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  • Cincinnati shooting spurs Baptists ‘to bring hope’

    September 7 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Cincinnati shooting spurs Baptists ‘to bring hope’

    A shooting rampage in Cincinnati that left four dead and two others injured Sept. 6 led a city councilman to request aid from the community. Within minutes Cincinnati Baptists began responding. An unidentified gunman entered Cincinnati’s 30-story Fifth Third Center through a loading dock at 9:10 a.m. local time and opened fire in the lobby, according to media reports.

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  • ‘Be the light’ urged after Jacksonville shootings

    August 28 2018 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘Be the light’ urged after Jacksonville shootings

    Four deaths and 13 injuries from shootings at two sporting events this past weekend in Jacksonville, Fla., have leaders lamenting “a new normal” of violence amid calls to prayer that seemingly fade away. Three were killed and 11 injured in a mass shooting at a high stakes video game tournament Sunday …

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  • ‘Shock’ at Maryland churches after Capital Gazette killings

    July 2 2018 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘Shock’ at Maryland churches after Capital Gazette killings

    Area Southern Baptists are in shock, mourning and offering aid after a mass shooter killed five Annapolis, Md., newspaper employees in the town where friendships easily overlap, pastors told Baptist Press. “Annapolis is a small town of about 50,000 people, and everybody is very well connected to just about all five of the victims,” said …

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