Baptist Press Archive

Tuesday, January 16, 2007

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  • Push resumes for new .xxx domain for Internet pornography

    by Staff, posted Tuesday, January 16, 2007 (12 years ago)

    WASHINGTON (BP)--Efforts to create a .xxx domain name for pornographic websites have resumed, and conservative leaders are urging citizens to speak out against the proposal while the agency in charge is taking public comments through Feb. 5.

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  • USMC chaplain who took a stand says Navy is retaliating

    by Ken Walker, posted Tuesday, January 16, 2007 (12 years ago)

    INDIAN HEAD, Md. (BP)--A Marine chaplain involved in a lawsuit alleging discrimination against evangelicals claims the U.S. Navy is retaliating against him for speaking out against its religious policies.

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  • Navy chaplain ousted on grounds overturned by Congress

    by Ken Walker, posted Tuesday, January 16, 2007 (12 years ago)

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    In front of the White House, Navy chaplain Lt. Gordon Klingenschmitt (second from right) was joined by former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore (second from left) and others in his March 2006 protest against Navy policy prohibiting praying in Jesus’ name, a regulation overturned by congressional action last fall.
    NORFOLK, Va. (BP)--While the Navy has rescinded a regulation that restricted chaplains from conducting public worship outside of Sunday chapels, an evangelical claims the military branch is firing him for violating that guideline.

        A chaplain at the Naval Air Station in Norfolk, Va., Lt. Gordon Klingenschmitt has been ordered out of the Navy as of Jan. 31, cutting short a military career that began 15 years ago as a missile officer in the Air Force.

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  • Believers executed in N. Korea; Venezuela’s Chavez pushes socialism; Honduran Christian in hiding;…

    by Mark Kelly, posted Tuesday, January 16, 2007 (12 years ago)

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--The Democratic People’s Republic of North Korea is well-known as a country where Christians are persecuted for their faith. Because the government there keeps a tight lid on communication, however, only rarely does specific information leak out. This month, details about four Christians executed for their faith have been released through the World Bible Translation Center’s Gary Bishop.

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  • Danny Akin podcast to focus on biblical exposition

    by Staff, posted Tuesday, January 16, 2007 (12 years ago)

    WAKE FOREST, N.C. (BP)--Daniel Akin, president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, has launched a podcast of sermons and teaching material rooted in biblical exposition.

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  • FIRST-PERSON: An event even the ACLU should love

    by Mike Johnson , posted Tuesday, January 16, 2007 (12 years ago)

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (BP)--Safe to say, Religious Freedom Day probably isn’t the American Civil Liberties Union’s favorite government-approved event, despite their attempts to argue that they care deeply about the subject.

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