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  • Youth ‘Re-imagine’ parables of Jesus

    August 21 2018 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Youth ‘Re-imagine’ parables of Jesus

    Middle and high school students from across North Carolina took a fresh look at some of the most well-known teachings of Jesus throughout the summer as part of summer Youth Weeks held at the North Carolina Baptist Assembly at Fort Caswell. “Re-imagine” was the theme of youth weeks, which drew nearly 6,500 teen-agers from more than 270 churches …

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  • Trucker who killed family of 5 finds mercy

    August 6 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Trucker who killed family of 5 finds mercy

    A grieving father’s scripture-laden plea for mercy led to a lenient 180-day jail sentence for the truck driver who killed a missionary family of five in an auto accident last year. Cedric Pals told Keith County (Neb.) District Judge Richard Birch he has experienced “unrelenting anguish” …

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  • Pope’s abortion absolution ‘disconnected’ from gospel

    September 17 2015 by Erin Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Pope’s abortion absolution ‘disconnected’ from gospel

    Pope Francis extended to priests worldwide the authority to offer absolution for the sin of abortion during the Catholic Church’s “Holy Year of Mercy,” which begins Dec. 8 and runs through Nov. 20 of next year. Baptists lamented the implication that forgiveness must be sought from anyone but Christ.

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  • Pizza delivery attack leads student to forgive

    May 8 2015 by S. Craig Sanders, SBTS | with 0 comments
    Pizza delivery attack leads student to forgive

    A Boyce College student who was stabbed and carjacked outside an emergency room while making a pizza delivery says he forgives his attacker. Josh Lewis, 19, has been employed at Spinelli’s Pizzeria since last August and is a sophomore at Boyce, the undergraduate school of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky.

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  • Murder, forgiveness recounted in new book

    October 4 2013 by Marty King, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Murder, forgiveness recounted in new book

    Stephen Owens was 12 years old when he discovered his father’s body in their Memphis home after his mother, Gaile Owens, hired a stranger to murder him. Owens’ new book, Set Free, shares how he overcame the traumatic events of his childhood by forgiving his mother.

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  • ‘Heaven’s Rain’: painful road to forgiveness

    June 28 2013 by Beth Byrd, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘Heaven’s Rain’: painful road to forgiveness

    When Brooks Douglass awoke in ICU after enduring a gunshot wound, the last thing on the mind of the 16-year-old preacher’s son was forgiveness.

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