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Thursday, March 06, 2014

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  • Students encounter Gospel in Quebec

    by Adam Miller, posted Thursday, March 06, 2014 (4 years ago)

    Photo by Peter Field Peck/NAMB
    LENNOXVILLE, Quebec, Canada (BP) -- Canadians easily dismiss Christianity, especially in Quebec. The history of mistrust is woven deep within the fabric of Québécois culture, a culture that's decidedly Catholic and, at the same time, increasingly secular.

    But Lucas Aube in Lennoxville, Quebec, has worked to make rejecting Christ a greater challenge than ever among the thousands of students of Bishop's University and Champlain College. Read More

  • Criswell's preaching honored by seminaries

    by Erin Roach, posted Thursday, March 06, 2014 (4 years ago)

    Photo courtesy of Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives
    DALLAS (BP) -- W.A. Criswell's noted expository preaching is being honored in academic chairs at four Southern Baptist seminaries to model for new generations the verse-by-verse teaching that led thousands to Christ during his lifetime. Read More

  • Criswell's sermons answered his questions

    by Erin Roach, posted Thursday, March 06, 2014 (4 years ago)

    Photo courtesy of Jack Pogue
    DALLAS (BP) -- Jack Pogue grew up in a liberal Protestant church where "I never heard an altar call, I never heard an invitation, I never heard how to be saved." Read More

  • Moore, others urge religious liberty promotion

    by Tom Strode, posted Thursday, March 06, 2014 (4 years ago)

    Religious minorities "find themselves coming under increased attack and harassment."

    -- Russell D. Moore and Richard Pates

    WASHINGTON (BP) -- The Southern Baptist Convention's lead advocate for religious freedom has called on two conservative Republican senators to permit a vote on legislation designed to protect adherents of minority faiths in such countries as Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan and Syria. Read More

  • Egypt's Christians hope for peace amid quiet

    by Ava Thomas, posted Thursday, March 06, 2014 (4 years ago)

    IMB file photo
    CAIRO, Egypt (BP) -- When Egypt's government abruptly stepped down Feb. 24, the action made only small ripples in a nation now accustomed to major political upheaval. Army chief Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who is now expected to run for president in the coming election, quietly resigned from power, and new prime minister Ibrahim Mehlib stepped in, reinstating Sisi as defense minister. Read More

  • Bible Study: March 9, 2014

    by Staff/LifeWay Christian Resources, posted Thursday, March 06, 2014 (4 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- This weekly Bible study appears in Baptist Press in a partnership with LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention. Through its Leadership and Adult Publishing team, LifeWay publishes Sunday School curricula and additional resources for all age groups.

    This week's Bible study is adapted from the YOU curriculum.

    Bible Passage: Philippians 4:10-19

    Discussion Questions: How hard is it for you to focus on the fact that God owns everything? What can... Read More