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  • Love Life: More prayer, fewer abortions

    August 6 2018 by Dianna L. Cagle, BR Production Editor | with 0 comments
    Love Life: More prayer, fewer abortions

    A group of pro-life advocates in North Carolina believes God can end the abortion industry, and they are working with people across the state to make it happen. “We really can do something about it,” said Josh Kappes, director of city development at Love Life, a non-profit that leads people to pray and rally near abortion clinics …

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  • Donors ditch SWBTS over Patterson dismissal

    July 6 2018 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    Donors ditch SWBTS over Patterson dismissal

    A group of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary donors released a letter June 29 announcing their decision to halt financial support for the school as a result of former president Paige Patterson’s termination. The seven-page document, apparently drafted by oil industry executive Gary Loveless and cosigned by 25 other alleged donors, expressed “utter disdain” …

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  • Teen birthrate drop puts character in spotlight

    May 9 2016 by Erin Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Teen birthrate drop puts character in spotlight

    Having peaked more than 20 years ago, the teen birthrate fell 60 percent, from 61.8 births per 1,000 in 1991 to 24.2 births per 1,000 in 2014. This is the lowest birthrate among American teenagers since the government began tracking numbers. Observers are pointing to sex education programs ...

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  • Song of Solomon: A picture of marriage, Christ

    February 9 2015 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Song of Solomon: A picture of marriage, Christ

    It’s probably the most popular love story ever written, but its portrayal of marital intimacy has generated much controversy. Should Christians avoid reading such a provocative love story? No, because it’s in the Bible, it’s inspired by God, and it gives insight into one of Israel’s most significant kings …

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  • Documentary examines True Love Waits

    February 13 2014 by Aaron Earls, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Documentary examines True Love Waits

    LifeWay Films will release the documentary “True Love Waits: The Complicated Struggle for Sexual Purity” Feb. 15. It traces the story from the beginning to the present day relaunch, including the lives of individuals involved.

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  • True Love Project connects sexual purity with worship

    January 8 2014 by Aaron Earls, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    True Love Project connects sexual purity with worship

    Twenty years after the legacy of True Love Waits, the program is being relaunched through a new resource called The True Love Project, a video-driven Bible study for students written by author and speaker Clayton King. It summons for the next generation of students to understand their sexuality in light of the gospel.

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  • Clayton King slated as new ‘True Love Waits’ author

    December 9 2013 by From press releases | with 0 comments
    Clayton King slated as new ‘True Love Waits’ author

    Author and speaker Clayton King is slated to be the new author of international sexual abstinence campaign, “True Love Waits.” LifeWay Christian Resources has revamped the challenge to “True Love Project.” It will be available Dec. 15.

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  • ‘Do you really love them?’ Luter asks

    June 17 2013 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘Do you really love them?’ Luter asks

    America will not see revival until Christians unconditionally love the scripture, the Savior and one another, Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) President Fred Luter preached Tuesday evening (June 11) at the SBC annual meeting in Houston.

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  • Graffiti pastor joins NAMB LoveLoud team

    May 9 2013 by Adam Miller, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Graffiti pastor joins NAMB LoveLoud team

    Graffiti Church in Manhattan’s Lower East Side has long been a destination for Southern Baptist mission teams wanting to serve New York. Pastors tell stories of how it changed forever the way they view cities and poverty.

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  • Childhood memory reawakens call to LoveLoud ministry

    February 26 2013 by Joe Conway, NAMB | with 0 comments
    Childhood memory reawakens call to LoveLoud ministry

    A new home, new position, new ministry and new outlook came to Lorna Bius in the summer of 2012. But there was something oddly familiar about it all. Something in a childhood memory – forgotten for years – brought back the realization that Bius had seen this before.

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  • True Love Waits returns to where it began 20 years ago

    February 14 2013 by Sharayah Colter, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    True Love Waits returns to where it began 20 years ago

    True Love Waits morphed from a nameless concept in coffee break conversations into a movement that, beginning in February 1993, steadily spread to teenagers across the country. That month, 53 youth at Tulip Grove Baptist Church committed themselves to sexual abstinence before marriage.

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  • Uth urges messengers to ‘see those around you’

    David Uth called Southern Baptists to a fresh understanding of the depth of the love of Jesus Christ, urging them to “love loud and love much because of all that He has forgiven.”

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  • True Love Waits marks February for purity

    February 10 2012 by Don Beehler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    February sometimes is called the “month of love,” with Valentine’s week especially being a time when people not only send cards and gifts to loved ones, but also when families and churches give special attention to the meaning of true love and the value of saving sex for marriage.

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