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MESA, Ariz. (FBW)With desert temperatures climbing to over 100 degrees by early afternoon, a contingent of Crossover Arizona enthusiasts from Florida said they learned an important lesson June 14.
PHOENIX (BP)If media outlets expected Jerry Vines to make comments about the exclusive nature of the Gospel when he stepped to the pulpit at the Southern Baptist Pastors Conference June 15, they were not disappointed.
RICHMOND, Va. (BP) Thirty-seven home office staff members of the Southern Baptist International Mission Board were notified June 10 that their jobs were being eliminated in order to keep the agencys 2003 expenditures in line with anticipated income.
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Some churches in North Carolina have done a shocking and scandalous thing in recent weeks. They have suggested that a congregation should actually be a Baptist church in order to be a part of the local Baptist association. In so doing, these Baptists have raised the ire of the cultural leftand of at least one state Baptist newspaper editor.
In the years that BreakPoint has been on the radio, Ive had some strong words about our nations public television broadcasting system, PBS. Two years ago, for example, I criticized PBSs airing of a deeply flawed series on the theory of evolution. That series was inaccurate and one-sided, leaving out any mention of the scientific evidence that supported the theory of intelligent design.
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.
PHOENIX (BP) Josh McDowell, Jerry Vines, Johnny Hunt and Howard Hendricks were among the featured speakers during the opening sessions of the Southern Baptist Pastors Conference June 15-16 in Phoenix.
PHOENIX (BP)Water is a big issue in the Valley of the Sun, an area known for its dry, hot climate. So when several thousand Southern Baptists shared the Living Water of Jesus Christ as part of Crossover Arizona, it made perfect sense to douse their message with the conventional hydrating variety.
TALLAHASSEE (FBW)Florida Attorney General Charlie Crist announced June 11 that he is joining 49 other states attorneys general in urging the U.S. Supreme Court to review the court decision which would strike the words under God from the Pledge of Allegiance.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)Several recent studies support pro-lifers claims that abortions consequences are far-reaching and affect the emotional and physical well-being of the mother.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)A push to expand gambling in several states to alleviate financial woes represents a lack of willingness to deal with tough economic issues and will result in an increased number of problem gamblers if implemented, according to a public policy expert for the Southern Baptist Convention.
According to a report released by the Florida Baptist Conventions Church Planting Department, Florida Baptists started six new churches in May, 2003.
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