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  • Prayers, unity highlight Day of Prayer event in Capitol

    May 7 2018 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Prayers, unity highlight Day of Prayer event in Capitol

    Southern Baptist and other evangelical speakers called for, and hundreds of participants prayed for, unity in the church and country during a National Day of Prayer (NDOP) observance May 3 in the U.S. Capitol. The televised evening event came near the close of the United States’ 67th annual observance of the NDOP.

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  • Local events, faith initiative mark 67th Day of Prayer

    May 4 2018 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Local events, faith initiative mark 67th Day of Prayer

    Multitudes prayed in thousands of venues on the 2018 National Day of Prayer, capped with a televised national prayer service scheduled May 3 in the U.S. Capitol. Southern Baptist Convention Pastors’ Conference President H.B. Charles was a main speaker at the 67th annual observance in Washington.

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  • Toronto pastor’s hope: God will use evil for good

    April 25 2018 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Toronto pastor’s hope: God will use evil for good

    “Just steps away” from where a driver began a carnage that killed 10 and injured 15 on a pedestrian-friendly Toronto street, Willowdale Baptist Church pastor Bruce Jones is corralling a hurting community for prayer. Jones can stand at his church and see Olive Square, where police say Alek Minassian started to weave on and off the sidewalk.

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  • National Day of Prayer: Unity in nation, among churches

    April 17 2018 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 1 comments
    National Day of Prayer: Unity in nation, among churches

    Unity across the nation and among churches spanning all denominations, generations, races and cultures is the overarching plea of the 2018 National Day of Prayer, scheduled for May 3. Mobilizing people across the nation in public prayer events May 3 is the day’s goal, event president Ronnie Floyd said at nationaldayofprayer.org.

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  • Austin bombings: Pastors unite in prayer

    March 22 2018 by Grace Thornton, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Austin bombings: Pastors unite in prayer

    The spate of bombings in Austin that had everyone in the city on “high alert” may be over after suspect Mark Anthony Conditt killed himself with an explosive March 21. The latest development left many Christian leaders thankful the situation didn’t become far worse, said David Smith, executive director of Austin Baptist Association.

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  • Mohler: Lord’s Prayer is ‘revolutionary’ manifesto

    February 28 2018 by Andrew J.W. Smith, SBTS | with 0 comments
    Mohler: Lord’s Prayer is ‘revolutionary’ manifesto

    The Lord’s Prayer is a revolutionary manifesto for God’s eternal reign in heaven and earth, R. Albert Mohler Jr. writes in his new book, “The Prayer That Turns the World Upside Down.” Most people recognize the familiar refrains of the prayer. But people often don’t understand the words they’re saying, Mohler writes.

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  • Trump at Prayer Breakfast: ‘Lord’s grace all around us’

    February 9 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Trump at Prayer Breakfast: ‘Lord’s grace all around us’

    America’s heritage of faith and ongoing experience of God’s grace were President Donald Trump’s focus in an address Feb. 8 at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington. “Each year, this event reminds us that faith is central to American life and to liberty,” Trump said.

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  • Members of 117 churches urged to ‘rise up, build’

    January 31 2018 by Brian Blackwell, Baptist Message | with 0 comments
    Members of 117 churches urged to ‘rise up, build’

    Nearly 700 members of the Northwest Louisiana Baptist Association came together to cry out to God to bring revival during the fellowship’s third annual “Call to Prayer.” The gathering brought together Christians of various ages and ethnicities to pray for law enforcement, the persecuted church, missionaries serving around the world, pastors and other church leaders.

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  • 10 most viewed stories of 2017 at BRnow.org

    December 28 2017 by Biblical Recorder staff | with 0 comments
    10 most viewed stories of 2017 at BRnow.org

    Read the top 10 most viewed stories of the year from BRnow.org. The list includes features on Anne Graham Lotz, as she stepped into the leading role for the National Day of Pryaer and Russell Moore, as he prepared for the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission’s National Conference on parenting.

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  • Top 10 most shared social media posts in 2017

    December 28 2017 by Biblical Recorder staff | with 0 comments
    Top 10 most shared social media posts in 2017

    Lots of digital content from the Biblical Recorder is posted and shared throughout the year. Take a look at the top posts from 2017 for Facebook and Twitter.

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  • ‘In All Things Pray’ opens 2018 for Southern Baptists

    December 19 2017 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘In All Things Pray’ opens 2018 for Southern Baptists

    The month-long prayer emphasis “In All Things Pray” opens 2018 on the Southern Baptist Convention calendar, encouraging churches to pray corporately for 60 minutes at least weekly in January. Standing on Acts 1:8 and 2 Chronicles 7:14, In All Things Pray encourages scripture reading, public leadership, worship, vocalized prayer requests and guided prayer.

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  • Pope critiques Lord’s Prayer translation

    December 12 2017 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Pope critiques Lord’s Prayer translation

    Pope Francis’ comment that “lead us not into temptation” is a poor translation of a famous line from the Lord’s Prayer has generated discussion of Bible translation and the differences between Protestant and Catholic beliefs about scriptur

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  • ‘52 Sundays’ promotes prayer for missionaries

    December 12 2017 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    ‘52 Sundays’ promotes prayer for missionaries

    In his well-known books on prayer, American author E.M. Bounds wrote, “The success of all real missionary effort is dependent on prayer.” Thanks to a free resource called “52 Sundays,” churches have a tool to assist them in praying for missionary endeavors all around the world.

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  • Congress’ prayer tradition upheld by federal judge

    October 13 2017 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 1 comments
    Congress’ prayer tradition upheld by federal judge

    The constitutionality of legislative prayer gained reaffirmation when a federal court dismissed an atheist’s challenge of the U.S. House of Representatives’ right to bar him from delivering an invocation. Federal Judge Rosemary Collyer of the District of Columbia said U.S. Supreme Court precedent undergirds the long tradition of prayer to open congressional sessions and the House’s rules in carrying out the practice.

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  • Annual meeting: Special emphasis on prayer

    October 3 2017 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Annual meeting: Special emphasis on prayer

    N.C. Baptist leaders and pastors from across the state are praying that this year’s Annual Meeting of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina would be the beginning of a mighty move of God across the state and beyond. The theme of this year’s meeting is “Return to Me.”

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