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Donors say they plan to give more to charity this holiday season than in 2012, according to a study released by Dunham+Company. The percentage of donors who said they would give more increased from 6...

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Keith Collier/SBTS FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) – During the tumultuous period of the 1980s and 1990s within the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), Paige Patterson, then-president of the Criswell College, was at the forefront of the...

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In one of his last films, which has not yet been released, Paul Walker played the husband of a woman who unexpectedly dies in childbirth. Walker is famed for his roles in “The Fast and...

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NASHVILLE (BP) – Year-to-date contributions to Southern Baptist national and international missions and ministries received by the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) Executive Committee are $30,050,253.40 or 94.15 percent of the year-to-date SBC Cooperative Program Allocation...

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The Cooperative Program (CP) is the foundation on which local ministries are based, Harrison said. “The Great Commission starts here, locally, and as we go, we are undergirded by the Cooperative Program here and to...

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Missouri Baptist Children’s Home (MBCH) has named the Board Room in the Blake Administration Building the “Carpenter/Cox Board Room” in memory of Kathy Carpenter and in honor of Betty Cox. These ladies have continued the...

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Do you believe that the virgin Mary is the mother of God? Baptists have prudently avoided describing Mary in this way, since the biblical writers never call her the “mother of God” and since this...

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WASHINGTON (BP) – Less than two weeks before Christmas, Naghmeh Abedini testified before Congress on behalf of her husband, U.S. citizen and pastor Saeed Abedini, who has been imprisoned in Iran since last June because...

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Matt Damico/Southern Seminary LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) – Charles Haddon Spurgeon’s commitment to live and minister in full accord with Scripture provides a model for all Christians, Baptist historian Tom Nettles says as the author of...

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Marching bands, beauty queens and fantastic floats for wide-eyed children are not just on the football field. The Sunday after Thanksgiving, every year they are found on the north parking lot of First Baptist Church...

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