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  1. Self-described Christians sniping on email have forgotten Jesusa teachingsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Religion News Service

    ... for the George W. Bush administration. I'm a practicing evangelical Christian, the son and grandson of Southern Baptist ministers and missionaries. Some target Weinstein as the founder of the Military Religious Rights Foundation. Its mission is to ...

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  2. Southern Baptist leaders call for integrated churchesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    Leaders in nation's largest Protestant denomination are preaching that integrated churches can be a key driver of racial justice in society. But that could be a hard sell to those sitting in Southern Baptist Convention congregations.

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  3. Calvinists and Southern Baptists are both wrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    Calvinism and Southern Baptist churches are a joke. About 35 years after conservatives launched a takeover of the Southern Baptist Convention , a new schism has emerged - this time over the teachings of 16th-century Protestant Reformer John Calvin - that threatens to topple the USA's largest Protestant denomination.

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  4. Re: Southern Baptist Leaders Call For Integration In U.S. Churches | News OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsOne

    Leaders in nation's largest Protestant denomination are preaching that integrated churches can be a key driver of racial justice in society. But that could be a hard sell to those sitting in Southern Baptist Convention congregations.

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  5. News briefs from around Kentucky at 1:58 a.m. ESTRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... can be a key driver of racial justice in society. But that could be a hard sell to those sitting in Southern Baptist Convention congregations. The Rev. Russell Moore , who leads the Southern Baptist's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission , is one ...

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  6. Two-thirds of Southern Baptists resist integrating their churches: pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | The Raw Story

    Failing to heed the call from Southern Baptist leaders to integrate their churches in pursuit of racial justice, two-thirds of evangelicals polled expressed no interest in seeing their congregations become more ethnically diverse, reports the Associated Press . "In the church, a black Christian and a white Christian are brothers and sisters," Rev.

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  7. Pastor of North Mississippi's largest SBC congregation retiring in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Newms360.com

    ... just know." Now, at 65, things seem to have come full circle, as the pastor of North Mississippi's largest Southern Baptist congregation has decided to step out of Harrisburg Baptist Church's pulpit. "Like when I was called to the ministry, I feel ...

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  8. Jimmy Carter, Russell Moore and Harry Jackson: Bridging the racial divideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Religion News Service

    As protests against police brutality and the killing of unarmed black men continue from coast to coast, religious leaders are spearheading church-based gatherings to find ways to bridge America's racial divide. On the Rev.

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  9. Louisiana pastors form new Baptist associationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | NOLA.com

    ... home. He also wants them to remain members of the Louisiana Baptist Convention in addition to joining the Southern Baptist Association of Louisiana. To remain a part of the LBC, member churches must continue their donations to the Cooperative ...

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  10. Virginia university bomb threat allegedly made by Warren County womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | NJ.com

    ... university in the world with 13,500 students on campus and 95,000 online. It was founded in 1971 by famous Southern Baptist pastor and televangelist Jerry Falwell Sr.

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  11. Atlanta is burning: A new and ominous threat to religious libertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Religion News Service

    ... around the world still believe) is now a disqualification from public office. Cochran is a member of a Southern Baptist church, but the Roman Catholic Church also officially teaches that homosexual acts are "intrinsically disordered" and sinful. ...

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  12. Obama Meets Wife Of Jailed Pastor Saeed AbediniRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Daily Caller

    ... release them unconditionally." "Better ridiculously late than never," Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, told TheDCNF. "Naghmeh Abedini is a force to be reckoned with, and has been tireless in ...

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  13. Lendell Ann MeyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Wenatchee World

    ... in high school and they served together full time in music, youth, education and pastoral ministries in the Southern Baptist denomination in Texas, California, and Washington. She was involved in every aspect of ministry, but her most remarkable ...

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  14. La. Baptists asked to withhold funds from LBCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The News-Star

    ... the local level. Tim Johnson, former executive vice president with Louisiana College, founded the nonprofit Southern Baptist Association of Louisiana on June 18, according to business filings on the Secretary of State website. He said "multiple" ...

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  15. Supreme Court issues big religious freedom ruling for Muslim prisonerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | World Magazine

    The Supreme Court delivered a unanimous ruling in favor of a Muslim prisoner's right to grow a half-inch beard in an Arkansas prison, underscoring its broad view of religious liberty in a case that had united many different faiths. Sikh, Muslim, Catholic, and Jewish groups filed briefs in support of the prisoner, as did evangelical groups like Prison Fellowship and the Southern Baptists.

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  16. Hanson: Muslims and IslamistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | National Review Online

    Almost all recent global terrorism is attributable to Islamic-inspired violence - much of it directed against Muslims. And yet the vast majority of the world's 1.5 billion Muslims do not directly aid and abet the spate of Islamic extremism.

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  17. NASA Hedges: 2014 Is The Hottest Year On Record Or Is It?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | The Daily Caller

    Born and raised in Quebec City, PG is a junkie for politics and economic. Published in such diverse outlets as PolicyMic, the Ludwig Von Mises Institute of Canada and the PanAm Post, he always look at government policies with a microscope.

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  18. Dying churches, tough choices: Resisting change is the death knell for many, leaders sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Alabama Live

    An estimated 10 percent of the churches in Mobile County belonging to the Southern Baptist Convention -- by far, the largest denomination in the state -- are dying. The tell-tale signs are a decline in membership and a refusal to change the way they do business, leaders and pastors say.

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  19. Anti-vaxxers and Christian Fundamentalism?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Daily Kos

    This Guardian article talks about "wealthy" anti-vaxxers. One of the things that happens as we drive north to south in OC is not only an increase in wealth, but an increase in religious and political nuttiness.

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  20. Is glorifying God a hate crime now?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | CNN

    Russell D. Moore is president of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission. The views expressed in this column belong to Moore. 65 comments