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  • Memorial Day: Jimmy Connelly’s greatest honor

    May 30 2016 by Jim Burton, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Memorial Day: Jimmy Connelly’s greatest honor

    An estimated 3.6 million Americans fought in the Pacific Theatre in World War II, overcoming brutal encounters on island after island against Japanese soldiers burrowed into the hillsides. The late Jimmy Connelly was one of those Americans.

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  • Fatal shooting & murder charge turned him to Christ

    February 18 2016 by Jessica Vanderpool, Arkansas Baptist News | with 0 comments
    Fatal shooting & murder charge turned him to Christ

    When John Eric Schmidt was charged with second-degree murder, no one could have known that within a year, not only would the charge be dropped but Schmidt would be celebrating his salvation in Christ. Schmidt, 53, of North Little Rock, Ark., was charged after shooting 32-year-old Chad Johnson …

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  • Inner-city church experiences revitalization

    July 27 2015 by Bonnie Pritchett, The TEXAN/Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Inner-city church experiences revitalization

    In its almost 75 years of existence, Faith Memorial has seen the ebb and flow of membership. At its peak, between the 1950s and ‘70s, the rolls held as many as 1,200 names. But when Andrew Johnson arrived in 2012 at age 22, only between 60-80 people remained in the half-Hispanic, half-white congregation.

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  • Zig Ziglar gets ‘See You at the Top’ farewell

    December 4 2012 by Tyra Damm & Roger Howerton, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Zig Ziglar gets ‘See You at the Top’ farewell

    Hundreds paid tribute to Zig Ziglar during a memorial service Saturday (Dec. 1) at Prestonwood Baptist Church, which pastor Jack Graham called a “See You at the Top celebration.” Thousands more online viewed the service for the legendary motivational speaker who touched countless lives throughout his four decades on the speaking circuit and through his 30-plus books, including the best-selling “See You at the Top.”

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  • Resolution on pursuit of holiness

    October 31 2012 by BR staff | with 0 comments

    On Oct. 29 the Committee on Resolutions and Memorials made available the only resolution that will be presented during the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s annual meeting Nov. 12-13 in Greensboro. It is available here on the Biblical Recorder website but is also available at ncannualmeeting.org.

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  • ‘Suits for Servants’ founder Tatum passes away

    July 9 2012 by Joni B. Hannigan, Florida Baptist Witness | with 0 comments
    ‘Suits for Servants’ founder Tatum passes away

    Radiant in an ivory dress suit, a smiling Bernice Tatum told mourners she met Jim Tatum nearly 63 years ago on a rainy July evening when he sought shelter from Florida’s rain. It was the first time he ever set foot in a church, she said. What followed was a dedicated life of service to God and to the church, his wife told hundreds at a memorial service at First Baptist Church in Jacksonville.

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  • Cross case could be headed to Supreme Court

    October 19 2011 by Erin Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Cross case could be headed to Supreme Court

    SAN DIEGO – The path has been cleared for supporters of the Mt. Soledad cross in California to take the case to the U.S. Supreme Court after the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declined to review an earlier decision. The full Ninth Circuit declined Oct. 14 to review or reverse the decision by a three-judge panel in January declaring the longstanding monument in San Diego unconstitutional.

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