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LifeWay cancels June camps in response to the coronavirus

Carol Pipes, LifeWay Christian Resources
April 08 2020

LifeWay Christian Resources announced that FUGE, StudentLife, Student Life for Kids and CentriKid camps, as well as World Changers projects scheduled for June have been canceled due to concerns stemming from the COVID-19 outbreak... read more

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Churches consider 'virtual' Lord's Supper

Grace Thornton, The Alabama Baptist
April 08 2020

Bryan Gill said there was something "strangely special" about sharing the Lord's Supper in his home, but in community with thousands of other believers from Birmingham's Shades Mountain Baptist Church at the same time... read more

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'God will use this time,' seminary brothers say

Marilyn Stewart, NOBTS
April 08 2020

For Joe and Graham Waller – brothers as well as New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS) students – moving to online classes during the stay-at-home mandate is bringing adjustments and lessons... read more

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'Very little confidence' that Dead Sea Scrolls collection authentic, SWBTS says

Diana Chandler, Baptist Press
April 07 2020

Pieces of papyrus sold as rare fragments of Dead Sea Scrolls to Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (SWBTS) a decade ago are "likely fraudulent" and the seminary might seek financial restitution, the school announced in a statement April 6... read more

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NAMB takes Who's Your One virtual in lead-up to Easter

Brandon Elrod, NAMB
April 07 2020

As Easter approaches, the North American Mission Board (NAMB) is encouraging Southern Baptists to share their testimonies via social media. Additionally, NAMB has plans for a virtual Who's Your One Tour event on April 21... read more