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Gettys' online SING! conference to focus on scripture

Tess Schoonhoven, Baptist Press
July 02 2020

“Our goal was never to be performers. Our goal was to help bring hymns that teach the Bible more deeply, that help people have a deeper understanding of the Lord.” read more

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2021 VBS archaeology theme leads kids to unearth truth about Jesus

Aaron Wilson, LifeWay Christian Resources
July 02 2020

Kids will take the role of junior archaeologists as they embark on an adventure to learn the truth about who Jesus is and why He came. read more

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CP giving highest in three months, down only 1.47% for year

Baptist Press
July 02 2020

Gifts to the national Cooperative Program (CP) Allocation Budget for June 2020 were below budget by almost $1.3 million, but the deficit was much less than projections for the month as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact churches financially... read more

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Highland Avenue engages next generation in missions

Karen L. Willoughby, Baptist Press
July 02 2020

The purpose of Highland Avenue Baptist Church is to spread the gospel, Pastor Dwight McDaniel said. This starts with allocating 13% of its undesignated offerings to missions through the Cooperative Program, the way Southern Baptists work together worldwide in missions and ministries to advance God's kingdom work... read more

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High court affirms religious access to state programs

Tom Strode, Baptist Press
July 01 2020

The U.S. Supreme Court narrowly upheld June 30 a state tax credit scholarship program that includes religious schools, thereby maintaining its recent support of the right of faith groups to participate in government programs... read more