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  1. Prayer in School: Laws Have Changed Through YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | News Max

    ... the separation of school and state, adding that the church switched sides of the issue in later years. The Southern Baptist Convention voted in 1982 to change its traditional stance against separation of church and state, and voted to support ...

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  2. Southern Baptist seminary clears president after dispute over Muslim studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Religion News Service

    The trustees of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary have affirmed the school's president, Paige Patterson, after investigating his decision to admit a Muslim student into the school's Ph.D. program. Paige Patterson, president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, gives a report to attendees at the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting on June 11, 2014.

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  3. Hope for Tomorrow: Today it is Houston making headlines; soon enough it will be Sunshine StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Florida Baptist Witness

    ... anti-Christian bias. But this was Houston. Bible-belt Houston. The Houston with 12 of the largest 100 Southern Baptist Convention churches. The Houston. For those who may be wondering what all the ...

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  4. IMB President David Platt reflects on listening, learningRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Florida Baptist Witness

    A gathering of Southern Baptist missionaries grappling with what's working in missions - and what isn't - welcomed a new colleague to the strategic discussion: International Mission Board President David Platt. The long-planned conference, held earlier this fall in Asia, came at an ideal time for Platt, 36. The influential pastor, mission mobilizer and "Radical" author was elected a few weeks earlier by IMB trustees to lead Southern Baptists' international mission enterprise.

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  5. SBC President Ronnie Floyd: Stand up for Houston pastorsRead the original story

    Monday Oct 20 | Florida Baptist Witness

    ... May after the Benhams' Christian views on abortion and same-sex marriage were publicized by gay activists. "Southern Baptist family, we must rise up together and be clear in Houston and beyond," he said. "While many in mainline denominations will ...

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  6. Megachurch Pastor Hints At Softer Position On Homosexuality, Quickly BacktracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | ThinkProgress

    ... Jesus addressed it on the record in front of people. You won't find it because he never did." In addition, Southern Baptist leaders have called for their denomination to adopt a more conciliatory position on homosexuality, and earlier this year New ...

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  7. Pastoral Nuggets: Speak Them ForwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | The Heard Citizen

    Acts 1:8, "But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth." For the past several years this passage of scripture has been a buzzword among Southern Baptists.

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  8. Point of View: Sunday School participation key to increasing baptismsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Florida Baptist Witness

    ... that one variable be so stable and the ratio of baptisms to membership be on the increase? The persons in Southern Baptist life most likely to be involved in activities that contribute to the salvation of souls are those who faithfully participate ...

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  9. Crescent Hill Baptist Church under fire for LGBTQ stanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | WHAS11

    Pastor Jason Crosby with the Crescent Hill Baptist Church believes when it comes to the pages of the Bible, things are not black and white. "The truth of the matter is the Bible is awfully complex and in many ways God is mysterious," he said.

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  10. Marty Stuart: The Cream InterviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Nashville Scene

    ... kind of a natural thing to me. Absolutely. a My mother is the most straight-ahead, textbook, live-by-it Southern Baptist woman you'll ever meet. Wonderful. And her steadiness is just beyond compare. But here's where it got interesting: Six doors ...

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  11. Del Shores' film screening serves as fundraiser for John Lasiter campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Examiner.com

    Just one day after a sold-out performance of his latest one-man show, "My Sordid Best", playwright Del Shores will be on-hand at Nashville's Belcourt Theatre Monday, October 13 to screen his latest film, "Southern Baptist Sissies" . The event, scheduled to kick off at 6:15 p.m. with the screening beginning at 6:45 p.m., not only marks the Music City premiere of the latest film from the creator of the hugely popular darkly comedic modern classic, "Sordid Lives", but also serves as a fundraiser for John Lasiter's upcoming 2015 big for Metro Council at Large.

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  12. How are church groups handling same-sex marriage?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... and the Word of God," said David Bounds, one of two southeastern Virginia regional missionaries for the Southern Baptist Conservatives of Virginia - part of the Southern Baptist Convention. "The Word of God clearly states that a marriage is between ...

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  13. Church Calendar for Oct. 8Read the original story

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Hartselle Enquirer

    ... over 1500 revival meetings in America and 135 foreign countries; he was elected to the "Hall of Faith" of Southern Baptist Evangelists in 2008; he was the former President of Luther Rice Seminary and the Former Professor of Evangelism & Missions at ...

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  14. Laura Fjeld [NC-06] comes out swinging against the Mad Mexico Bomber, Mark WalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Daily Kos

    Democrats in North Carolina's freshly gerrymandered sixth Congressional district are rooting for Laura Fjeld in her campaign against fellow political newcomer, former Baptist preacher, and batshit crazy tea partier, Mark Walker [R], to fill the seat of retiring Howard Coble [R]. Laura's opponent, Walker, recently achieved fifteen minutes of fame beyond the borders of NC-06 when DKos' own Hunter called attention to a previously unnoticed YouTube video in which Walker supports the idea of "starting up a little war with Mexico" over undocumented immigration.

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  15. How are church groups handling same-sex marriage? | With VideosRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... and the Word of God," said David Bounds, one of two southeastern Virginia regional missionaries for the Southern Baptist Conservatives of Virginia - part of the Southern Baptist Convention. "The Word of God clearly states that a marriage is between ...

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  16. Florida Baptists - standing at the doorway of a new era'Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | Florida Baptist Witness

    ... in annual baptisms and giving through the Cooperative Program. His speaking is in much demand across the Southern Baptist Convention. The powerful preaching of Charles was introduced to many Southern Baptists during the SBC Pastors Conference this ...

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  17. NC pastors on Jimmy Carter's 90th birthday: He could 'go...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | The Raw Story

    ... But what really upset the pair of pastors was that Carter was using his credentials as a "born again" Southern Baptist to push equal rights for gay and lesbian Americans. "I can't make an argument for homosexual equality from the perspective of ...

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  18. Point of View: As followers of Christ, hunger is our problemRead the original story

    Monday Oct 6 | Florida Baptist Witness

    ... Baptists have worked together for decades to push back hunger in North America. Through your gifts to Southern Baptist Global Hunger Relief - more than $1.1 million in 2013 - local church-based ministries in big cities and small towns provide food ...

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  19. Churches encouraged to take '1% Challenge'Read the original story

    Saturday Oct 4 | Florida Baptist Witness

    October is "Cooperative Program Emphasis Month" on the Southern Baptist Convention's calendar. Churches are challenged to study the Cooperative Program - to learn about it, see what it does and pray about their part.

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  20. Jimmy Carter In PerspectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | The Washington Monthly

    ... of that day always had a racial subtext. But at the same time, Carter was a South Georgia pol and a fervent Southern Baptist who had every incentive to act like a wool-hat boy, but never did, and after he made a ringing inaugural address repudiating ...

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