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  • Caraway children’s camps expand family involvement

    October 2 2018 by K. Allan Blume, BR Editor | with 0 comments
    Caraway children’s camps expand family involvement

    For more than 50 years, Caraway Conference Center and Camp operated a boy’s program in the summer and offered a year-round retreat and conference destination for Baptist churches. Six years ago, Caraway staff began discussing the decreasing summer attendance at the 1,100-acre facility near Asheboro, N.C.

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  • MK scholarships receive boost from WMU Foundation

    January 20 2016 by Candice Lee, WMU | with 0 comments
    MK scholarships receive boost from WMU Foundation

    The Woman’s Missionary Union Foundation will grant a greater number of college scholarships to missionary kids (MKs) this year, thanks to two estate gifts totaling $65,000. The foundation recently received the gifts and will add them to the endowments that support MK scholarships.

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  • Support for MKs affirmed by WMU Foundation board

    November 18 2015 by Candice Lee, WMU | with 0 comments
    Support for MKs affirmed by WMU Foundation board

    The Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) Foundation board of directors has affirmed their support for missionary kids (MKs) by committing to raise additional funding for MK scholarships. The WMU Foundation currently offers scholarships for International Mission Board and North American Mission Board MKs and will work toward providing additional scholarships …

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  • Duggar series pulled, Josh resigns FRC

    May 26 2015 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Duggar series pulled, Josh resigns FRC

    TLC has pulled the hit series “19 Kids and Counting” in response to media reports alleging Josh Duggar, the 27-year-old son of Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, sexually molested five underage girls when he was a teen. Duggar, now married with three children of his own, also resigned his position as a lobbyist.

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  • Caution urged with YouTube Kids app

    April 14 2015 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Caution urged with YouTube Kids app

    Google’s new YouTube Kids app may be a welcomed addition to children-friendly entertainment, but parents should still study the programming before exposing their children to its content, some Baptist communicators say. The app includes parental controls and has received favorable reviews on Google ...

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  • Children – more than numbers to these Christian workers

    August 16 2013 by Tess Rivers, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Children – more than numbers to these Christian workers

    Throughout Asia, Christian workers are sharing God’s love with children from all walks of life, from the desperately poor to the outrageously affluent.

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  • Beneath stereotypes, a stressful life for preachers’ kids

    May 10 2013 by Daniel Burke, Religion News Service | with 0 comments
    Beneath stereotypes, a stressful life for preachers’ kids

    Beneath the stereotypes of preacher’s kids as either goody two-shoes or devilish hellions lies a tense and sometimes taxing reality, the children of clergy say. Studies show that many PK’s, as the lingo goes, struggle with issues of identity, privacy and morality. There’s even a support group, Preacher’s Kids International, dedicated to the “celebration and recovery of those who grew up in the parsonage.”

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