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ERLC, others urge U.S. to help Afghan religious minorities

Tom Strode, Baptist Press
October 22 2021

The Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) and other members of a diverse coalition have urged President Joe Biden to establish a special refugee category for members of religious minorities in Afghanistan who are threatened by the Taliban and other terrorist groups... read more

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2022 to be final T4G conference, founders say

Scott Barkley, Baptist Press
October 22 2021

Together for the Gospel, a conference occurring every two years since its inception in 2006, will come together for the last time in 2022, organizers said today. Mark Dever, pastor of Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, D... read more

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Rural association churches join for local, global ministry through CP

Scott Barkley, Baptist Press
October 22 2021

As with many rural areas throughout the country, pastors in the Johnston Marshall Baptist Association know some things are going to happen like clockwork this time of year. Leaves begin to change. Mentioning your football allegiance from the pulpit comes with a calculated risk... read more

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‘Preach the Bible’ NAMB tells youth leaders at coaching network gathering

Brandon Elrod, NAMB
October 22 2021

In the face of a challenging, changing culture, young people often wrestle with how to process the pressures that face them as they grow up. Church youth leaders often are the ones there to help students apply the Bible and the gospel to the issues they encounter... read more

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Former EC chair Mike Stone sues former ERLC president Russell Moore

Brandon Porter, Baptist Press
October 21 2021

In a lawsuit filed Oct. 18, former Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) Executive Committee (EC) chairman Mike Stone alleges he has “suffered a tremendous loss in professional cultivation and reputational standing, decreased future earning power…and serious mental and emotional injury in the form of extreme public embarrassment, stress, anxiety and fear” due to the actions of former Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) president Russell Moore... read more