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NOBTS apologetics conference addresses tough questions

Marilyn Stewart, NOBTS
January 21 2020

Top apologists from around the world, including John Lennox and Alister McGrath, addressed a crowd of 400 gathered at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS) for the annual Defend the Faith event Jan... read more

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Priscilla Shirer recovering after lung surgery

Baptist Press Staff
January 21 2020

Priscilla Shirer, Christian speaker, actress and author, is recovering from surgery to remove a node from her left lung Jan. 13. Her husband Jerry posted a brief update on the Facebook page of Shirer's ministry Going Beyond with Priscilla Shirer... read more

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Arkansas Disaster Relief volunteers respond to real-time disaster

Tess Schoonhoven, Baptist Press
January 20 2020

On the morning of Jan. 16, two Arkansas Baptist Disaster Relief (ABDR) volunteers found themselves responding to a present emergency – a real-time disaster. ABDR, a subsidiary of the Arkansas Baptist State Convention (ABSC) primarily focuses on giving aid to communities where natural disasters have struck... read more

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Greear urges churches to 'Fill the Tank' on Easter

Tess Schoonhoven, Baptist Press
January 17 2020

J.D. Greear, president of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), is calling SBC churches to participate in a nationwide focus on baptism this Easter Sunday, April 12. After the success of the first "Baptism Sunday" in September 2019, Greear and other SBC leadership hope to continue to focus on growing proclamations of faith through public baptism services... read more

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Tennessee law would protect Christian adoption agencies

Lonnie Wilkey, Baptist and Reflector
January 17 2020

Tennessee state senators approved legislation Jan. 14 that would prohibit the state from forcing Christian or other faith-based adoption agencies to place children in homes that would "violate the agency's written religious or moral convictions or policies... read more