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  • Pro-life lament greets California abortion law

    October 16 2019 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Pro-life lament greets California abortion law

    Pro-life advocates lamented California’s barrier-breaking enactment of a law requiring its public colleges and universities to provide non-surgical abortions to students. California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation Oct. 11 that mandates...

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  • Carolina Women challenged to make God’s Word a priority

    October 15 2019 by Dianna L. Cagle, BR Assistant Editor | with 0 comments
    Carolina Women challenged to make God’s Word a priority

    Nearly 300 women gathered at North Carolina’s Baptist Assembly at Fort Caswell on Oak Island Oct. 4-5. They collected $4,045.50 as an offering to Woman’s Missionary Union of North Carolina (WMU-NC) for hosting Carolina Women, a two-day...

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  • O’Rourke’s tax-exempt opposition draws response

    October 15 2019 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    O’Rourke’s tax-exempt opposition draws response

    Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke’s declaration churches should lose their tax-exempt status if they do not agree with same-sex marriage drew quick rebuttals from Southern Baptist leaders and others. If elected president,...

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  • SEBTS dedicates George Braswell Library

    October 15 2019 by Lauren Pratt, SEBTS | with 0 comments
    SEBTS dedicates George Braswell Library

    On Sept. 12, 2019, the George Braswell Missions and World Religions Library was dedicated in honor of the George Braswell, Emeritus Professor of Missions and World Religion at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS). Braswell and his...

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  • Floyd calls Baptists to culture of love

    October 15 2019 by Adam Covington and Julie Owens, SWBTS | with 0 comments
    Floyd calls Baptists to culture of love

    Christ’s message of love, conveyed in scripture, should guide our churches, our convention, and our daily walk as Christians, said Ronnie Floyd in an Oct. 11 chapel sermon at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (SWBTS). Floyd...

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  • ERLC republishes Henry book on democracy

    October 15 2019 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ERLC republishes Henry book on democracy

    A small volume written by the late evangelical Christian theologian Carl F.H. Henry in his latter years has gained new life because of the efforts of a Southern Baptist entity. The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) has republished...

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  • Brunson reaped spiritual ‘hunger’ in Turkish prison

    October 14 2019 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Brunson reaped spiritual ‘hunger’ in Turkish prison

    Two years in filthy Turkish prisons reaped for pastor Andrew Brunson a spiritual “hunger, desperation and running after God” that he hasn’t felt since his release. “I find that I don’t miss prison; I wouldn’t...

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  • IMB, Billy Graham Center focus on rural churches stateside and abroad

    The International Mission Board (IMB) and the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College’s Rural Matters Institute (RMI) have launched a five-year research project that aims to arm the rural church with resources needed to advance the gospel...

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  • NOBTS approves new mission statement, faculty

    October 14 2019 by Gary D. Myers, NOBTS | with 0 comments
    NOBTS approves new mission statement, faculty

    Trustees of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS) and Leavell College affirmed new president Jamie Dew's vision for the institution by approving a new mission statement during their fall meeting Oct. 9. The newly approved mission...

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  • Hurricane Michael: One year later, partnerships vital

    October 14 2019 by Margaret Colson, Florida Baptist Convention | with 0 comments
    Hurricane Michael: One year later, partnerships vital

    Joshua Fidler walked across a field that had been covered for almost ten months by massive debris – “a void that used to be our sanctuary” when he saw a page that had been ripped from a Bible in the cleanup following the fury of...

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