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DEL CITY, Okla. (BP)The vast majority of the worlds people live in spiritual darkness, but Jesus came as the Light of the Worldand gave believers a command to carry the light into darkness, a group of 68 new Southern Baptist missionaries were told during a Nov. 16 appointment service at First Southern Baptist Church in Del City, Okla.
FRESNO, Calif. (LifeWay)Bruce Raley knew he was a long way from home when he arrived at Hye Sierra Camp in the mountains outside Fresno, Calif.
ORLANDO (WORLD)When Morgan Nyman and her classmates exchanged Halloween candy in October 2000, Morgans included messages like Costumes are cool but heaven is awesome! But Robert Davidovich, principal of Cushing Elementary School in Delafield, Wis., said the second-graders holiday messages violated the separation of church and state.
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A lot of people are upset about the outcome of this years election. The prospect of having to share their country with people who voted for Bush and oppose same-sex marriage has left them unhinged.
Forget the Grinchpolitical correctness is whats trying to steal Christmas these days! Question: Is it okay to say Merry Christmas at our schools or at our workplace? The answer is yes. Unfortunately, with Scrooge-like efforts, some people are trying to phase out one of Americas favorite holidaysChristmas.
As 2004 draws to a close, tax planning may not be at the top of your to do list. Yet, it is important not to lose sight of certain tax breaks amid the excitement of the holidays. A recent flurry of tax legislation may have an impact on your year-end tax planning for 2004. Here are some important tax aspects to consider:
TALLAHASSEE (FBW)Paula and Helen*, raised in two hemispheres in two very different cultures, now have a common goal. Through Northwoods Baptist Churchs International Friends ministry, they are intent on Tallahassees international students being able to echo Jesus words: I was a stranger and you took me in.
JACKSONVILLE (FBC)-According to a report released by the Florida Baptist Conventions Church Planting Department, Florida Baptists started 14 new churches in October 2004.
TALLAHASSEE (BP/FBW)--The U.S. Supreme Court may have the final say as to whether Terri Schiavo, a disabled woman living in Florida, lives or dies.
TEMPLE, Texas (BP)Warm walls, wood floor and generous lighting set the stage for simply framed photographs spaced precisely about the room. People, plates of finger food in hand, circle the exhibit while a string ensemble and keyboard play beneath the murmur of quiet conversation.
FORT WORTH, Texas (BP)Students in Tom Vanns Leadership in Christian Ministry class at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary were treated to a sermon delivered by a 100-year-old African American graduate of the seminary. Eugene Florence was born Feb. 29, 1904. He was awarded a diploma in theology from Southwestern on May 4, 1951.
ANNISTON, Ala. (BP)On the heels of ABCs decision not to renew its annual television contract with the Miss America pageant, the issue of modesty has emerged as a center-stage issue with Christians.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP)Evangelical Christian leaders and experts on Mormonism have expressed dismay at recent comments made by Fuller Theological Seminary President Richard Mouw at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints signature pulpit in Salt Lake City.
SAN ANTONIO (BP)Members of the Evangelical Theological Society have passed a resolution to consider using the Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy to clarify the organizations position on the inerrancy of Scripture.