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10 hrs ago | CBS News

Southern Baptist leader calls for fresh approach in "increasingly post-Christian America"

While Easter services bring more Christians to church than any other time of the year, attendance on most Sundays is falling, reports CBS News correspondent Jan Crawford.

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14 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Jumping to conclusions with no experience is dangerous

However, as a child, my best friend was Jewish. One of the many things that I learned in that experience was that many, if not most Jewish people do not spell out the word God, but instead of the "o", they insert a dash "-".

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19 hrs ago | Alabama Live

On Easter Sunday, a disbanded church is resurrected

SEMMES, Alabama - Three weeks ago, The Cornerstone ceased to exist as a Southern Baptist congregation in Semmes.

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Related Topix: Semmes, AL, Religion, Mobile County, AL, Mobile, AL, University of Mobile

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Town Talk

Former LC benefactors appear to be helping New Orleans seminary

A Baptist seminary in New Orleans announced Wednesday the creation of a new center with a mission and name bearing a striking resemblance to the Caskey School of Divinity at Louisiana College.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Louisiana College, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisiana, Religion

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Florida Baptist Witness

Chaplains share Christ, sustain believers' faith

From foreign battlefields to American corporate board rooms to hospital bedsides to the front seats of police cars and more, Southern Baptists minister through their chaplains in some of the most hard-to-reach locations of North America.

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Related Topix: Religion, US Military, US Army, Fort Bragg, NC

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Washington Post

Jeb Bush to meet with Southern Baptist leader

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush is reaching out to evangelical leaders as he considers a 2016 presidential run, and in early May, he will meet privately with Russell Moore, one of the country's most prominent Southern Baptists.

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Related Topix: Religion, Jeb Bush, Florida, Florida Government, Immigration Reform, Texas, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Daily Kos

A remarkable op ed on gay marriage

So begins A Marine silent no longer on gay marriage , a Washington Post op ed by Roger Dean Huffstetler, a former Marine Corps sergeant, who is also a serious Southern Baptist.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Religion, Opinion, US News, Liberal Political News

Florida Baptist Witness

CP ministry reports now available online

In an effort to give more visibility to the work of SBC entities, the Cooperative Program 2014 Ministry Reports are now available to all Southern Baptists in an easily-accessible, online format, viewable at SBC.net .

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Advocate

Op-ed: Franklin Graham's Judgments Are Anything But Christian-Like

Growing up southern Baptist and gay in rural North Carolina was rife with challenges and despair.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Religion, North Carolina, Opinion

Wed Apr 02, 2014

New York Daily News

Ted Cruz courts evangelicals at Liberty University

Ted Cruz debuted a faux Winston Churchill tattoo for April Fools' Day, but the Texan just might be eyeing some permanent ink.

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Related Topix: Liberty University, Religion

KKLA-FM Glendale

Baptist Volunteers Aid Washington Landslide Survivors

The Southern Baptist Disaster Relief organization is one of the largest disaster response organizations in the nation with 82,000 trained volunteers including chaplains reports .

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Florida Baptist Witness

Editorial: On a journey to learn all I can about Southern Baptists in Florida

As I've shared with you before, I moved to Florida because I felt God was calling me to join Him on an amazing new journey.

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Related Topix: Florida, Religion, Bonifay, FL, Opinion

Thu Mar 27, 2014

EDGE

Bill Graham's Son: I Support Putin, But I'm Not Homophobic

The son of the celebrity evangelist Southern Baptist minister Bill Graham, 95, condemned homosexuality with some pretty ridiculous rhetoric in a Tuesday interview with the Charlotte Observer.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Religion, Vladimir Putin, Wedding, North Carolina

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Arkansas Times

Christian aid organization World Vision will allow gay marriage for employees

Here's a novel idea: one of America's largest Christian charities, World Vision U.S ., will allow gay Christians in legal same-sex marriages to continue their employment with th e organization.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Wedding, Life, Charity , Religion

Florida Baptist Witness

Argentine missionaries excited about stateside partnership

Kevin and Laura Baggett, Southern Baptist International Mission Board missionaries to Argentina, are thrilled that Tennessee Baptists approached them several years ago about a partnership.

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Related Topix: Religion, Chattanooga, TN

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Slate Magazine

"God Does Not Regard the Fetus as a Soul"

Bilbical truths and religious freedom may be timeless, but the evangelicals demonstrating in support of Hobby Lobby might have whistled a different tune a few decades ago.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Religion

Alabama Live

Which national church convention could Alabama land for the first time since 1941?

The Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex will host the Southern Baptist Convention in 2019, if a recommendation by the Executive Committee is approved by voting messengers in June.

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Related Topix: Alabama, Religion

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Alabama Live

Which national church convention could Alabama land for the first time since 1941?

The Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex will host the Southern Baptist Convention in 2019, if a recommendation by the Executive Committee is approved by voting messengers in June.

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US News & World Report

Hobby Lobby and Obamacare's Contraception Mandate Head to the Supreme Court

On Tuesday the Supreme Court will hear cases on whether or not businesses must include contraception in health insurance coverage, as mandated by the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: Religion, Opinion

Free Republic

Carter Blames Catholic, Southern Baptist Churches For Abuse of Women Around World

Jimmy Carter has blamed the Catholic and Southern Baptist churches for the abuse of women around the world.

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