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  1. TBN Offers Dr. O.S. Hawkins' Powerful Devotional Book "The Jesus Code"Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | BroadcastNewsroom

    Throughout the month of March Trinity Broadcasting Network , the world's largest religious broadcaster and America's most-watched faith channel, is offering a life-changing devotional book that follows Christ's pattern, guiding us through fifty-two thought-provoking questions found throughout Scripture that all believers should be able to answer in order to grow in our faith. , head of GuideStone Financial Resources, a Southern Baptist Convention-affiliated group that serves the retirement needs of more than 200,000 pastors, missionaries, doctors, nurses, professors, and other staff of Southern Baptist and evangelical Christian organizations.

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    8 hrs ago | Religion News Service

    On Monday, Jonathan Merritt commented on recent letter from Southern Baptist Convention past-presidents to President Obama. Tucked into the letter was their claim that the SBC is "America's largest, and some say most multi-ethnic and multi-lingual, Protestant denomination in America."

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  3. SBC President Ronnie Floyd on CNN: We can't be silent amid...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Florida Baptist Witness

    Southern Baptist leaders are imploring President Obama to act against ISIS not only for global security, but to enable themselves to give a proper account before the Lord on Judgment Day, Southern Baptist President Ronnie Floyd said March 4 on CNN. "We need to understand that each one of us, we believe, as Christians and followers of Christ who believe in God's Word, will one day stand in front of God Himself.

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  4. How Texas Became a Conservative Evangelical PowerhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2014 | Christianity Today

    During my childhood, Texas was a purple state. Both major parties represented us in the Senate, and the governorship oscillated between Democrats and Republicans. 1 comment

  5. Faith, friendship reach across the globeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Cheraw Chronicle

    ... best of both worlds where our religious training was concerned. We were brought up in both the Catholic and Southern Baptist churches. We learned to understand and cherish the sacraments of the Catholic Church, the peace of the Mass and the strict ...

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  6. Exclusion over gay marriage not the Baptist way: guest opinion by Southern Baptist preacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Alabama Live

    'We Christians are called on to stand in the gap and build a bridge where others have built a wall' Southern Baptist leaders continue their drift toward ostracizing others and marginalizing themselves in the latest stance on same- sex marriage. In Madison County, the effort to vote Weatherly Heights Baptist Church out of the Madison Baptist Association in Alabama is nothing less than an attempt to violate Christian and Baptist principles. 1 comment

  7. Frank Page meets with Florida's Hispanic pastors, seeks to increase...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Florida Baptist Witness

    Frank Page, president and CEO of the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention, met yesterday with Florida Hispanic pastors at the Urban Impact Center in Hialeah. During the conference, titled "Building Bridges," Page shared his vision for the relationship between Hispanics and the SBC and answered questions that a group of pastors prepared for him beforehand.

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  8. 'I would hug him,' says florist of gay accuserA Southern Baptist...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Florida Baptist Witness

    A Southern Baptist florist does not regret her nine-year friendship with a homosexual man who won a lawsuit against her after she refused to design floral arrangements for his gay wedding, she told Baptist Press. "If Rob [Robert Ingersoll] walked in the store today, I would hug him and catch up on his life," Barronelle Stutzman, owner of Arlene's Flowers in Richland, Wash., told BP.

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  9. Where Has Rev. Joe Godfrey Been? Why Now?Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | RickeyStokesNews.com

    You have remained silent on the same sex marriage issue. But when the legislature mentions lottery or electronic bingo, you want to speak up.

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  10. Baptist leader: Republicans are 'cozying up' to lottery; 'it's a tax'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Alabama Live

    The Rev. Joe Godrey, former president of the Alabama Baptist Convention and now executive director of the anti-gambling group Alabama Citizens Action Program, said he's worried that some Republicans now support a state lottery.

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  11. Southern Baptists urge Obama to defend - the least of these' against ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Religion News Service

    WASHINGTON Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd and former leaders of the nation's largest Protestant denomination on Monday called on President Obama to defend "the least of these" against the Islamic State, the militant Islamist group that's also known as ISIS or ISIL. Ronnie Floyd speaks at the opening of the 2014 Southern Baptist Convention Pastors' Conference.

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  12. David Murdock: An open letter to our friends up North about snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Folks up in the North like to laugh at those of us down in the South over so many things, but the biggest kick y'all seem to get out of us has to be over our reaction to snow. I probably ought to make an attempt to speak your variety of English, so I'll stop saying “y'all.” Honestly, you guys, give the Internet a rest already.

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  13. Southern Baptists urge Obama to defend 'the least of these' against ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Washington Post

    Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd and former leaders of the nation's largest Protestant denomination on Monday called on President Obama to defend "the least of these" against the Islamic State, the militant Islamist group that's also known as ISIS or ISIL. "Since ISIS is a continuing threat to world peace in a way unknown to us since the Nazis of World War II, we humbly call upon you to use the influence and power of your distinguished office to take the necessary actions now in this urgent hour to bring an end to these human atrocities," wrote Floyd and his predecessors in an open letter to Obama.

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  14. 5 things missing from Southern Baptist leadersa letter on ISIS to ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Religion News Service

    ... - Screenshot courtesy of Jonathan Merritt In an open letter addressed to President Barack Obama, Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd and 16 past denomination presidents urged "necessary actions" to put an end to ISIS. The letter, ...

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  15. SBC presidents send open letter to President Obama about ISISIn an...Read the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Florida Baptist Witness

    In an open letter, Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd, along with the support and signatures of 16 former SBC presidents, called on President Obama to "take the necessary actions now" against ISIS terrorists. "Since ISIS is a continuing threat to world peace in a way unknown to us since the Nazis of World War II, we humbly call upon you to use the influence and power of your distinguished office to take the necessary actions now in this urgent hour to bring an end to these human atrocities," the March 1 letter said.

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  16. What's your story?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Wise County Messenger Online

    ... what that space means to them, and get their input on religious events that might affect them. If you're a Southern Baptist, what the Southern Baptist Convention decides could affect you here in Wise County. The same goes for Catholics and the ...

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  17. This Catholic says give the Southern Baptists a break: opinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Alabama Live

    It's not often that I find myself defending Southern Baptists. Not that I have anything against them, but I figure they can take care of themselves.

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  18. Issues of Faith: If Alabamians won't get therapy, are the Baptists to blame?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Alabama Live

    Members of Colonial Baptist Church in Randallstown, Md., pray about Crossover Baltimore, a program planned prior to the 2014 annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention. Interviewed for a story about eating disorders, the founder of a Birmingham clinic threw out this bombshell: "The primary issue we see as a barrier to recovery is Southern Baptists," Elizabeth McMurray, co-clinical director for A Center for Eating Disorders, told my colleague Amy Yurkanin .

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  19. Southern Baptists' Goal Of Racially Integrated Churches Is Turning Out To Be An Uphill BattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Switched

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. How tough is it to create a racially diverse denomination? Consider a recent luncheon organized by the Southern Baptist Convention, the nation's largest Protestant denomination.

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  20. Southern Baptists try to diversify churches - but will it work?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Deseret News

    How tough is it to create a racially diverse denomination? Consider a recent luncheon organized by the Southern Baptist Convention, the nation's largest Protestant denomination. NASHVILLE, Tenn.

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