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  • NAAF to ‘fill the gap’ in state convention church training

    July 30 2018 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    NAAF to ‘fill the gap’ in state convention church training

    Through a new initiative of the National African American Fellowship (NAAF) of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), consultants are available to help state conventions train church staff in discipleship, evangelism, missions and community ministries. NAAF’s African American Ministry Assist Team (AAMAT) is designed to fill Southern Baptist resource gaps that NAAF said are widening …

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  • Jamaica missionaries’ slaying draws murder charge

    June 29 2016 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Jamaica missionaries’ slaying draws murder charge

    Local authorities have charged one man and named another a “person of interest” in the murders of two American missionaries in Jamaica. Andre Thomas was charged with murder and illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition in connection with the deaths of Randy Hentzel and Harold Nichols, the Jamaica Constabulary Force reported.

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  • Durham church hosts Strength Team for 5-night crusade

    November 4 2014 by Randall Floyd, Grey Stone Baptist Church | with 0 comments
    Durham church hosts Strength Team for 5-night crusade

    Grey Stone Baptist Church in Durham recently partnered with the Strength Team in a unique approach to evangelism and disciple-making. During the week of Oct. 8-12, the Strength Team led 25 school assemblies in Orange and Durham counties, sharing positive messages ranging from anti-bullying to…

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  • 49ers’ kicker perseveres

    February 1 2013 by Tim Ellsworth, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    49ers’ kicker perseveres

    David Akers spent a dozen seasons in the NFL in a time of plenty. Now in his second year with the San Francisco 49ers, Akers was one of the most consistent kickers in the game during 11 seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles, regularly hitting more than 80 percent of his field goal attempts.

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