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  • Moore, Stanley candidly discuss ministry disagreements

    August 26 2016 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    Moore, Stanley candidly discuss ministry disagreements

    “Approach is everything,” said Andy Stanley, founder of Atlanta-area North Point Ministries, in a candid, on-stage conversation hosted by Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC). The two influential leaders cordially disagreed on a range of ministry topics …

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  • Promises fulfilled as IMB, churches send 27 missionaries

    August 26 2016 by Julie McGowan, IMB | with 0 comments
    Promises fulfilled as IMB, churches send 27 missionaries

    11-year-old Laekan Carter gripped the pew, listening as a college student shared how he witnessed God at work while on mission in Africa. “One day you will walk those dusty dirt roads,” Carter felt God promise her. Years later, in fulfillment of that promise, Carter is being sent to Sub-Saharan Africa.

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  • ERLC event to focus on gospel & culture

    August 26 2016 by Baptist Press staff | with 0 comments
    ERLC event to focus on gospel & culture

    More than 900 people gathered for a conference designed to prepare followers of Christ to minister in a culture increasingly hostile to the gospel. The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission convened “Onward: Engaging the Culture Without Losing the Gospel” to help Christians apply the gospel in their interaction with various facets of the culture.

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  • Insanity of God showing Aug. 30 across U.S.

    August 26 2016 by Marty King, LifeWay Christian Resources | with 0 comments
    Insanity of God showing Aug. 30 across U.S.

    The Insanity of God, the true story of missionaries Nik and Ruth Ripken and their work with the persecuted church, will be shown in 500 U.S. theaters Aug. 30 for a special one-night, feature event. The presentation will include International Mission Board president David Platt interviewing Nik Ripken, as well as a performance by Todd Smith.

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  • Social justice training or institutionalized intolerance?

    August 26 2016 by Kiley Crossland, WORLD News Service | with 0 comments
    Social justice training or institutionalized intolerance?

    Oregon State University will soon launch a mandated “social justice” training course for all freshmen. The five-part course will begin as a pilot program this fall, with a full rollout in January, according to university documents. Critics say the push for tolerance courses teaches university students that disagreement equals discrimination.

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  • Chaplains relay ‘glimpses of hope’ amid flood crisis

    August 26 2016 by Marilyn Stewart, NOBTS | with 0 comments
    Chaplains relay ‘glimpses of hope’ amid flood crisis

    The catastrophic flooding in south Louisiana is quite different for Southern Baptist chaplains in the National Guard than anything they have seen before and, at the same time, all too familiar. Brigade Chaplain Page Brooks said even though record rainfall and flooding didn’t come from a named storm, the devastation is much the same.

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