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  • ‘Black Hawk Down’ ranger graduates from SEBTS

    May 28 2015 by Ali Dixon, SEBTS Communications | with 0 comments
    ‘Black Hawk Down’ ranger graduates from SEBTS

    Jeff Struecker, lead pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Columbus, Ga., and one of the heroes from the Battle of Mogadishu (also known as Black Hawk Down), graduated this spring from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary with a doctor of philosophy in Christian leadership.

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  • Page disappointed in Obama’s comments about evangelicals

    May 28 2015 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Page disappointed in Obama’s comments about evangelicals

    President Barack Obama’s suggestion that evangelicals often devote more resources to fighting abortion than caring for the poor reflects ignorance concerning denominations like the Southern Baptist Convention, Frank S. Page said on a national radio broadcast. “We are involved” in fighting poverty, Page said. “It bothered me deeply. We care about people.”

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  • Procter retiring from Alaska convention

    May 28 2015 by Baptist Press staff | with 0 comments
    Procter retiring from Alaska convention

    Michael Procter is retiring effective May 2016 after more than five years as executive director/treasurer of the Alaska Baptist Convention and as executive director of the Alaska Baptist Foundation. He has held the posts since 2011 and has served in Southern Baptist ministry for 45 years.

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  • Chinese missionaries face cultural challenges

    May 28 2015 by Caroline Anderson, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Chinese missionaries face cultural challenges

    Chinese believers could be the next missions sending force, following the Western and Korean Christians who’ve gone before them. They pray, give and go, sacrificing everything to bring the message of Jesus Christ to the nations. But sacrifices come with costs. Chinese cross-cultural Christian workers say they struggle with discouragement and loneliness.

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  • Global uncertainty re-emerges 70 years after World War II

    May 28 2015 by Erich Bridges, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Global uncertainty re-emerges 70 years after World War II

    Post-World War II chaos eventually gave way to order and development in many parts of the world. But it’s become increasingly clear that the era of relative global stability that followed the war – albeit guaranteed for long periods by the weapons of superpowers – has come to an end.

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  • Ireland will not force churches to wed gays

    May 27 2015 by Baptist Press staff | with 0 comments
    Ireland will not force churches to wed gays

    On May 22 Ireland became the first country to hold a public vote amending its constitution to allow gay marriage, but the change will not force houses of worship to perform the unions. Instead, gay couples will be able to enter in “civil marriage,” a separate institution from “religious marriage.”

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