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  • Confederate statues removed from Memphis parks

    December 26 2017 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Confederate statues removed from Memphis parks

    Two controversial Confederate statues were removed from Memphis parks Dec. 20 shortly after the city council approved sale of the public land to a nonprofit organization. The sudden developments came after the city met roadblocks in its lengthy effort to take down statues of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest and President Jefferson Davis.

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  • Billy Graham statue, stamp approved

    September 24 2015 by M.H. Cavanaugh, Christian Action League | with 1 comments
    Billy Graham statue, stamp approved

    North Carolina lawmakers passed two measures this week to honor North Carolina native, Billy Graham. Now 96 years old, Graham has preached the gospel to more than 215 million people in more than 185 countries. Graham has written 33 books and counseled presidents in office since Harry Truman.

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  • Satanist statue prompts Michigan Bapt. response

    August 4 2015 by Benjamin Hawkins, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Satanist statue prompts Michigan Bapt. response

    Michigan Baptists will not waver in their efforts to spread the gospel throughout their state, even after The Satanic Temple has unveiled a bronze, 9-foot-tall statue of Baphomet in Detroit, says Tim Patterson, a Baptist leader in the state.

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