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  1. Christian Flag: Which Denominations Say Its PledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | News Max

    Charles Overton came up with the concept of a Christian flag during an impromptu speech in 1897. Since then, the Christian flag has symbolized the unity of Christianity.

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  2. Hispanic Christian Leaders Preach Amnesty at Hispanic Evangelical ConferenceRead the original story

    Yesterday | VDARE

    ... research and director of the Research Institute for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, shared Rodriguez's view. "Southern Baptists share the concern for immigrants already among us," he said. "Southern ...

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  3. Former Star-Telegram religion writer Jim Jones dies at 79Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Star-Telegram.com

    ... the retired editor of The Baptist Standard , the Texas Baptist newspaper, said: "He and I covered the Southern Baptist Convention debacle together. I knew him as a guy of absolute integrity. He brought no spin. He was a great, solid reporter and a ...

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  4. Faith voices call for calm, unity and justice in BaltimoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Deseret News

    ... had the misfortune of being born in the wrong Zip code." Joel Kurtz, whom the Post described as "a white Southern Baptist from Akron," came to Baltimore in 2008 to open an innercity ministry. Kurtz said people were concerned about the church's ...

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  5. Evangelist: Putting families firstRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | The Jackson Sun

    ... Jerry sent out the survey, he had been an evangelist for 20 years. He graduated from Union University and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary before working out of Jacksonville, Florida. In the early 90s, the Draces moved back to West Tennessee. ...

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  6. Christian Flag: Which Denominations Say Its PledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | News Max

    Charles Overton came up with the concept of a Christian flag during an impromptu speech in 1897. Since then, the Christian flag has symbolized the unity of Christianity.

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  7. Jerry Falwell Quotes on Faith: 4 Memorable Statements From Christian EvangelistRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | News Max

    Evangelical Southern Baptist pastor Jerry Falwell never veered off course when delivering his socially conservative message. Although Falwell has passed on, his statements are a living part of his legacy.

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  8. Shelby church gets firsthand report from missionary in NepalRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | The Star Online

    ... who had visited there. Before starting his own ministry in a rural area of the country, he worked with the Southern Baptist International Mission Board. Each time members from Putnam visit the country, the purpose of their trip is different. Two ...

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  9. Christians join together to pray for the 'preservation of marriage'As ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Florida Baptist Witness

    ... The ERLC gathering, which included staff members from LifeWay Christian Resources and others from the Southern Baptist Convention building, was attended via phone by the ERLC's Washington, D.C., staff. Leaders of Southern Baptist Convention entities ...

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  10. Southern Baptist leaders comment on Baltimore violenceRacial turmoil...Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Florida Baptist Witness

    "While we watch on the screen and read what is happening in Baltimore," Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd said, "we need to pray for our pastors and churches in Baltimore as they rise up together, calling Baltimore to a better way to live personally and collectively. "This better way is God's way, the Gospel way," Floyd, pastor of Cross Church in northwest Arkansas, said in a statement to Baptist Press.

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  11. IMB worker: God's throne not shaken in NepalAs the world watches the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Florida Baptist Witness

    As the world watches the escalating devastation in Nepal, more than 40 International Mission Board workers from South Asia gathered April 26-28 at Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas, for a conference encouraging 140 churches to make commitments to reach the nations. Conference attendees prayed for those impacted by the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25. More than 4,000 deaths have been reported and the quake was felt in Nepal, India, Bangladesh and the Chinese region of Tibet.

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  12. Why Southern Baptists canceled an appearance by Ben CarsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Religion News Service

    Ben Carson speaking at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md. Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore, via Wikimedia Commons Last week, Ben Carson, the renowned neurosurgeon and likely presidential candidate, withdrew from speaking at the pastors' conference that precedes the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention.

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  13. Southern Baptist Pastors' Conference to focus on Jesus, not...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Florida Baptist Witness

    Though this year's Southern Baptist Pastors' Conference in Columbus, Ohio, will feature a diverse array of speakers - in terms of both race and age - Conference President William Rice hopes they won't be the gathering's focus. Instead, he hopes pastors will turn their attention to Jesus, setting the stage for the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting's emphasis on prayer and awakening.

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  14. Same-sex marriage opponents urge Supreme Court to go slowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this Oct. 28, 2014 file photo, Rev. Russell Moore, director of the Southern Baptist's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission speaks in Nashville, Tenn.

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  15. Ben Carson will not speak at SBC Pastors' ConferenceLikely Republican ...Read the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | Florida Baptist Witness

    Likely Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson and leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention Pastors' Conference have "mutually agreed" that Carson will not address the Pastors' Conference in Columbus, Ohio, as previously scheduled. "We didn't want this to become a distraction for our convention," Pastors' Conference President William Rice told Baptist Press.

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  16. Baptist Pastors Won't Hear Ben Carson after Young Calvinists...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Christianity Today

    ... American," the blog read. "Stop inviting politicians and wanna-bees!" tweeted Kevin Smith, a professor at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (SBTS) in Louisville. Denny Burk, a blogger and professor at Boyce College, the undergraduate arm of ...

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  17. 11 Christian Organizations With Most Liberal Stance on Gay, Lesbian CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | News Max

    Historically, churches once shunned those who were part of the lesbian or gay community but, today the tides have turned. Many Christian organizations, and some denominations are breaking from the tradition of discrimination and welcoming members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community into their houses of worship.

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  18. Remembering Chuck ColsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Christianity Today

    ... life of this man? Chuck certainly practiced what he preached. He unapologetically declared that he was a southern baptist and believed strongly that we must uphold the Baptist Faith and Message. In an age when many seem to shy away from identifying ...

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  19. The Man in the Red Dress: My Unlikely Friendship with Cardinal Francis GeorgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Religion Dispatched

    From my vantage point across the aisle and a few rows back, I studied Cardinal Francis George's reaction when our Alitalia flight bound for Pope John Paul II's funeral in Rome hit the kind of turbulence that makes most travelers grip the armrest and offer involuntary prayers. Cardinal George held a copy of a broadsheet Italian newspaper in his hands, arms bent at a 45-degree angle as he casually read coverage of preparations for the conclave to elect John Paul II's successor, in which he would vote for the first time.

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  20. Activists demand Obama appoint envoy for persecuted Middle Eastern ChristiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Religion News Service

    ... in the Middle East right now is the biggest humanitarian and national security crisis that we face," said Southern Baptist leader Russell Moore, who serves as president of the denomination's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission. "There is a moral ...

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