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  • Nepal churches cope with fatal earthquake

    April 27 2015 by Susie Rain, IMB Connecting | with 0 comments
    Nepal churches cope with fatal earthquake

    Nepal experienced a 7.8-magnitude earthquake April 25 that hit near Kathmandu and reached as far as India, Bangladesh and Tibet. It was the strongest in the region in more than 80 years, killing at least 3,800 people and leveling buildings and homes. The death toll is expected to rise ...

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  • ISIS Executes 35 Ethiopian Christians

    April 27 2015 by Jamie Dean, World News Service | with 0 comments
    ISIS Executes 35 Ethiopian Christians

    The Ethiopian government declared three days of mourning after officials confirmed Islamic State militants executed at least 35 Ethiopian Christians held captive in Libya. As with other mass killings, the terrorists on April 19 released a video of the murders. The grisly video bore the grim trademark of Islamic State ...

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  • SBC women’s events to share ‘Radiant’ focus

    April 27 2015 by Shannon Baker, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    SBC women’s events to share ‘Radiant’ focus

    Ministers’ wives attending the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention are invited to a trio of women’s events based on the theme, “Radiant.” These events include a Pastors’ Wives Conference, a Ministers’ Wives Luncheon and a Women’s Expo. The Pastors’ Wives Conference will feature teaching sessions, table discussions and a live poll.

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  • AVANCE to hear plans for Hispanic network

    April 27 2015 by Art Toalston, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    AVANCE to hear plans for Hispanic network

    Hispanic Southern Baptists’ AVANCE will continue in 2015 prior to the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention, with SBC President Ronnie Floyd as this year’s featured speaker. AVANCE 2015, on Sunday, June 14, will begin with a 5 p.m. dinner featuring Floyd followed by workshops from 6:30-7:45 ...

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  • Revival, spiritual awakening NAAF aim

    April 27 2015 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Revival, spiritual awakening NAAF aim

    Revival for the church and spiritual awakening for the U.S. culture are the focus of the National African American Fellowship as it holds its annual meeting in Columbus, Ohio, June 14–15, according to NAAF President K. Marshall Williams Sr. The group encourages Christians to pray ...

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  • Carson to withdraw as Pastor’s Conf. speaker

    April 24 2015 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 1 comments
    Carson to withdraw as Pastor’s Conf. speaker

    Likely Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson and leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention Pastors’ Conference have “mutually agreed” that Carson will not address the Pastors’ Conference in Columbus, Ohio, as previously scheduled. “We didn’t want this to become a distraction for our convention,” Pastors' Conference President William Rice told Baptist Press.

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