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  • Volunteers serve Coastal N.C. after Hurricane Dorian

    September 16 2019 by Dianna L. Cagle, BR Assistant Editor | with 0 comments
    Volunteers serve Coastal N.C. after Hurricane Dorian

    News outlets spent last week looking back at Hurricanes Fran and Florence. Hurricane Dorian, once a category 5 storm that hovered over the Bahamas, struck land in North Carolina as a category 1 on Sept. 6, a week prior. “Bigger disasters get...

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  • Schofield: October prayer emphasis to illustrate revival

    September 16 2019 by Biblical Recorder and BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Schofield: October prayer emphasis to illustrate revival

    The Baptist State Convention of North Carolina is once again calling N.C. Baptists to unite in a 30-day prayer emphasis for revival and spiritual awakening this October leading up to this year’s annual meeting in November. The “Pray...

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  • TRUSTEES: ERLC honors Denhollander, Lankford

    September 16 2019 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    TRUSTEES: ERLC honors Denhollander, Lankford

    Trustees of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) approved a leading advocate for sexual abuse survivors and a United States senator as recipients of the entity’s 2019 awards during their annual meeting Sept...

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  • Dem debate: No mention of abortion, religious liberty

    September 16 2019 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Dem debate: No mention of abortion, religious liberty

    The third Democratic presidential debate failed to address abortion and religious freedom – two primary issues for many evangelical Christians – but offered the 10 participants the opportunity to wrangle over a host of mostly domestic...

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  • Legacy Tree connects church to Baptist retirees

    September 16 2019 by Joe Westbury | with 0 comments
    Legacy Tree connects church to Baptist retirees

    It can be frustrating to purchase a Christmas gift for someone who has everything. But have you tried purchasing a gift for someone who has less than enough to make ends meet and yet insists on the gift going to someone more worthy? That’s...

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  • ‘Dirty Jobs’ star helps ministry transform community

    September 16 2019 by Brian Blackwell, Baptist Message | with 0 comments
    ‘Dirty Jobs’ star helps ministry transform community

    Brenda Lomax-Brown received a surprise visit from television personality Mike Rowe, who showed up with a film crew to give her a $20,000 check and a new playground for the local ministry she directs in the Hollygrove-Dixon neighborhood of New...

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  • Women’s group hears ‘heartbreaking’ stories at border

    The man was afraid that if he refused one more time, it might be his last. Or even worse – it might seal his teenage daughter’s fate. “In Guatemala, it’s next to impossible to run a small business, because once you start...

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  • Portable ultrasound goes to women in crisis

    September 13 2019 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Portable ultrasound goes to women in crisis

    Hannah Pregnancy Resource Center is now able to take sonogram technology to abortion-vulnerable women in southern Arkansas because of a donation from the Psalm 139 Project. Hannah Pregnancy Resource Center (PRC) celebrated Aug. 17 the placement of...

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  • Jarrid Wilson tweeted hope before tragic death

    September 13 2019 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Jarrid Wilson tweeted hope before tragic death

    Southern Baptist pastor Jarrid Wilson played games with his son Denham, attended his son Finch’s baseball practice and tweeted encouragement to a struggling alcoholic within hours of dying by suicide late Sept. 9. Wilson was 30. “I...

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  • Church pays off $4M medical debt in East Texas

    September 13 2019 by Tobin Perry | with 0 comments
    Church pays off $4M medical debt in East Texas

    Hundreds of homes throughout East Texas got an unusual yellow envelope in their mailboxes, thanks to one Southern Baptist church in Texas. It wasn’t a church invite or junk mail. Instead, it could be worth tens of thousands of dollars for...

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