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  • Hawkins recaps GuideStone’s legal & financial gains

    June 16 2017 by Roy Hayhurst, GuideStone Financial Resources | with 0 comments
    Hawkins recaps GuideStone’s legal & financial gains

    GuideStone Financial Resources’ theme for 2017 is the “Year of Innovation,“ President O.S. Hawkins said in the opening report to messengers at the Southern Baptist Convention, June 13-14 in Phoenix. The annual theme guides the entity’s work, Hawkins said, noting a difference between imitation and innovation.

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  • Baptist health care systems set merger

    May 4 2017 by William H. Perkins Jr., The Baptist Record | with 0 comments
    Baptist health care systems set merger

    Mississippi Baptist Health Systems in Jackson and Baptist Memorial Health Care in Memphis announced on May 1 the completion of a merger between the two regional health care giants, making the new operation one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the United States.

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  • FaithHealthNC connects neighbors

    May 2 2017 by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center | with 0 comments
    FaithHealthNC connects neighbors

    Ask June Britt and she’ll tell you her personal theme song is the inspiring hymn, “If I Can Help Somebody, Then My Living Will Not Be in Vain.” That’s exactly what she gets to do in her job as a FaithHealthNC Connector. She unites patients with volunteers to make the journey through health challenges a little easier.

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  • Mother’s Day Offering gives hope to minister

    May 2 2017 by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center | with 0 comments
    Mother’s Day Offering gives hope to minister

    Mark Wood has a big heart … and it was in trouble. He pushed through chest pain and numbness during the busy Easter weekend at church. But when he went to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center for a simple heart catheter a few days later, he ended up in a bed, scheduled for triple bypass surgery. ...

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  • Psalm 139 aids East Tennessee healthcare ministry

    March 16 2016 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Psalm 139 aids East Tennessee healthcare ministry

    An East Tennessee ministry has a new resource provided by Southern Baptists in its mission to serve the needy – in this case, underprivileged, pregnant women. Wallace Mobile Healthcare, based in Knoxville, Tenn., received an ultrasound machine March 6 from the Psalm 139 Project of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission.

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  • Health care ministries move by ‘word and deed’

    July 10 2015 by Mark Kelly, IMB Communications | with 0 comments
    Health care ministries move by ‘word and deed’

    During each year’s Global Medical Alliance meeting, IMB missionaries discuss new approaches and strategies to enhance work among people groups where the good news of God’s love is not known. Christians in health care ministries are living out their faith by “word and deed” throughout the world, and people are responding.

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  • SCOTUS: Hobby Lobby and religious liberty prevail

    June 30 2014 by Biblical Recorder staff | with 0 comments
    SCOTUS: Hobby Lobby and religious liberty prevail

    In a narrow 5-4 landmark decision written by Justice Samuel Alito, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled in favor of Hobby Lobby, Conestoga Wood Specialties and other religious-based companies.

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  • GuideStone enrollment guidelines announced

    June 20 2014 by Roy Hayhurst, GuideStone/Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    GuideStone enrollment guidelines announced

    GuideStone Financial Resources has announced new enrollment guidelines in which churches and ministries eligible to offer GuideStone’s medical Personal Plans will be able to add new employees and their families within 60 days of employment, effective July 1.

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  • GuideStone reports on progress, health care

    June 17 2014 by Roy Hayhurst, GuideStone | with 0 comments
    GuideStone reports on progress, health care

    Citing good news across all ministry areas within GuideStone Financial Resources, President O.S. Hawkins delivered the organization's 96th annual report to messengers of the Southern Baptist Convention in Baltimore. GuideStone provides…

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