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LifeWay to host first Women's Leadership Forum in the West

Joy Allmond, LifeWay Christian Resources
December 13 2019

The LifeWay Women's Leadership Forum will make its western debut at Mariner's Church in Irvine, Calif., Feb. 20-21. Since the inception of the forum, LifeWay Christian Resources has hosted thousands of women in the Nashville area and at Ridgecrest Conference Center in North Carolina... read more

Southern Seminary expands programs

SBTS Staff
December 13 2019

In an effort to make its doctoral studies program available to pastor-theologians everywhere, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary announced it is installing new doctor of philosophy modular concentrations in biblical studies and historical and theological studies... read more

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YouVersion announces top Bible verse of 2019

Tess Schoonhoven, Baptist Press
December 13 2019

YouVersion Bible app announced its most popular verse of 2019, Philippians 4:6: "Don't worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done... read more

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Hobby Lobby and Green Family donate campus to OBU

OBU Staff
December 13 2019

Hobby Lobby and the Green Family formally announced their donation of the former St. Gregory's University (SGU) campus to Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) during a special event Wednesday, Dec. 11... read more

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Justice reform, ministry urged at ERLC event

Tom Strode, Baptist Press
December 12 2019

Reform of the criminal justice system and ministry to prisoners both provide important opportunities for Christian involvement, panelists said at a Southern Baptist-sponsored forum in Nashville. Spokesmen from the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC), Tennessee Gov... read more