and South American religion to one that is now practiced in large numbers on every continent, particularly Africa and Asia.

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