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  • SWBTS English institute aiding int’l students

    September 12 2018 by Art Toalston, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    SWBTS English institute aiding int’l students

    Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary’s (SWBTS) English Language Institute (ELI) is now assisting full-time international students who need to improve their English comprehension. “Students who couldn’t study here before at Southwestern now have a pathway,” said Caitlin Yowell, ELI director. “The intensive English program is a fast-paced study program.

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  • 3rd video may build pro-life momentum

    July 30 2015 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    3rd video may build pro-life momentum

    Some 13,000 pro-life activists called on Congress to defund Planned Parenthood at more than 60 rallies across America on the same day the Center for Medical Progress released a third video showing Planned Parenthood executives discussing the sale of baby parts obtained through abortion.

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  • Raleigh campus ministry ‘high-leverage’

    April 7 2015 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    Raleigh campus ministry ‘high-leverage’

    “Give me the right lever, and I shall move the world,” said David Ethridge, paraphrasing the Greek thinker Archimedes. “Collegiate ministry is the right lever to move the world.” He believes that, along with the various collegiate ministries at university campuses across North Carolina, the Raleigh BCM has a lot of potential.

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  • Parking spat as murder motive? N.C. Muslims not convinced

    February 12 2015 by Yonat Shimron, Religion News Service | with 1 comments
    Parking spat as murder motive? N.C. Muslims not convinced

    Preliminary police reports describe a long-simmering dispute over parking as the motive for the killings of three Muslim students at a Chapel Hill condominium Feb. 10. The triple murders in this usually harmonious university town immediately took on a larger narrative of hate crimes against Muslims …

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  • See You at the Pole marks 24 years

    September 26 2014 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    See You at the Pole marks 24 years

    The global prayer meeting ‘See You at the Pole’ marked its 24th year Sept. 24. An estimated three million or more elementary through college students gathered at flagpoles on campuses across the United States and many foreign countries to pray for moral and spiritual awakening for their schools and communities.

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  • N.C. students serve among T people in Southeast Asia

    September 9 2014 by Paige Turner, International Mission Board | with 0 comments
    N.C. students serve among T people in Southeast Asia

    Autumn James met many T people this summer in the two weeks she spent helping lead a five-member team of college students from North Carolina to research the people group. The T people are an unreached, unengaged people group in Southeast Asia with less than 1 percent of the population believing in Jesus.

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  • Family shares life, Christ with international students

    October 8 2013 by Shawn Hendricks, BR managing editor | with 0 comments
    Family shares life, Christ with international students

    For the pastor of Three Forks Baptist Church in Boone there is a “down side” to the relationships and ministry his congregation and family have built with international students at Appalachian State University. Most of these students return home and it is like losing family for the David Ricker and his family.

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  • Engage 24 stirs college hearts for lost

    September 20 2013 by Adam Miller, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Engage 24 stirs college hearts for lost

    University of Delaware senior Allie Murray had never shared the gospel, but during an Engage 24 evangelism outreach, she discovered it can be a positive experience.

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  • 27 of 65 new missionaries served overseas as students

    September 5 2013 by Tess Rivers, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    27 of 65 new missionaries served overseas as students

    David Taylor never imagined himself on an overseas mission trip. But when his Bible study leader at North Carolina State University asked him to pray about a summer mission trip in 2002 to Asia, Taylor agreed.

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  • ‘First Week’ shows Christ’s love to international students

    June 10 2013 by Buddy Overman, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    ‘First Week’ shows Christ’s love to international students

    When Sammy Joo arrived in the United States 12 years ago from South Korea to attend Golden Gate Seminary in Mill Valley, Calif., he came with his wife, infant child and all the belongings they could squeeze in two duffel bags.

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  • Deep Impact leaders teach students to ‘share story’

    September 13 2012 by Melissa Lilley, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Deep Impact leaders teach students to ‘share story’

    After 15 years of working in retail, Dollie Noa was on her way to becoming a top-level manager, with no thoughts of looking back. But before she could continue climbing the corporate ladder, she realized that life was more than work. She wanted to invest more of her time in serving God and loving her family.

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  • Colleges try to help students through tough times

    January 19 2009 by Steve DeVane, BR Managing Editor | with 0 comments

    Wingate University  president Jerry McGee was so concerned about how students would make it through the economic downturn that he recorded a video for students that was posted Dec. 9 on YouTube. In early January the video had been viewed more than 1,200 times.

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