Baptist Press Archive

Friday, September 26, 2014

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  • ERLC: Town's sign code violates church freedom

    by Tom Strode, posted Friday, September 26, 2014 (4 years ago)

    WASHINGTON (BP) -- The Southern Baptist Convention's religious freedom entity has called for the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down a municipal sign ordinance it says violates a church's free speech and assembly rights. Read More

  • Pastor Appreciation Month sparks opportunity

    by Tobin Perry, posted Friday, September 26, 2014 (4 years ago)

    NEW ORLEANS (BP) -- With two jobs, a pastorate and a full slate of courses at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, pastor Toby Brogden was feeling overwhelmed and exhausted when he showed up for a class last month. Read More

  • Mo. Baptists join battle over sign restrictions

    by Staff/Missouri Pathway , posted Friday, September 26, 2014 (4 years ago)

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- The Missouri Baptist Convention has filed a brief in the U.S. Supreme Court in joining other religious groups asking for a sign -- that religious freedom trumps local sign codes which discriminate against churches and church plants. Read More

  • Start combatting the global hunger crisis

    by Jeff Palmer, posted Friday, September 26, 2014 (4 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Several years ago, I was traveling in the southern Philippines, headed to a community where we were going to help with agricultural projects. Along the way, we passed through a village where a prolonged drought and an armed conflict had forced several families to take refuge in a local school. Read More

  • 'Kept here for His glory,' Abedini writes

    by Diana Chandler, posted Friday, September 26, 2014 (4 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- As Christians in the United States and 32 foreign countries hold vigils to pray for pastor Saeed Abedini and other persecuted believers, Abedini's wife Naghmeh has released a letter he wrote just two weeks ago from prison in Iran. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Standing firm amid intolerance

    by Kelly Boggs, posted Friday, September 26, 2014 (4 years ago)

    Christians in America increasingly are being forced to choose between acceptance and faithfulness, columnist Kelly Boggs says. He urges them to choose faithfulness at all costs. Read More

  • EDITORIAL: Efesios 4 y la descripción sobre cómo debe funcionar la iglesia de Dios

    by Octavio Javier Esqueda, posted Friday, September 26, 2014 (4 years ago)

    La carta del apóstol Pablo a los Efesios representa uno de los documentos doctrinales más importantes del cristianismo. En los primeros tres capítulos Pablo explica lo maravilloso del amor y la gracia divina que nos dio vida a través de Jesucristo cuando todos estábamos muertos en nuestros pecados. ... Read More

  • Page: PC repunta a pesar de los retos

    Por David Roach, posted Friday, September 26, 2014 (4 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- El promedio en ofrendas al Programa Cooperativo de las iglesias ha repuntado del bajo 5.41 por ciento de los acuses no designados, y hay indicaciones de que los bautistas del sur sienten un renovado interés por los esfuerzos del ministerio cooperativo, dijo Frank S. Page en su reporte al Comité Ejecutivo de la Convención Bautista del Sur el 22 de septiembre. Read More

  • Súplica de oración por cristianos sirios e iraquíes expresada por Floyd

    Por Diana Chandler, posted Friday, September 26, 2014 (4 years ago)

    Foto de Morris Abernathy
    NASHVILLE (BP) -- El presidente de la Convención Bautista del Sur, Ronnie Floyd añadió la crisis en Irak y Siria a su continua súplica de orar por un despertar espiritual cuando dio su primera alocución al Comité Ejecutivo de la CBS el lunes (22 de septiembre) en Nashville. Read More

  • Evangélica adelante en carrera presidencial de Brasil

    Por David Roach, posted Friday, September 26, 2014 (4 years ago)

    Central Intelligence Agency map
    BRASILIA, Brasil (BP) -- Una evangélica que pertenece a un partido político izquierdista pero que tiene posturas conservadoras en asuntos sociales como el aborto y la legalización de drogas ilícitas tiene una ligera delantera en las elecciones antes de la elección presidencial de Brasil. Read More