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EASTER: The resurrection -- a fatal blow to death
Preaching, evangelism and every other aspect of life is affected by what we believe about the resurrection, Joshua Crutchfield writes, noting, "The chief victory of Jesus is not that He died, but that even though He died, He lives." Read More
Committee on Resolutions named for 2018 SBCDALLAS (BP) -- Southern Baptist Convention President Steve Gaines has named members of the Committee on Resolutions for the June 12-13 SBC annual meeting in Dallas.
Jason Duesing of Missouri was named as the committee's chairman by Gaines.
Duesing is provost and associate professor of historical theology at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City and a member of Antioch Bible Baptist Church in Gladstone, Mo. Read More
'Cemetery' displays collegians' pro-life stancePINEVILLE, La. (BP) -- Nearly 500 flags in a "Cemetery for the Innocent" covered a section of Louisiana College's quad as a memorial to the unborn on March 20.
Each flag represented five of the lives aborted daily in the U.S.
Chaz Morgan, president of the Louisiana College Students for Life, described the Cemetery for the Innocent as a visual picture of the battle that those who value life face daily in comments to the state convention's Baptist Message newsjournal. Read More
Her call: vulnerable women & babies in their wombsCOLUMBIA, Mo. (BP) -- The abdominal bleeding wouldn't stop and she was running a fever of 104. The landlord knew the ordeal her young tenant had been through at Planned Parenthood, so she called somebody who knew more about post-abortion health concerns than she did.
After a few phone calls, the scared young woman was connected with Bonnie Lee.
"Am I dying?" she asked Lee. Read More
Assisted suicide dies in 2 New England statesWASHINGTON (BP) -- Legislative efforts to legalize physician-assisted suicide have failed in two New England states, but Hawaii appears to be on the verge of enacting the practice.
If Hawaii legalizes assisted suicide, it will become the seventh state to do so, following California, Colorado, Montana, Oregon, Vermont and Washington -- as well as the District of Columbia.
"Assisted suicide is an assault on dignity," Southern Baptist ethicist Russell Moore ... Read More