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ORLANDO (FBW) – Kim Kendall is “just” a mom with a busy life taking care of her two kids who are students in the St. Johns County public school system and her husband. But the former air traffic controller has orchestrated a growing chorus of opponents to proposed science standards for Florida’s public schools that will make Darwinian evolution a central feature without any acknowledgement of contrary views.
GAINESVILLE (FBW)—Pastors and laypersons from 18 states and throughout Florida got a taste of ministry to South American countries Jan. 31-Feb. 1 when they took part in SAM, a regional missions conference sponsored by the South America Mobilization Unit of the International Mission Board, Westside Baptist Church in Gainesville and the Florida Baptist Convention.
NORMAN, Okla. (NAMB)—Why did communist guerillas in El Salvador put Daniel Caceres so high on their murder "hit list" in 1980?
TALLADEGA, Ala. (BP)—Southern Baptists' gifts to the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering for North American Missions exceeded the national goal for the second consecutive year, with $59.3 million received, the most ever in the history of the offering.
JACKSON, Tenn. (BP)—Union University moved from crisis to recovery Feb. 8 as volunteer teams began cleaning up debris strewn by the Feb. 5 tornado and construction workers began rebuilding two major academic buildings.
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Editor's note: This statement was given at a public hearing on the proposed science standards for Florida held in Jacksonville last month.
BONIFAY (FBC)—Crouched in the woods, waiting for a deer to come into range, a man has the courage to share his faith along with his love for the outdoors.
JACKSONVILLE (FBC)—Southern Baptist Convention president Frank Page called for the Florida Baptist Convention staff to "live just lives, love mercy and walk in humility."
continuing studies class at Union University when a cell-phone caller told her a tornado was northeast of the campus. Her phone quit working as she rushed students into a Hammons Hall stairwell.
SAVANNAH, Tenn. (BP)—The facilities of Sharon Baptist Church and its Savannah Christian Academy and KIDS Preschool in Savannah, Tenn., were destroyed by one of several tornados that struck West Tennessee Feb. 5.
GAINESVILLE (FBW)—Noting a "pervasive lostness" that still exists in South America after years of aggressive missionary work in the region, Southern Baptist International Mission Board president Jerry Rankin said the same enemy at work in America is alive and well in South America.
GAINESVILLE (FBW)—The president of the world's largest mission sending organization said he believes Satan has employed an alarming new strategy to hinder the Gospel from reaching every person. A strategy that Satan employs to tempt believers into thinking a comfortable lifestyle is a priority and missions is "optional."
GAINESVILLE (FBC)—Having preached for more than 50 years, John Sullivan said he still yearns to see revival as experienced by New Testament Christians in Acts 4:31-33.