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SAN ANTONIO, Texas (BP)—An estimated 2,000 Southern Baptist volunteers will join forces for "Crossover San Antonio" prior to the Southern Baptist Convention's June 12-13 annual meeting at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.
TALLAHASSEE (FBW)—With a new, more moderate governor and increasingly moderate Florida Senate, Florida Baptist Convention legislative consultant Bill Bunkley expected a tough legislative session for pro-family advocates in the state capital.
LEAGUE CITY, Texas (BP)—"Just tell them about David and tell them about Jesus."
In the past week's column, I issued a challenge to our Florida Baptist pastors as they preach and lead their congregations. This week I have a few more things to add. My desire is that strength will come to your ministry and joy will supersede all disappointments. When you preach:
"It's an opportunity for our students we shouldn't miss," Kean University President Dawood Farahai said in reference to a recent professor hired to teach a master's level class on ethics.
Richard Cizik, the National Association of Evangelicals' vice president for governmental affairs, admitted letting "out a whoop" after learning of last week's Supreme Court decision that upheld a 2003 federal law banning partial-birth abortions. I don't know about you, but I can't remember the last time a Supreme Court decision provided evangelical Christians with an occasion for whooping it up. Normally, Supreme Court rulings make us feel more like throwing up than whooping it up.
Once upon a time there was a handsome young prince. When he grew up, he began searching for a wife, but could not find a princess he wanted to marry. One day, he met another prince—and fell in love. The two men married and lived happily ever after.
KATY, Texas (BP)—Bobby Welch is continuing his six-week tour across Texas, speaking at churches, sharing his Vietnam War testimony at "God and Country" rallies and going door-to-door to share the Gospel. But each of these events is couched in an underlying passion to see the local church reach its neighbors and reverse a disturbing trend he sees in the continuing decline in baptisms.
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (BP)—Would it be a good day for America if Roe v. Wade was overturned? All but one of the Republican candidates for president May 3—former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani—said it would.
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