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  • Social media & teens: a way ‘to see what is happening’

    June 27 2018 by Morgan Collier, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Social media & teens: a way ‘to see what is happening’

    While social media often is seen as a bad thing, what if Instagram and YouTube could be used to reach the lost, nurture spiritual maturity and expand congregations? A pivotal outreach to today’s youth may start with an LED screen, with 95 percent of teenagers reportedly having a smartphone or access to …

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  • Super Bowl Twitter campaign tackles sex trafficking

    February 3 2018 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Super Bowl Twitter campaign tackles sex trafficking

    Sex trafficking demand increases when large crowds gather for such events as the Super Bowl, an advocacy group said in launching a Feb. 4 Twitter campaign to spread awareness of sexual exploitation. While sex trafficking remains a crime that must be tackled all year round, the demand has been proven to increase at previous Super Bowls, the National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) said in launching #TackleDemand.

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  • Trump knocks Moore after national media comments

    May 10 2016 by Art Toalston, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Trump knocks Moore after national media comments

    Russell Moore spoke and Donald Trump took notice in one of his Twitter posts May 9. Trump’s tweet came the morning after Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, criticized the presumptive Republican nominee on CBS’ “Face the Nation” and, two days earlier, in a New York Times online op-ed.

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  • Hobby Lobby ruling draws Baptists to Twitter

    July 1 2014 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Hobby Lobby ruling draws Baptists to Twitter

    Twitter was a preferred format for many Southern Baptist leaders and others to express their reactions in the hours following the landmark Supreme Court decision June 30 to protect the owners of Hobby Lobby and other corporations who, based on sincerely held religious beliefs, refuse to provide abortion-causing drugs to employees.

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