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Larry Burkett, noted apologist of the biblical principles of stewardship, dies at age 64

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--Larry Burkett, a stalwart for faithful living through stewardship of financial resources and chairman of the board of directors for Crown Financial Ministries, passed away in the early hours of the morning, July 4. He was 64.

Former Floridian Ken Connor resigns at Family Research Council

WASHINGTON (BP)--Family Research Council President Ken Connor is leaving his post with one of Washington's leading pro-family organizations.

'Recall Gray Davis' campaign gains enough signatures, supporters say

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (BP)--The effort to remove California Gov. Gray Davis from office passed a hurdle July 7 when recall supporters announced they were ending their petition drive and had more than enough signatures to qualify for the ballot.

Biblical solutions for ministry to homosexuals available on Lifeway.com

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--Nine years ago, Bob Stith began to feel guilty about the negative attitude toward homosexuals he preached in his sermons. He knew he should change when he realized that he was more likely to push homosexuals away rather than draw them in to the church.

Mom-to-be refuses abortion, resolute in trusting God

EDMOND, Okla. (BP)--When Robin Fiechtl's second daughter was born, Fiechtl cried for three hours.

FIRST-PERSON: Why we need Christian journalists

OKLAHOMA CITY (BP)--While attending a press conference for the new seminary president at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, it became apparent there were two kinds of questions being asked. As the press conference progressed, it became rather humorous to watch how one set of questions was coming from the speaker's left, while another set of questions was asked by the media on the speaker's right.

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