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Friday Aug 15 | Religion Dispatched

The EPA and Evangelical (Anti)Environmentalism

So began the prayer of Joel Watts of the West Virginia Coal Forum at a July 30 rally in Pittsburgh.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, Alabama, Alabama Government, Religion

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Campus Bread

With Child Refugees, Who Are Members of Congress Listening To?

Legislation passed Friday, August 8, in the House of Representatives revises a 2008 anti-trafficking law.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Service, MS, Methodist, Religion, Orthodox Church

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Southern Baptists encourage marrying younger, avoiding sexual sin

Southern Baptists encourage marrying younger, avoiding sexual sin The denomination has always believed that marriage is fundamental to a just, healthy and happy society.

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Related Topix: Religion

Florida Baptist Witness

Missionary, Mohler are testaments to ripple effects of mission camps

How does one judge the value of Florida Baptist mission camps? Is it through the number of those in attendance; the number of professions of faith at the camp; or the number of lives dedicated to Christian ministry? Or is it best measured by those former campers who are serving faithfully in Christian ministry, touching souls for the Kingdom ... (more)

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Related Topix: Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Religion

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Religion News Service

Mark Driscolla s books pulled from the Southern Baptist Conventiona s LifeWay stores

The nation's second largest Christian book retailer has pulled megachurch pastor Mark Driscoll's books from its website and 186 stores.

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Related Topix: Christian Music, RNS, Religion, Downtown (Seattle, WA), First Hill (Seattle, WA), University Village (Seattle, WA), Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

Florida Baptist Witness

Panhandle music minister Buddy Mullins inducted into Gospel Hall

Buddy Mullins, minister of music at Chapel at Crosspoint in Santa Rosa Beach, was recently inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame as a former member of the Gaither Vocal Band.

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Related Topix: Santa Rosa Beach, FL, The Gaither Vocal Band, Gospel, Gaither Vocal Band, Religion

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Forsyth County News

Forsyth man named to FEMA council

Fritz Wilson, executive director of Southern Baptist Disaster Relief, will meet with the council's other members several times a year to discuss current disasters and needed relief, as well as emergency preparedness.

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Related Topix: FEMA, US News, Religion

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Marshall County Tribune-Courier

On a mission..

Top row: Tyler Hamlett, Rich Lichtenberg, Hunter Jaco, Jason Logsdon, Jaret Logsdon, Adam Harper and Hayden Jaco.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Religion

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Florida Baptist Witness

Tallahassee pastor tolerant when it comes to alcohol

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT Members of City Church in Tallahassee participate in a fundraiser at 5th Avenue Tap Room in Tallahassee.

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Related Topix: Tallahassee, FL, Leon County, FL, Religion, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Charity with principles

Thanks for a rare positive view of Southern Baptists and the Texas Baptist Men caring for the illegal immigrant children who make it across the border.

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Related Topix: Religion, Illegal Immigration, US News

Sunherald.com

Moore sex: Southern Baptist official answers all you wanted to know about sex

RNS PHOTO COURTESY SOUTHERN BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY Russell Moore is president of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission and a Biloxi native.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Religion, Christian Music, RNS, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Biloxi, MS, Transgender

Sunherald.com

Moore sex: Southern Baptist official answers all you wanted to know...

RNS PHOTO COURTESY SOUTHERN BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY Russell Moore is president of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission and a Biloxi native.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Religion, Christian Music, RNS, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Transgender, Wedding

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Religion Dispatched

Are Southern Baptists Softening Stance on Immigration?

In recent comments after visiting Central American refugees in Texas, the Southern Baptists' emerging point man in the culture wars, Russell Moore , cleverly managed to capitalize on the polarizing problem, even after the public statement of Texas' Catholic Bishops that "Now is not the moment for inflammatory political rhetoric, but of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), US Politics, US News

Florida Baptist Witness

Giving hope to the homeless through clothes, food, faith and fellowship

Lem Simmons is not your typical pastor. In fact, most people would not identify him as a member of the clergy just by looking at him.

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Related Topix: Gainesville, FL, Religion, Alachua County, FL

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Advocate

Op-ed: There's Room Under the Bus for All of Us

Seelig as a minister of music at a Southern Baptist Church who later became the artistic director and conductor of the S.F. Gay Men's Chorus.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Religion, Christmas, Chorus, Houston Baptist University, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Kos

Unitarian Universalist Church In New Orleans INVADED By "Operation Save America"

As an eighteen year long Unitarian Universalist who has gotten NOTHING but love, support, and affirmation from the Unitarian Universalist Chruch - I am APPALLED that this group, who was sponsored by a locval Southern Baptist congregation - could engage in such hateful activities...in the name of Christianity, no less.

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Related Topix: Religion, Unitarian Universalist

Thu Jul 24, 2014

RedState

Please Don't Muddy the Moral Clarity

"[T]he new Jerusalem will have a wall. It's gates may never shut, but gates and wall there will remain."

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Related Topix: Religion, Healthcare Law, Law, Family, Kids, Criminal Defense Law

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