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  1. Is Christmas really biblical?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bluffton Today

    There are those who claim Christmas is not biblical and not even Christian. We put them in the "Scrooge" class, but technically they make a point.

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  2. Statesboro pastor fuels Appalachia relief effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Statesboro Herald

    Dr. John Waters, pastor of Statesboro First Baptist Church, encouraged local churches in the Ogeechee River Baptist Association, along with Southern Baptist churches across Georgia, to donate backpacks for needy children in the Appalachian area. More than 27,000 backpacks with toys, clothes, school supplies, hygiene items and Bibles will meet some of the needs of impoverished children this Christmas.

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  3. New book features Georgetown, Baptist historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Georgetown Times

    ... signing copies at Georgetown's First Baptist Church. William Screven, who is the founder of what is now the Southern Baptist Convention, brought the faith to the South. He was the founder of the First Baptist Church of Charleston, which is the ...

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  4. For some souls, pastors preach psychiatryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Cape Cod Times

    ... got a shotgun in my mouth. Give me one reason why I shouldn't pull the trigger." The Rev. Matt Brogli, a Southern Baptist pastor scarcely six months into his first job, was unnerved. Gamely, he prayed with the anonymous caller, trying out "every ...

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  5. Does the Gospel Mandate Racial Reconciliation? White Pastors Agree...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Christianity Today

    ... for the event. "We want to boldy declare there is hope," said Loritts, who organized the event. Meanwhile, Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd has launched his own racial reconciliation initiative, signed by 20 additional SBC pastors ...

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  6. Tom Coburn Tax Decoder Takes On Clergy Tax AbuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Forbes.com

    ... no inference that they approve of it or even have read it. Senator Tom Coburn has served as a deacon in a Southern Baptist church but that has not prevented him from taking a blast at a tax break that benefits the Southern Baptist Convention ...

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  7. For some souls, pastors preach psychiatryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Cape Cod Times

    ... got a shotgun in my mouth. Give me one reason why I shouldn't pull the trigger." The Rev. Matt Brogli, a Southern Baptist pastor scarcely six months into his first job, was unnerved. Gamely, he prayed with the anonymous caller, trying out "every ...

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  8. Mark Silk a " Evangelicals respond to torture, Mormons not so muchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Religion News Service

    ... to the good. Even better is the extended statement from Joe Carter, Director of Communications for the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission . Writing in in ERLC's online magazine Canon and Culture, Carter takes the ...

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  9. Can Texas horse racing be a winner again?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Star-Telegram.com

    But as other states began offering larger purses, fueled by money from casinos there, some horsemen left Texas in their dust and headed for greener pastures. For years, horsemen urged lawmakers to add gambling machines at Texas tracks - without success.

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  10. Southern Baptists to host racial reconciliation summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | USA Today

    Southern Baptists to host racial reconciliation summit NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Southern Baptist Convention announced Thursday it will host a spring summit on racial reconciliation.

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  11. For some souls, pastors preach psychiatryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Cape Cod Times

    ... got a shotgun in my mouth. Give me one reason why I shouldn't pull the trigger." The Rev. Matt Brogli, a Southern Baptist pastor scarcely six months into his first job, was unnerved. Gamely, he prayed with the anonymous caller, trying out "every ...

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  12. Texas: Can horse racing become a winning bet again?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Star-Telegram.com

    But as other states began offering larger purses, fueled by money from casinos there, some horsemen left Texas in their dust and headed for greener pastures. For years, horsemen urged lawmakers to add gambling machines at Texas tracks - without success.

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  13. After Ferguson And Eric Garner Decision, White Christians Are Taking A StandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Switched

    ... to one another but also by standing up and speaking out for one another," said Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission. "I weep & pray for his family," tweeted Danny Akin, president of Southeastern ...

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  14. How Can Pastors Get through the Stressful Holiday Season?Read the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | KFAX-AM Fremont

    ... to talk with in the midst of holiday stress that NAMB has set up a free and confidential care line for Southern Baptist pastors through a partnership with Focus on the Family. To access the care line, pastors can call 1-844-PASTOR1. The line is open ...

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  15. Why a conservative, white evangelical leader keeps talking about racial reconciliation and justiceRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | The Washington Post

    Russell Moore, a white evangelical leader in the Southern Baptist Convention, was recording an audio segment this week when he heard about the Eric Garner grand jury decision . The news rendered him "literally speechless," he said.

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  16. After Ferguson and Eric Garner decisions, white Christians say it's time to stand with blacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Deseret News

    ... to one another but also by standing up and speaking out for one another," said Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission. "I weep & pray for his family," tweeted Danny Akin, president of Southeastern ...

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  17. in Wake of Eric Garner Case, Southern Baptist Leader Rips Racism in the ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Gilmer Mirror

    After the failure yesterday of a grand jury to indict the New York police officer who was videotaped choking Eric Garner to death, Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, launched into a denunciation of racism in the church on the ERLC's program "Questions and Ethics."

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  18. Cope: 40 WivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Boise Weekly

    ... were so ecumenically minded that they welcomed different faiths with open arms. Ask a 19th century Southern Baptist what he thought of a Boston Catholic, or a Shaker what he thought of an Episcopalian, or a Methodist what he thought of a Unitarian. ...

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  19. Great givers and their giftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | Bluffton Today

    It is transition time between Thanksgiving and Christmas. At Thanksgiving, we think of how much we have been given.

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

    Saturday Nov 29 | TwinCities

    That is, unless you've followed the Southern Baptist Convention's Russell D. Moore and his online columns promoting compassion over knee-jerk reactions. On a day when some on the political right posted hostile social-media comments bashing protesters or mocking African-American commentators, Moore wrote that white Americans are too quick to dismiss the anger and that "the old zombie of Jim Crow still moves about" in America.

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