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  • North Carolina ministries combine foster and adoption efforts

    July 19 2019 by Blake Ragsdale, Baptist Children’s Homes Communications | with 0 comments
    North Carolina ministries combine foster and adoption efforts

    Baptist Children’s Homes of North Carolina (BCH) and Christian Adoption Services (CAS) have agreed to partner together to offer comprehensive foster care and adoption services to families throughout the state. “This is an exciting day...

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  • Mandrell ready for LifeWay to ‘make an impact’

    July 19 2019 by Aaron Wilson, LifeWay Christian Resources | with 0 comments
    Mandrell ready for LifeWay to ‘make an impact’

    New LifeWay Christian Resources President and CEO Ben Mandrell presented employees their first assignment under his leadership – seek to impact people for Christ. Mandrell issued this challenge to employees in his first chapel address held...

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  • ‘Philosophical differences’: PPFA removes leader

    July 19 2019 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘Philosophical differences’: PPFA removes leader

    Planned Parenthood removed its president July 16 in part because of “philosophical differences,” a day after the Trump administration acted to begin cutting about 10 percent of the abortion giant’s government funding. The boards...

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  • Netflix cuts ‘13 Reasons Why’ Season 1 suicide scene

    July 19 2019 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Netflix cuts ‘13 Reasons Why’ Season 1 suicide scene

    Netflix cut a graphic suicide scene from Season 1 of “13 Reasons Why” on the streaming platform’s website, drawing praise from groups including Christians and mental health professionals. But the Parents Television Council (PTC),...

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  • Missouri Baptist university urged to clarify faith statement

    July 18 2019 by Missouri Pathway Staff | with 0 comments
    Missouri Baptist university urged to clarify faith statement

    Southwest Baptist University’s (SBU) Statement of Faith has not been implemented effectively across the fabric of the university, according to an external peer assessment committee that completed its work there in June. The committee, which...

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  • Henard to transition from West Virgina executive director

    William D. “Bill” Henard, executive director-treasurer of the West Virginia Convention of Southern Baptists since 2015, has accepted a call to pastor First Baptist Church in Athens, Tenn., the convention reported in a July 17 news...

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  • Vietnamese Baptists to aim for year-round ministry

    The Vietnamese Baptist Union of North America celebrated their largest-ever annual meeting – 1,500 attendees – when they gathered for four days in Atlanta. In their 35th annual meeting, the group adopted a new name, the Vietnamese...

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  • Cambodian Baptists regaining generational unity

    July 18 2019 by Tobin Perry | with 0 comments
    Cambodian Baptists regaining generational unity

    Seang Yiv has been part of the Cambodian Southern Baptist Fellowship for nearly 30 years, but he’s never heard a prayer quite like the one shared by Timothy Sieng at the fellowship’s recent meeting. “He expressed his love for his...

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  • Hurricane leaves Louisiana thankful for less impact

    July 17 2019 by Brian Blackwell and Philip Timothy, Baptist Message | with 0 comments
    Hurricane leaves Louisiana thankful for less impact

    The devastation from Hurricane Barry was less than anticipated in Louisiana based on forecasts, but for those who sustained damage it does not lessen the impact they felt. Several Louisiana Baptist churches reported that facilities suffered from...

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  • Refugee crisis: NOBTS students share gospel

    July 17 2019 by Gary D. Myers, NOBTS | with 0 comments
    Refugee crisis: NOBTS students share gospel

    Amid the fading beauty of central Athens, not far from the ancient ruins that draw so many tourists, a monumental refugee crisis persists. Along with suffering and uncertainty, the unfolding crisis offers an unprecedented opportunity for gospel...

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