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  • Mohler: Lord’s Prayer is ‘revolutionary’ manifesto

    February 28 2018 by Andrew J.W. Smith, SBTS | with 0 comments
    Mohler: Lord’s Prayer is ‘revolutionary’ manifesto

    The Lord’s Prayer is a revolutionary manifesto for God’s eternal reign in heaven and earth, R. Albert Mohler Jr. writes in his new book, “The Prayer That Turns the World Upside Down.” Most people recognize the familiar refrains of the prayer. But people often don’t understand the words they’re saying, Mohler writes.

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  • Trump at Prayer Breakfast: ‘Lord’s grace all around us’

    February 9 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Trump at Prayer Breakfast: ‘Lord’s grace all around us’

    America’s heritage of faith and ongoing experience of God’s grace were President Donald Trump’s focus in an address Feb. 8 at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington. “Each year, this event reminds us that faith is central to American life and to liberty,” Trump said.

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  • Members of 117 churches urged to ‘rise up, build’

    January 31 2018 by Brian Blackwell, Baptist Message | with 0 comments
    Members of 117 churches urged to ‘rise up, build’

    Nearly 700 members of the Northwest Louisiana Baptist Association came together to cry out to God to bring revival during the fellowship’s third annual “Call to Prayer.” The gathering brought together Christians of various ages and ethnicities to pray for law enforcement, the persecuted church, missionaries serving around the world, pastors and other church leaders.

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  • 10 most viewed stories of 2017 at BRnow.org

    December 28 2017 by Biblical Recorder staff | with 0 comments
    10 most viewed stories of 2017 at BRnow.org

    Read the top 10 most viewed stories of the year from BRnow.org. The list includes features on Anne Graham Lotz, as she stepped into the leading role for the National Day of Pryaer and Russell Moore, as he prepared for the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission’s National Conference on parenting.

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  • Top 10 most shared social media posts in 2017

    December 28 2017 by Biblical Recorder staff | with 0 comments
    Top 10 most shared social media posts in 2017

    Lots of digital content from the Biblical Recorder is posted and shared throughout the year. Take a look at the top posts from 2017 for Facebook and Twitter.

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  • ‘In All Things Pray’ opens 2018 for Southern Baptists

    December 19 2017 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘In All Things Pray’ opens 2018 for Southern Baptists

    The month-long prayer emphasis “In All Things Pray” opens 2018 on the Southern Baptist Convention calendar, encouraging churches to pray corporately for 60 minutes at least weekly in January. Standing on Acts 1:8 and 2 Chronicles 7:14, In All Things Pray encourages scripture reading, public leadership, worship, vocalized prayer requests and guided prayer.

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  • Pope critiques Lord’s Prayer translation

    December 12 2017 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Pope critiques Lord’s Prayer translation

    Pope Francis’ comment that “lead us not into temptation” is a poor translation of a famous line from the Lord’s Prayer has generated discussion of Bible translation and the differences between Protestant and Catholic beliefs about scriptur

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  • ‘52 Sundays’ promotes prayer for missionaries

    December 12 2017 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    ‘52 Sundays’ promotes prayer for missionaries

    In his well-known books on prayer, American author E.M. Bounds wrote, “The success of all real missionary effort is dependent on prayer.” Thanks to a free resource called “52 Sundays,” churches have a tool to assist them in praying for missionary endeavors all around the world.

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  • Congress’ prayer tradition upheld by federal judge

    October 13 2017 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 1 comments
    Congress’ prayer tradition upheld by federal judge

    The constitutionality of legislative prayer gained reaffirmation when a federal court dismissed an atheist’s challenge of the U.S. House of Representatives’ right to bar him from delivering an invocation. Federal Judge Rosemary Collyer of the District of Columbia said U.S. Supreme Court precedent undergirds the long tradition of prayer to open congressional sessions and the House’s rules in carrying out the practice.

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  • Annual meeting: Special emphasis on prayer

    October 3 2017 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Annual meeting: Special emphasis on prayer

    N.C. Baptist leaders and pastors from across the state are praying that this year’s Annual Meeting of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina would be the beginning of a mighty move of God across the state and beyond. The theme of this year’s meeting is “Return to Me.”

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  • Student-led prayer weathering the storms

    September 28 2017 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Student-led prayer weathering the storms

    Catastrophic hurricanes in the U.S. and the Caribbean impeded planning for an annual student-led prayer event held Sept. 27, organizers said. In Texas, Hurricane Harvey killed an estimated 82 people or more and extensively flooded several communities just as training for the prayer event, See You at the Pole, would have begun.

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  • Prayer vigils held after church shooting

    September 26 2017 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Prayer vigils held after church shooting

    Prayer services continued as Nashville mourns a mass shooting at an area church that killed one and injured eight others including the pastor at the close of morning worship. Burnette Chapel Church of Christ hosted a prayer vigil Sept. 25 on the outskirts of its front lawn in Antioch.

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  • Conflicting rulings on prayer may open door to SCOTUS

    September 8 2017 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Conflicting rulings on prayer may open door to SCOTUS

    Two conflicting 2017 court rulings in cases challenging public prayer at government meetings increase the chance of a U.S. Supreme Court hearing on the issue, religious liberty advocate Ken Klukowski said Sept. 7. Rowan County plans to decide in late September whether to appeal the decision.

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  • North Korea missile launch leads Japan churches to pray

    August 31 2017 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    North Korea missile launch leads Japan churches to pray

    Following a North Korean missile launch that triggered emergency sirens in Japan and government warnings to seek cover, Baptists in Japan are expressing trust in God and asking fellow believers for prayer. “Prayers are becoming very specific,” said Ben Howard, an associate pastor at Yokohama International Baptist Church.

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  • Floyd named National Day of Prayer president

    August 23 2017 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Floyd named National Day of Prayer president

    Immediate past Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd has been appointed president of the National Day of Prayer Task Force. “America’s greatest need today is to experience the next Great Spiritual Awakening,” Floyd said. “We know that no great movement of God ever occurs that is not preceded by the extraordinary prayer of God’s people.”

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