Baptist Press Archive

Wednesday, January 03, 2007

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  • Mass. marriage amendment overcomes opposition, passes

    by Michael Foust, posted Wednesday, January 03, 2007 (12 years ago)

    BOSTON (BP)--In an action that surprised even some conservatives, Massachusetts legislators Jan. 2 passed a proposed constitutional marriage amendment just hours before it would have died as the session ended. Read More

  • Small California church gives 18 percent to CP

    by Karen L. Willoughby, posted Wednesday, January 03, 2007 (12 years ago)

    GRIDLEY, Calif. (BP)--Reaching a world for Christ is the goal of the 75 or more people who participate in Sunday morning worship at First Baptist Church in Gridley, Calif. Read More

  • Cooperative Program giving: 4.24 ahead of last year's pace

    by Staff, posted Wednesday, January 03, 2007 (12 years ago)

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--As of Dec. 31, year-to-date contributions through the Southern Baptist Convention's Cooperative Program are 4.24 percent ahead of the same time frame at the end of 2005, according to a news release from SBC Executive Committee President and Chief Executive Officer Morris H. Chapman. Read More

  • LifeBox sends support to military personnel

    by Polly House, posted Wednesday, January 03, 2007 (12 years ago)

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--Some soldiers in Iraq have said that the battle times aren’t as hard as the down time, the time when all there is to do is sit on their cots and wait. Boredom becomes the enemy without a gun. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Make a healthy resolution

    by Tamara Quintana, posted Wednesday, January 03, 2007 (12 years ago)

    DALLAS (BP)--If your New Year’s resolution is to get healthier, you’re not alone. Every year, millions of Americans resolve to make changes to improve their health. Unfortunately, most of us forget our resolutions practically before the Christmas decorations come down. Read More