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TALLAHASSEE (FBW)Sixteen years ago, the Florida Legislature adopted its first bill requiring parental involvement in abortion only to see it and another bill overturned by the Florida Supreme Court and yet another bill vetoed by Gov. Lawton Chiles. Voters Nov. 2 will be asked to approve an amendment to the state Constitution permitting the Legislature to enact legislation requiring parents to be notified of a minors intention to have an abortion.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)It may not be front-and-center, but religion is taking on an ever-increasing role in this years presidential campaign.
WASHINGTON (BP)The U.S. Supreme Court will take on the controversial issue of the public display of the Ten Commandments nearly a quarter of a century after it last ventured into that arena.
It is easy to forget in the midst of storms what normal feels like.
How are we to relate our Christian beliefs to the political sphere? That question has demanded the most careful and faithful Christian thinking for centuries, but recent comments by Sen. John Kerry provide an illustration of how not to apply Christian truth to the great moral questions of our age.
A bouquet of bright purple balloons climbed high into the sky Oct. 13, piercing the greyness of a otherwise dreary day.
A heated discussion took place recently at a teen center. What was the topic? Whos going to win the Superbowl or which rock band was the best? No, the group was in deep discussion about the upcoming presidential election. And anecdotal evidence suggests this kind of discussion is going on all over the country.
Have fun with cryptography and exercise your Bible knowledge. A King James Version verse is encoded by letter substitution. The same letter is substituted throughout the puzzle. Solve by trial and error.
Jacksonville (FBC)A wide range of evangelistic events scheduled prior to the Florida Baptist State Conventions 150th anniversary celebration in Jacksonville will emphasize Florida Baptists heritage of reaching the states spiritually lost for Christ.
JACKSONVILLE (FBC) According to a report released by the Florida Baptist Conventions Church Planting Department, Florida Baptists started 22 new churches during the months of August and September 2004.
Learn to develop church policies to prevent the abuse of minors
JACKSONVILLE (FBC)The Ministers Wives annual luncheon held in conjunction with the Florida Baptist State Convention is set for noon Nov. 9 at Southside Baptist Church in Jacksonville.
JACKSONVILLE (FBW)-Florida alumni of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary will hold their annual luncheon Nov. 9 at 11:30 a.m. at the Radisson Hotel on Jacksonvilles southbank. The gathering is held in conjunction with the Florida Baptist State Convention Nov. 8-9 at the Prime Osborn Convention Center.
WEST PALM BEACH (PBAU)- Palm Beach Atlantic University will honor three distinguished alumni during its homecoming Nov. 4-6.