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  • Executive Comm considers DC convention, mission board merger

    February 22 2018 by Baptist Press staff | with 0 comments
    Executive Comm considers DC convention, mission board merger

    The Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee (EC) has given the District of Columbia Baptist Convention 90 days to “secure” the “the removal of any churches from its fellowship that have demonstrated a faith or practice affirming, approving or endorsing homosexual behavior,” according to a recommendation adopted by the EC Feb. 20.

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  • Roe v. Wade ‘survivors’ defend right to life

    January 23 2018 by Bonnie Pritchett, Southern Baptist TEXAN | with 0 comments
    Roe v. Wade ‘survivors’ defend right to life

    People from across the nation and around world rallied Jan. 19 at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. for the annual March for Life just three days prior to the 45th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision that legalized abortion on demand across the nation

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  • ‘Must-see’ Bible museum opens to public

    November 20 2017 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘Must-see’ Bible museum opens to public

    Protestant, Catholic and Jewish leaders from the U.S. and Israel joined Museum of the Bible board chairman Steve Green to dedicate the eight-story attraction in Washington Nov. 17 in advance of the public opening. The more-than-$500-million structure opened exclusively to the media Nov. 14 and 15 and held a special dedication and ribbon cutting.

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  • Greens’ Museum of Bible to offer free admission

    August 14 2017 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Greens’ Museum of Bible to offer free admission

    The Museum of the Bible slated to open in November in Washington will offer free admission while reserving special perks for members, the museum announced Aug. 11. An artist’s rendering of the Museum of the Bible, slated to open near the U.S. Capitol in the fall of this year.

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  • Last-ditch effort aims to stop D.C. assisted suicide

    February 15 2017 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 1 comments
    Last-ditch effort aims to stop D.C. assisted suicide

    A congressional committee has taken the first step in a fast-track effort to prevent the legalization of physician-assisted suicide in the nation’s capital. The House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee voted 22-14 Feb. 13 to disapprove of the District of Columbia’s Death With Dignity Act.

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