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  • Boston Marathon: Ky. Baptist recalls life-changing 2013 run

    April 17 2018 by Mark Maynard, Kentucky Today | with 0 comments
    Boston Marathon: Ky. Baptist recalls life-changing 2013 run

    It’s safe to say, marathoner and Kentucky Baptist Amy Compston will never forget April 15, 2013. It’s a clear and defining marker in her life. There’s the Amy Compston before that date and the Amy Compston after that date.

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  • Partnering churches embolden Boston-area planter

    December 20 2017 by Brandon Elrod, NAMB | with 0 comments
    Partnering churches embolden Boston-area planter

    “Where would Paul go today?” Chris Causey, pastor of Boston-area church plant Encounter Church, asked himself this as he read the accounts of Paul’s missionary journeys in the book of Acts. What started off as a reflection during his personal study would become the Holy Spirit drawing him in a new direction.

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  • Massachusetts churches sue over ‘anti-bias’ law

    October 19 2016 by Bonnie Pritchett, WORLD News Service | with 0 comments
    Massachusetts churches sue over ‘anti-bias’ law

    Four Massachusetts churches and their pastors filed a preemptive lawsuit in October in an attempt to halt application of a newly amended state law requiring pastors to temper their speech and churches to allow transgender persons to use the bathroom of their choice.

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  • Transgender restroom bill applied to Mass. churches

    September 12 2016 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Transgender restroom bill applied to Mass. churches

    A Massachusetts government commission’s claim that churches may be subject to the state’s transgender restroom bill has drawn expressions of concern from local evangelicals. At issue is a document released by the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination explaining how a ban on gender identity discrimination in public accommodations will be enforced when it takes effect Oct. 1.

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  • Hospital expels doctor over LGBT views

    January 8 2016 by WORLD News Service staff | with 0 comments
    Hospital expels doctor over LGBT views

    After more than 10 years of tension and conflict over his hospital’s institutional endorsement of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender activities, urologist Paul Church lost his final appeal to the Board of Directors of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to reconsider the hospital’s decision to expel him and terminate his medical privileges.

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  • Romney defends switch, says he’s pro-life

    January 18 2012 by Michael Foust, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Romney defends switch, says he’s pro-life

    Republican presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney defended his position on abortion during the GOP debate Monday, saying he’s pro-life while touting a letter from the National Right to Life’s Massachusetts affiliate.

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