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  • New health insurance tax law may affect churches

    March 26 2015 by Baptist Press staff | with 0 comments
    New health insurance tax law may affect churches

    Despite a new tax rule in conjunction with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act which may affect many churches, GuideStone Financial Resources assures its health plan participants they will not notice any impact. GuideStone has resources available on its website to help churches navigate the Affordable Care Act.

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  • The public square: Christian setbacks & victories

    March 26 2015 by Rebecca Wolford, SBCLIFE | with 0 comments
    The public square: Christian setbacks & victories

    As culture changes and those opposed to biblical values become more vocal, it becomes increasingly difficult to express religious beliefs without being socially ostracized or legally penalized. The following compilation by SBCLIFE lists many of the political and cultural junctures that have affected religious liberty and biblical faith in America.

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  • India: Anti-Christian attacks up 55%

    March 26 2015 by Baptist Press/Morning Star News staff | with 0 comments
    India: Anti-Christian attacks up 55%

    The number of violent and nonviolent attacks against Christians in India has increased 55 percent since Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi became prime minister last year, according to the Evangelical Fellowship of India. John Dayal said there have been 168 acts of aggression during Modi’s first 300 days in power.

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  • Church disbanding leads to two thriving churches

    March 26 2015 by Tobin Perry, NAMB/Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Church disbanding leads to two thriving churches

    After years of struggle, Victory Baptist Church could have continued meeting as usual, barely making use of their building and facilities. But the congregation in St. Cloud, Minn., chose to do something courageous. In September of 2012, they disbanded and handed their church over to the Baptist state Convention.

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  • Baptist leader Coy Privette dies

    March 25 2015 by BR staff | with 0 comments
    Baptist leader Coy Privette dies

    Retired Baptist pastor Coy C. Privette, 82, died Mon., March 23, 2015, in Thomasville. Known as a colorful and witty leader, he was active in public service.

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  • LifeWay campus under contract

    March 25 2015 by Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    LifeWay campus under contract

    LifeWay Christian Resources has entered into a contract for the sale of its campus in downtown Nashville. Contract terms, including the sale price, have not been disclosed. The contract is with Uptown Nashville, LLC, a consortium of local and national developers formed specifically to develop this property.

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