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  • Baptists reach bikers at BBB

    October 23 2015 by Caleb Yarbrough, Arkansas Baptist News | with 0 comments
    Baptists reach bikers at BBB

    Hundreds of thousands of motorcycle riders recently converged on northwest Arkansas to take part in Bikes, Blues and BBQ, one of the largest motorcycle rallies in the country. Southern Baptists from across Arkansas and beyond used the event as an opportunity to share the gospel of Christ.

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  • At Sturgis, Alaskan grocer finds divine appointment

    October 22 2015 by Jim Burton, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    At Sturgis, Alaskan grocer finds divine appointment

    When Mike Cooper learned about the 2015 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally from his pastor in Alaska he felt compelled to go. Cooper wanted to volunteer for evangelism at the Dakota Baptist Convention’s Sturgis Bike Giveaway hospitality tent at the rally’s 75th anniversary.

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  • N.C. rally to give Christians a ‘voice’

    October 6 2015 by K. Allan Blume, BR Editor | with 0 comments
    N.C. rally to give Christians a ‘voice’

    An Aug. 29 rally on the steps of the South Carolina state capitol drew 12,000 people to hear pastors and national leaders that included Gov. Rick Perry of Texas and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz. The speakers denounced abortion and gay marriage, and they called for a spiritual awakening ...

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  • Sturgis volunteers ready for more miracles of faith

    July 16 2015 by Victor Lee, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Sturgis volunteers ready for more miracles of faith

    Amid thousands of bikers, often with debauchery nearby, Southern Baptist volunteers will share their redemption in Jesus during the 75th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, Aug. 3-8 in South Dakota. Sturgis, population 6,000 for 358 days a year, will swell to hundreds of thousands for the milestone, drawing every kind of person ...

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  • Return America Rally stands up for marriage

    October 6 2014 by Michael McEwen, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    Return America Rally stands up for marriage

    In 2006, board members of the North Carolina Christian School Association became concerned with the lack of knowledge and respect for Judeo-Christian values in America. This organization is building a network of churches and individuals to educate the public in Judeo-Christian values, as well as influence American government in these principles.

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  • Sturgis bike rally volunteers move into ‘devil’s playground’

    August 18 2014 by Karen L. Willoughby, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Sturgis bike rally volunteers move into ‘devil’s playground’

    The Dakota Baptist Convention-led outreach – with its popular giveaway of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle – gave 120 volunteers from at least 20 states and Canada 3,654 opportunities to share three-minute testimonies, up from 2,141 last year, leading to professions of faith by 513 people, up from 178 in 2013.

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  • Church anti-bullying push follows gun incidents

    September 28 2012 by Sharon Mager/Baptist Life | with 0 comments
    Church anti-bullying push follows gun incidents

    “Enough is enough,” the crowd, mostly wearing blue shirts, chanted at an anti-bullying rally on the front lawn of First Baptist Church (FBC) in Essex, Md. The “B3 Code Blue” rally was in response to a shooting at Perry Hall High School about 10 miles from the church and a gun incident at Stemmers Run Middle School about a mile away.

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  • Baptists reach souls at motorcycle rally

    August 23 2012 by Fred MacDonald, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Baptists reach souls at motorcycle rally

    As hordes of bikers attend the world’s largest motorcycle rally in the small town of Sturgis, S.D., churches of the Dakota Baptist Convention partner with Southern Baptists from across the United States to spread the gospel. The annual August event draws hundreds of thousands of bikers from around the world to this town of just over 6,600 people in South Dakota’s Black Hills.

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