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  1. Southern Baptist race summit calls for focus on reconciliationRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Religion News Service

    ... half hour of the conference Thursday (March 26), the denomination's top ethics czar acknowledged that the Southern Baptist heritage included preaching family values while splitting up the families of black slaves. "Our heritage comes to us through a ...

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  2. Florida Baptists share Christ in Peru through baseballA rope isn't...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Florida Baptist Witness

    ... other former and current high school, college and professional baseball players and coaches - all from Southern Baptist churches in Florida and Tennessee. In late 2009, International Mission Board missionaries Tim and Joy Mitchell, from Georgia, ...

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  3. Heaven (visitation stories) can wait, Christian bookstore chain saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Coastal Courier

    ... book's sales are now up to "6.5 million copies in 46 languages." Heaven, apparently, can wait, a chain of Southern Baptist-owned bookstores says. More specifically, the flurry of books retelling personal visits to the afterlife are now off the ...

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  4. Religion news in briefRead the original story

    Wednesday | KRON 4

    The publishing arm of the Southern Baptist Convention has stopped selling popular accounts of the afterlife like "Heaven is for Real" and "90 Minutes in Heaven" at its national chain of Lifeway Christian Bookstores. Last summer, Southern Baptists at their annual convention warned that such books and films can lead people astray with "personal testimonies that cannot be corroborated" and sometimes conflict with Scripture.

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  5. Personal afterlife accounts removed from Baptist bookstoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WBNS

    The publishing arm of the Southern Baptist Convention has stopped selling popular accounts of the afterlife like "Heaven is for Real" and "90 Minutes in Heaven" at its national chain of Lifeway Christian Bookstores. Last summer, Southern Baptists at their annual convention warned that such books and films can lead people astray with "personal testimonies that cannot be corroborated" and sometimes conflict with Scripture.

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  6. Climate denial rejects God's gift of knowledge, says church leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Grist Magazine

    The highest ranking woman in the Anglican Communion has said climate denial is a "blind" and immoral position which rejects God's gift of knowledge. Katharine Jefferts Schori, presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church and one of the most powerful women in Christianity, said that climate change was a moral imperative akin to that of the civil rights movement.

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  7. Heaven can wait, Christian bookstore chain saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Deseret News

    If you're looking for the latest personal narrative book on someone "visiting" heaven, pass over a visit to LifeWay Christian Bookstores, a Southern Baptist-owned chain that's scrapping the popular titles. If you're looking for the latest personal narrative book on someone "visiting" heaven, pass over a visit to LifeWay Christian Bookstores, a Southern Baptist-owned chain that's scrapping the popular titles.

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  8. Council transfers donated funds to disaster relief groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | C & G Newspapers

    Win Williams, of Brighton, disaster relief state director for the Baptist State Convention of Michigan, and Eddie Blackmon, a Florida resident and Southern Baptist Disaster Relief coordinator, helped spearhead the group's recovery effort in Warren last year. WARREN - Word that the Southern Baptist Disaster Relief organization could soon return to Warren to resume recovery efforts after last summer's disastrous flooding should come as a relief for residents still struggling to put their lives and properties back together.

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  9. Op-ed: Why the Parents of a Texas Gay Man Support Marriage EqualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Advocate

    ... he wasn't. Then at the age of 19, he came out to Gena and me. I was devastated. I was a fourth-generation Southern Baptist and a fourth-generation Texan. Everything I had known, everything I had been taught, was that homosexuality was a sin and ...

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  10. Climate denial is immoral, says head of US Episcopal Church:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Raw Story

    The highest ranking woman in the Anglican communion has said climate denial is a "blind" and immoral position which rejects God's gift of knowledge. Katharine Jefferts Schori, presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church and one of the most powerful women in Christianity, said that climate change was a moral imperative akin to that of the civil rights movement.

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  11. UF students spend spring break helping rebuild Sandy victims'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Florida Baptist Witness

    ... who, along with campus minister Eddie Gilley, spent spring break week, March 1-7, volunteering with the Southern Baptist Disaster Relief (SBDR) in Central Islip, N.Y. The Superstorm Sandy Rebuild is the outgrowth of the response SBDR provided in the ...

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  12. Ted Cruz: Ability, will, but maybe no wayRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Commonweal

    ... candidacy there "fitting, as [he] has joked that 'I'm Cuban, Irish and Italian, and yet somehow I ended up Southern Baptist.'" The university nonetheless noted it is by law prohibited from endorsing candidates, and indeed more from the GOP are ...

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  13. Its Official, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) Is All In: Tweets He is Running...Read the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Scared Monkeys

    ... The announcement is fitting, as Cruz has joked, "I'm Cuban, Irish and Italian, and yet somehow I ended up Southern Baptist," according to Dallas News. "We're honored that political candidates are now requesting to appear at Liberty," Falwell said. ...

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  14. Leading female evangelical blazes trails, builds bridgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Statesboro Herald

    ... polarized culture. Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, said Prior's ability to prioritize thoughtful reflection over confrontation makes her an important asset for America's ...

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  15. Election 2016: Why Ted Cruz picked Liberty UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | WMAL-AM Washington

    Founded by former Southern Baptist pastor and conservative political commentator Jerry Falwell, the university emphasizes traditional conservative Christian values and beliefs. The school is now a magnet for Republican presidential candidates and politicians, often times during their campaigns as they're looking to enhance their support among evangelical voters. 1 comment

  16. Herea s what we know about the faith of Sen. Cruz, whoa s set to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Washington Post

    ... father and a mother from Delaware, has joked that "I'm Cuban, Irish and Italian, and yet somehow I ended up Southern Baptist." Cruz was raised a Christian and said he became one at Clay Road Baptist Church in Houston. His father , Rafael Cruz, ... 2 comments

  17. Introducing the Church of ChristRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... church has its creed, its doctrinal code, separate and apart from the Bible. For example, the Southern Baptist Convention establishes the doctrine for the Southern Baptist church and publishes it under the title "The Baptist Faith & Message." This ...

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  18. Heart to Heart: Oklahoma Southern Baptists talk about 'the Gospel, Sexuality and the Church'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | NewsOK.com

    Oklahoma Southern Baptists discussed same-sex marriage and other sexual issues at a conference entitled "The Gospel, Sexuality and The Church," held at Quail Springs Baptist Church in Oklahoma City. R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Ky.; Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, speak to Brian Hobbs, editor of the Baptist Messenger, during a general session of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma's "The Gospel, Sexuality and The Church" conference at Quail Springs Baptist Church.

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  19. Leading female evangelical blazes trails and builds bridgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Deseret News

    ... polarized culture. Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, said Prior's ability to prioritize thoughtful reflection over confrontation makes her an important asset for America's ...

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  20. SBC President Ronnie Floyd on prayer, Cooperative Program and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Florida Baptist Witness

    When Ronnie Floyd was elected president of the Southern Baptist Convention last summer, it was a natural extension of his life's ministry, having spent years leading by example at the local church level and in numerous denominational roles. As SBC president, Floyd has exhorted Southern Baptists to plead with the Lord for spiritual awakening and for His empowering to fulfill the Great Commission.

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