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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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  • Fastest-growing, largest churches: Who made the list?

    September 13 2019 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Fastest-growing, largest churches: Who made the list?

    Thirty-four Southern Baptist congregations are among the fastest growing and largest evangelical churches in the latest Outreach 100 tally compiled by Outreach Magazine and LifeWay Research. “Tracking the fastest growing churches gives us a...

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