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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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  • Suffering, persecution & Christian preparedness

    by Zane Pratt, posted Wednesday, April 26, 2017 (one year ago)

    Image from "The Insanity of God" film
    Suffering is normal throughout the world, Zane Pratt writes. For Christians in Islamic, Hindu and communist parts of the world, persecution also looms, though people in the West haven't yet faced its severity, he notes in setting forth keys for preparedness. Read More

  • SWBTS apologizes for Twitter photo

    by David Roach, posted Wednesday, April 26, 2017 (one year ago)

    Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has "deeply" apologized for a photograph posted by faculty members on social media featuring some of the seminary's preaching professors dressed as hip hop artists. Read More

  • 2017 SBC annual meeting program released

    by BP Staff, posted Wednesday, April 26, 2017 (one year ago)

    PHOENIX (BP) -- The program for the 2017 Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting has been released. The meeting will convene at the Phoenix Convention Center Tuesday, June 13, at 8:15 a.m. and conclude Wednesday, June 14, at 4:55 p.m.

    A full schedule follows. Read More

  • Texas tries different tack in pro-life legislation

    by Tom Strode, posted Wednesday, April 26, 2017 (one year ago)

    WASHINGTON (BP) -- Texas legislators have turned their attention to defending unborn children since the U.S. Supreme Court invalidated their attempt last year to protect pregnant women seeking abortions.

    Southern Baptist national and state leaders commended their effort. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Summertime ideas

    by Diana Davis, posted Wednesday, April 26, 2017 (one year ago)

    This summer could be the best-ever at your church, Diana Davis writes in relaying ideas that can spark winsome opportunities for outreach. "Summer days are fleeting," she writes. "Don't miss an opportunity to shine for Jesus." Read More