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Benjamin Watson calls on Planned Parenthood to end Sanger legacy of abortion

Diana Chandler, Baptist Press
April 21 2021

Super Bowl champion Benjamin Watson has long known the sanctity of human life. It was instilled in him from his youth, when his mother miscarried his sibling, and accented by his wife Kirsten’s two successive miscarriages before the birth of their twin boys nearly two years ago, completing their family of nine... read more

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Pandemic altered U.S. churchgoers’ discipleship practices

Aaron Earls, Lifeway Christian Resources
April 21 2021

Fewer churchgoers filled pews and Bible studies during the pandemic, but many still continued personal discipleship habits throughout 2020. A study by Nashville-based Lifeway Research found U.S. churchgoers were less likely to be involved in small groups during the pandemic, but many added some digital and individual activities to their discipleship routines... read more

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Evangelicals await fulfillment of Biden promise on refugees

Tom Strode, Baptist Press
April 20 2021

Evangelical Christian and other advocates for resettling more refugees in the United States are waiting to see if the Biden administration will fulfill its latest commitment following what they described as a disappointing failure by the president... read more

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NOBTS approves new degrees and online Spanish initiative

Gary D. Myers, NOBTS
April 20 2021

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS) trustees approved a new church planting degree and three new Leavell College majors during their spring meeting April 12-13. The trustees also elected three new faculty members and approved a $21... read more

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Pennsylvania churches become all things to win some at Easter

LaVeta Jones, Baptist Resource Network of Pennsylvania/South Jersey
April 20 2021

What does it take to fulfill the Great Commission? It’s not that complicated. On a basic level it takes love and compassion, time and a willingness to meet people where they are. For a bonus, toss in a little creativity... read more