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  1. Southern Baptist leader's message: Listen to fears in FergusonRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

    At least, not unless you've followed Southern Baptist Church ethicist Russell D. Moore, and his online columns promoting compassion over knee-jerk conservatism. On a day when some on the political right took time for hostile social-media comments bashing protesters or mocking African-American commentators, Moore wrote that white Americans are too quick to dismiss the anger and the "old zombie of Jim Crow still moves about" in America.

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  2. Southern Baptists running away from immigration reformRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Religion News Service

    In recent years, the Southern Baptist Convention has provided some notable support for comprehensive immigration reform. In 2011, the SBC passed a resolution calling on the government to provide undocumented immigrants with "a just and compassionate path to legal status."

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  3. W.M. Martin Releases Calling All BaptistsRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Southern Baptist Convention pastor W.M. Martin examines scripture and his own life to be the voice of change with his new book, "Calling All Baptists: Reformation through Refocus in the Southern Baptist Convention" . "If you want to see your church race hard after God's word and heart rather than a denomination's culture, this is the read for you!" Martin says.

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  4. W.M. Martin's new book looks for reformation in SBCRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | PRWeb

    If you want to see your church race hard after God's word and heart rather than a denomination's culture, this is the read for you! Southern Baptist Convention pastor W.M. Martin examines scripture and his own life to be the voice of change with his new book, "Calling All Baptists: Reformation through Refocus in the Southern Baptist Convention" . "If you want to see your church race hard after God's word and heart rather than a denomination's culture, this is the read for you!" Martin says.

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  5. Thankful I'm an American as Thanksgiving '14 arrivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Murfreesboro Post

    Am I prejudiced not about politics, but about having a black American as modern-day president that shows a spirit of togetherness to the rest of the world? Am I prejudiced in thinking only In America could Mr. Lincoln rise from being born in a log cabin, to being the president credited most with ending slavery? As a Baptist, am I prejudiced in believing the year 2014 marked more progressive healing history when Southern Baptists, a denomination founded partly on pro-slavery in the 1800s, finally elected a black minister to help lead today's modern ministry? Am I prejudiced in knowing I live in a "kick-butt" thankful hometown community that produces the likes of Vietnam War decorated hero Col.

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  6. Evangelical military chaplains, the 800 pound gorillaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Daily Kos

    ... the US Armed Forces. While just 3 percent of the military's enlisted personnel and officers call themselves Southern Baptist, Pentecostal or a member of a denomination that's part of the National Association of Evangelicals, 33 percent of chaplains ...

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  7. Welton Gaddy, Progressive Pastor, Retires As President Of Interfaith AllianceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Switched

    ... members describe as an island of liberalism in a sea of Louisiana conservatism. For 16 years, the former Southern Baptist has worn two hats - preaching most Sundays and advocating for equal treatment of people of all beliefs on weekdays in ...

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  8. Welton Gaddy retires from Interfaith Alliance but keeps his Louisiana pulpitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Religion News Service

    ... members describe as an island of liberalism in a sea of Louisiana conservatism. For 16 years, the former Southern Baptist has worn two hats - preaching most Sundays and advocating for equal treatment of people of all beliefs on weekdays in ...

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  9. Recent death sparks euthanasia debateRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Maneater

    Following the death of 29-year-old Brittany Maynard, a woman diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, the media has been abuzz with both the story of her life as well as the nature of her death. Maynard, instead of waiting for her prognostic six months of life to expire, chose to end her life on her "own terms."

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  10. Sexual revolution is destroying families, Russell Moore tells Vatican conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Washington Post

    Prominent U.S. evangelicals Russell Moore and Rick Warren blasted the sexual revolution at a Vatican conference Tuesday and said it is destroying the institution of marriage. Moore, the public face of the Southern Baptist Convention, said sexual liberation had created "a culture obsessed with sex" that had simply led to a "boredom of sex shorn of mystery."

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  11. Sexual revolution is destroying families, Russell Moore tells Vatican conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Religion News Service

    ... Ala., listens. RNS photo by Adelle M. Banks RNS photo by Adelle M. Banks Moore, the public face of the Southern Baptist Convention, said sexual liberation had created "a culture obsessed with sex" that had simply led to a "boredom of sex shorn of ...

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  12. Host in search of a blessingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | The London Free Press

    We host dinner parties that may include folks of the Muslim, Jewish, Catholic and Baptist faiths . I find that asking for a moment of silence/prayer before dinner is a cheap way out of the situation.

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  13. Program 1811Read the original story

    Saturday Nov 15 | KLRN-TV San Antonio

    ... dwindling Anglican congregation had to sell its 200 year old building. In deep South Louisiana, a thriving Southern Baptist congregation needed a sanctuary. So, as David Tereshchuk reports, the Baptists discovered and bought the Nova Scotia Anglican ...

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  14. The change-of-heart about same-sex marriage that changed everythingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | Boston.com

    ... who'd voted our way and then reversed and voted against us. His wife was extremely religious - a Southern Baptist who'd gone to Jerry Falwell's Liberty University - so voting our way had created difficulties in his domestic life. But Ross made it a ...

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  15. Religion & Ethics NewsweeklyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | KUAT-TV Tucson

    ... dwindling Anglican congregation had to sell its 200 year old building. In deep South Louisiana, a thriving Southern Baptist congregation needed a sanctuary. So, as David Tereshchuk reports, the Baptists discovered and bought the Nova Scotia Anglican ...

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  16. Southern Baptists add ethnic congregations to roll of churchesRead the original story

    Friday Nov 14 | The Advocate

    ... Hall of Florida Blvd. Baptist Church in Baton Rouge. Contrary to the conventional wisdom that the Southern Baptist Convention is primarily a white Southern organization, about 10,000 of the SBC's 46,124 churches are "ethnic" congregations, according ...

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  17. LGBT-Affirming Christians Gather in D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Advocate

    On the heels of Catholic and Southern Baptist events where LGBT people were an issue of debate, LGBT and allied Christians gathered this past weekend for a conference that was unabashedly affirming. The Reformation Project's conference in Washington, D.C., was billed as a training to help Christians advocate for LGBT people in their faith communities.

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  18. Pastor of Kentucky Church Severed From Baptists Over LGBT Inclusion: Not Activism, Just HonestyRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | Religion Dispatched

    ... their first same-sex marriage next month. The 106-year-old Crescent Hill congregation is adjacent to The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville and before the fundamentalist takeover of the seminary in the early 1990s Crescent Hill was ...

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  19. Alabama Baptists adopt the 2000 Baptist Faith and Message - againRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Alabama Live

    ... to division." Adopting the faith statement would lead to unity, he said. At the time it was passed by the Southern Baptist Convention, the document updating the 1963 Baptist Faith and Message statement was controversial because it stated that women ...

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  20. Alabama Baptists call for repeal of Common Core standards, praise CVS for not selling tobaccoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Alabama Live

    The Alabama Baptist Convention voted today to call on the governor, the state board of education and the Alabama Legislature to repeal Common Core. The convention, a gathering of Southern Baptists from across the state, unanimously adopted a resolution, "On Parental Authority Through Local and State Control of Education," that calls on the state to "repeal Common Core and accompanying assessments and replace them with sound, proven practices of educating and testing through local and state control of what is taught and how it is taught for the betterment of all children in the great state of Alabama."

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