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  • Felony charges dropped over baby body parts videos

    July 27 2016 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Felony charges dropped over baby body parts videos

    All criminal charges have been dismissed against two investigators who posed as procurers of aborted baby body parts in undercover videos of interactions with Planned Parenthood executives. Daleiden and Merritt had been charged with tampering with a governmental record by using false identifications to enter Planned Parenthood and faced up to 20 years in prison.

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  • Black pastors attend prayer & listening session

    July 27 2016 by Keith Collier, Southern Baptist TEXAN | with 0 comments
    Black pastors attend prayer & listening session

    Nearly two dozen black pastors met with Southern Baptists of Texas Convention Executive Director Jim Richards for a prayer and listening session on racial reconciliation amid national tensions stemming from black men being killed by police in Baton Rouge, La., and St. Paul, Minn., as well as gunmen killing police officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge.

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  • DNC abortion stance provokes pro-life Democrats

    July 27 2016 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    DNC abortion stance provokes pro-life Democrats

    Despite the Democratic Party’s adoption July 25 of a platform calling, for the first time ever, for direct taxpayer funding of abortion, a pro-life group within in the party is laboring at the Democratic National Convention to shift Democrats’ stance on sanctity of life issues.

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  • Pokémon Go party draws 6 gamers to Christ

    July 27 2016 by Alex Sibley, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary | with 0 comments
    Pokémon Go party draws 6 gamers to Christ

    When viewed through the otherworldly lens of “Pokémon Go,” Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is home to three “gyms,” or virtual meeting places, and nearly three dozen “Pokéstops,” or landmarks. Thus, numerous Pokémon participants – enthusiasts who wouldn’t otherwise trek to a seminary campus – have made their way to the seminary as they play the game.

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  • A light in mountains of darkness

    July 27 2016 by Chris Turner, Tennessee Baptist Convention | with 0 comments
    A light in mountains of darkness

    In the isolated Andean Mountains of Peru there is a high level of alcoholism among men. Much of the bacchanalia centers around the veneration of Catholic saints, such as Saint Ursula, who is the patron saint of the town of Viraco, are located in the shadows of the dormant volcano, Coropuna.

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  • ‘Left Behind’ author Tim LaHaye dies at 90

    July 26 2016 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘Left Behind’ author Tim LaHaye dies at 90

    Tim LaHaye, author of the best selling Left Behind novels who helped stir a national interest in end-times prophecy, died July 25 of a stroke. He was 90. In addition to his end-times novels, LaHaye was a pastor, evangelical leader and author of more than 60 other books with 14 million copies in print.

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