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TROY – Matt Bartig, lead pastor of NorthRoad Community Church, appreciates the sacrifice of First Baptist Church (FBC) Troy to plant NorthRoad. Senior pastor, Richard Rhea, of FBC Troy was more than just supportive of...

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Do We Still Need Choirs? I am asked almost every week in my travels about choirs vs. praise teams. Is choir still relevant? Should we keep working to make this happen? Are we behind-the-times by...

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Frank S. Page, president and “chief encouragement officer” of the SBC Executive Committee, has challenged Southern Baptists to continue praying in 2014 “like we’ve never prayed before.” Page views his call to prayer as a...

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Missouri Baptists are being challenged to distribute God’s Word this year as they engage the lost in servant evangelism projects. Light Up Missouri is GPS+One Million Bibles. The purpose of this two-year phase is to...

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Keith Collier/SWBTS FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) – Challenges in biblical inerrancy facing Christian colleges and seminaries were aired during the Evangelical Theological Society’s annual meeting in Baltimore. “The doctrine of Scripture is like a continental...

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP) – Tim Tebow is returning to football – not as a player, but as an analyst for ESPN. The former University of Florida star and Heisman Trophy winner will make his debut...

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“The Bible is full of contradictions.” So say many critics of God’s Word. When asked to provide examples, however, critics often reveal a gross misunderstanding of the writers’ purposes, according to Douglas S. Huffman, a...

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I’m not sure I ever work as hard as I do when I’m trying to get rid of that extra little quarter-inch of poof from the last corner of a fitted sheet. That last little...

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GIBITNGIL, the Philippines – While most of Missouri was wading through snow drifts and scraping ice off windshields, six Disaster Relief (DR) volunteers were wading out to an ocean-going canoe and reusing bent, rusty nails...

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Lee Warren/contributing writer OMAHA, Neb. – The Heartland Interstate Strategy (HIS) task force met at the Eastern Nebraska Baptist Association building, Dec. 17, to discuss choosing a director, how the task force will determine success...

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Chelsie Kormeier/contributing writer WASHINGTON – Faith Baptist Church performed drive-through nativity, Dec. 12-15. Every year, the community of Washington comes out to see The Living Christmas Story, reaching up to 1,000 people in this town...

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Mom gave me one of the best gifts this Christmas that she’s ever given me. And she’s given plenty of doozies, too. I’ll provide more about the gift shortly, but first, some personal history....

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Righteous Rides meets a need for missionaries on furlough. Co-founders of the nonprofit organization, Bret Byus, member and deacon at First Baptist Church (FBC) Troy, and Mark Reighard, discovered this need through friendships from LeTourneau...

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Looking out the window the first week of January, I watched as the snow and swirling wind around the house created an eerie scene. It was cold – so much so that even the young...

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Strachan, assistant professor of Christian theology and church history at Boyce College, has been pro-life for many years. It wasn’t until recently, however, that he decided to act on his conviction....

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Recent statistics show an apparent decrease in state abortions, but leaders from Missouri Right to Life (MRL) caution citizens against celebrating too soon....

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