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  • MBTS ‘Day of Sharing’ proclaims gospel

    September 18 2019 by T. Patrick Hudson, MBTS | with 0 comments
    MBTS ‘Day of Sharing’ proclaims gospel

    Nearly 100 Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (MBTS) and Spurgeon College students, faculty and staff partnered with local area churches on Sept. 10 to proclaim the gospel during an annual outreach event known as the “One Great Day of...

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  • Phoenix artists win at state high court

    September 18 2019 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Phoenix artists win at state high court

    The Arizona Supreme Court ruled Sept. 16 the city of Phoenix’s use of an anti-discrimination ordinance violates the freedom of speech and religion of two artists who refuse to create custom invitations for same-sex weddings. The court&rsquo...

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  • A bold & obedient witness

    September 18 2019 by Madeline Arthington, IMB | with 0 comments
    A bold & obedient witness

    Ruslan’s ritual Muslim prayers, which he performed five times a day, brought no relief to the ugliness he felt in his heart. He was a tough young man. He angered easily and was a troublemaker in his village in Central Asia. But when Ruslan...

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  • ‘Rise up,’ Floyd urges churches at inauguration

    September 17 2019 by Grace Thornton, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘Rise up,’ Floyd urges churches at inauguration

    At more than 47,000 churches strong, Southern Baptists can have a massive spiritual footprint – they just have to harness the power of prayer and their resources for the sake of the gospel, Ronnie Floyd said. “God has blessed us...

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  • Church planter gets to ‘The Bottoms’ in Concord

    September 17 2019 by Mike Creswell, BSC/Fruitland Baptist Bible College | with 0 comments
    Church planter gets to ‘The Bottoms’ in Concord

    Drive past Charlotte’s jagged skyline. Head north up I-85 a ways, past the big speedway and the shopping mall. You’ve come to Concord. Wander towards downtown. At some unmarked point not on a map, you pass into an area some locals call...

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  • Floyd to NAMB staff: Champion gospel unashamedly

    September 17 2019 by Mike Ebert, NAMB | with 0 comments
    Floyd to NAMB staff: Champion gospel unashamedly

    In his first visit to the North American Mission Board (NAMB) in his new role as president of the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee, Ronnie Floyd challenged staff members to “champion unashamedly the sharing of the gospel with...

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  • ‘See You at the Pole’ school prayer event Sept. 25

    September 17 2019 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘See You at the Pole’ school prayer event Sept. 25

    Students in more than 60 countries are anticipated to pray in schools Sept. 25 at numerous See You at the Pole (SYATP) events and during Global Week of Student Prayer Sept. 22-28. “If...,” this year’s theme drawn from 2...

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  • Wedgwood tragedy 20 years later: ‘He is faithful’

    September 17 2019 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Wedgwood tragedy 20 years later: ‘He is faithful’

    For Tralissa Griffin, whose daughter Cassie was among those who lost their lives at Wedgwood Baptist Church 20 years ago, healing began with God’s comforting voice. For Cassie’s father David, his shaken faith was strengthened when he...

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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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