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  • Labor Day: Owen Cooper’s faith inspired array of ventures

    August 31 2018 by Tim Tune, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Labor Day: Owen Cooper’s faith inspired array of ventures

    On Labor Day, Americans will celebrate U.S. workers who have built and shaped the nation and influenced the world. One of the most successful entrepreneurs of the 20th century in Mississippi was also one of Southern Baptists’ most influential laymen. The late Owen Cooper, who died Nov. 8, 1986, worked tirelessly in both arenas.

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  • Mississippi tornado damages William Carey University

    January 24 2017 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 1 comments
    Mississippi tornado damages William Carey University

    An EF3 tornado that ripped through southern Mississippi Jan. 21 in the wee hours of the morning damaged nearly all of the 30 buildings on William Carey University's Hattiesburg campus and left seven students injured. William Carey is affiliated with the Mississippi Baptist Convention and has campuses in Hattiesburg and Biloxi.

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  • Mississippi messengers adopt 2000 BF&M

    November 11 2016 by William H. Perkins Jr., The Baptist Record | with 0 comments
    Mississippi messengers adopt 2000 BF&M

    Messengers from among the 2,200 Mississippi Baptist Convention member churches unanimously approved adoption of the 2000 Baptist Faith and Message as the doctrinal guidelines for the convention, during the 181st annual meeting of the convention at First Baptist Church, Jackson, Nov. 1-2.

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  • 2000 BF&M slated for Mississippi Baptists’ 2016 meeting

    December 2 2015 by William H. Perkins Jr., Mississippi Baptist Record | with 0 comments
    2000 BF&M slated for Mississippi Baptists’ 2016 meeting

    Messengers to the Mississippi Baptist Convention’s 2015 annual meeting heard the first reading of a proposed constitutional amendment relating to the 2000 Baptist Faith and Message to be voted on at the convention’s 2016 annual meeting. Messengers also elected a new president and approved a 2016 Cooperative Program budget …

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