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  • Special needs children & their families

    April 17 2015 by Joy Fisher, LifeWay Christian Resources | with 0 comments
    Special needs children & their families

    At church, every person who engages the family of a special needs child has a make-it or break-it chance to ensure the family not only comes back, but has a positive experience week after week. It’s possible to reach, keep and disciple families with special needs children, but it takes work and intentionality …

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  • Colo. says bakers can refuse Bible cakes

    April 17 2015 by Baptist Press staff | with 0 comments
    Colo. says bakers can refuse Bible cakes

    Colorado officials have rejected discrimination claims Bill Jack who was refused service at three bakeries because he requested cakes that included Bible verses calling homosexuality a sin. Critics of the rulings by the Colorado Civil Rights Division (CCRD) argue that they are in sharp contrast to Colorado’s Anti-Discrimination Act.

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  • Her aim: ministry at historically black colleges

    April 17 2015 by Gary D. Myers, NOBTS Communications | with 0 comments
    Her aim: ministry at historically black colleges

    There are 105 Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the United States; only 19 have Baptist student ministries. Joy Pigg hopes to be influential in bringing campus ministry back to these campuses. For now, Pigg’s attention is on Southern University of New Orleans.

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  • Local & global needs stir Dayton church plant

    April 17 2015 by K. Faith Morgan, NAMB | with 0 comments
    Local & global needs stir Dayton church plant

    Randy and Denise Chestnut planted Hope Community Church in the high school where they grew up in Old North Dayton, Ohio where a quarter of the population lives on $15,000 a year or less. Together with NAMB, their state and county Baptist associations they are ministering in a diverse community.

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  • Global religious freedom draws leaders’ appeal

    April 16 2015 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Global religious freedom draws leaders’ appeal

    Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, signed a letter sent April 14 to members of a House of Representatives subcommittee seeking support for the Frank R. Wolf International Religious Freedom Act (IRFA). The bill is designed to enhance the United States’ ability to promote religious freedom globally.

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  • Gay marriage gap widens for evangelicals & culture

    April 16 2015 by Bob Smietana, LifeWay Christian Research | with 0 comments
    Gay marriage gap widens for evangelicals & culture

    Nashville-based Lifeway Research, in a phone survey of 2,000 Americans on gay marriage, reported that friendship and faith play an influential role in how Americans view the issue. Americans who have gay or lesbian friends are twice as likely to say gay marriage should be legal as those who have none.

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