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  1. Praying for the president: What Christian political engagement should look likeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Examiner.com

    ... In June, in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision re-defining marriage , Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, wrote an article urging Christians to, amid all the social upheaval, ...

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  2. Why SBC's Russell Moore Wants Conservative Evangelicals to Be NicerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Religion Dispatched

    ... a long and bitter culture war for the soul of America. Among the stoutest of the Christian soldiers was the Southern Baptist Convention's lobbying and education arm, the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC). Until recently the commission's ...

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  3. SMITH | Faith leaders are 'planting' churches in new fieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... in his native Ohio when he began to feel the call to ministry. He earned a master's of divinity from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and got involved with ministry at Sojourn Community Church, a large Southern Baptist congregation that ...

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  4. Exploring Evangelicalism: The Southern Baptist ConventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Christianity Today

    Feel free to drop questions you might have about Southern Baptists in the comments. If you are a Southern Baptist, feel free to answer.

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  5. 'War Room' tops at box office on opening nightThe Kendrick Brothers'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Florida Baptist Witness

    ... almost knocked Straight Outta Compton out of first place." Southern Baptists recommending the film include Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd, senior pastor of Cross Church of northwest Arkansas; SBC Executive Committee President ...

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  6. Faith leaders are 'planting' churches in new fieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... pastors have had to rethink their methodology." Renaissance Church was launched with sponsorship from the Southern Baptist Convention and the Kentucky-based Sojourn Network, one of an array of cross-denominational groups that train, mentor and ...

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  7. David Platt: No Gospel drawdown despite personnel cutsA reduction of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Florida Baptist Witness

    ... including projections related to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering. Data reported in Baptist Press and Southern Baptist Convention Annuals indicates IMB budgets projected Lottie Moon revenue equivalent to the goal even when the previous year's ...

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  8. How many immigrants are in your church? Ranking American religionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Religion News Service

    ... and Southern Baptists) and historically black churches (African Methodist Episcopal and National Baptists). Southern Baptist Association is America's largest Protestant group, but only two to four percent of the SBC are immigrants. Don't miss any ...

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  9. Kendrick film 'War Room' lauded by Baptists"War Room," the latest...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Florida Baptist Witness

    "War Room," the latest film by brothers Alex and Stephen Kendrick, is being applauded by Southern Baptist leaders and others as a picture of God's power and an effective tool for encouraging Christians in prayer. Starring noted Bible teachers Priscilla Shirer in a lead role and Beth Moore among supporting cast, the film opens in wide release Aug. 28 in the United States, with advance showings a day earlier in limited cities.

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  10. Southern Baptist mission board to cut as many as 800 positionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | The Gazette

    The Southern Baptist Convention will cut as many as 800 employees from its overseas missions agency to make up for significant shortfalls in revenue, officials announced Thursday . The International Mission Board anticipates an annual budget shortfall of $21 million this year, following several consecutive years of shortfalls.

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  11. Southern Baptists Will Cut 600 to 800 Missionaries and StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Christianity Today

    Two months after promoting plans to send out "limitless" numbers of missionaries, the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention faces a financial crisis. IMB president David Platt announced Thursday that the agency needs to cut at least 600 missionaries and staff in order to balance its budget.

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  12. IMB leaders announce plan to overcome revenue shortfall International ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Florida Baptist Witness

    ... meeting in downtown Richmond, Va. Platt said the urgency of the plan is based in the reality that while Southern Baptist giving through the Cooperative Program and the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering has increased in recent years, the IMB projects it ...

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  13. Baptist leaders respond to Ashley Madison scandalWith the potential...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Florida Baptist Witness

    With the potential affairs of millions exposed by a hack of the adultery-facilitating Ashley Madison website, Southern Baptist leaders have offered counsel to affected families, churches and individuals. "We are already hearing stories of families torn apart, of children terrified about what is happening to their dad, and of the tragedy of suicide," LifeWay Christian Resources President Thom Rainer wrote in an Aug. 26 blog post.

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  14. After Clearing Debris, Bartlesville Disaster Team Helped Hurricane Katrina Survivors HealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    After Hurricane Katrina hit 10 years ago, a Southern Baptist Disaster Relief team from Bartlesville grabbed their chain saws and jumped into action to help clean up. A member of that team, Steve Capler spent a total of 26 days in southern Louisiana helping clear storm debris.

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  15. Christian forgiveness for Trump?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | NewsReview.com

    ... racial slurs. I wouldn't vote for him and don't see why any Christian would. He never talks about issues." Southern Baptist Convention vice president Daniel Darling wrote on his website, "How is it possible that some conservative Christians are ...

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  16. Mormon Church Won't Abandon Boy Scouts Because It Can Still DiscriminateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | ThinkProgress

    ... - LGBT-inclusive messaging on these matters has created a divide between it and the Catholic Church and Southern Baptist Convention, its traditional allies in opposing LGBT protections. The Southern Baptists have also indicated that churches may end ...

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  17. Fred Luter: Katrina 'was a test of our faith'Ten years ago our lives...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Florida Baptist Witness

    ... that always sticks to me. After the storm, one of the things I was most proud about was the response by our Southern Baptist Disaster Relief teams. I brag about our disaster relief efforts. There are not a lot of organizations that have been able to ...

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  18. Americans' views on suicide studiedMost Americans believe they are...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Florida Baptist Witness

    ... Warren has spoken publicly about the suicide death of his son Matthew, and Frank S. Page, president of the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee, released a book about his daughter Melissa's suicide. "I deeply appreciate LifeWay conducting ...

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  19. What keeps Russell Moore up at night?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | World Magazine

    Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberty Convention , has become one of evangelical Christianity's most visible and articulate spokesmen. His most recent book, Onward: Engaging the Culture without Losing the Gospel , came out Aug. 1. At a recent ERLC-sponsored convention, Moore interviewed former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., both presidential candidates, in front of about 13,000 Southern Baptists.

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  20. 365 faith communities: Baptist churchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Examiner.com

    ... Some of the largest churches in Charlotte including Elevation Church, Hickory Grove and Calvary are Southern Baptist, as well as many of the smaller churches. The Southern Baptist Convention is the largest non-Catholic denomination in the United ...

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