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Dads use Gospel Project to disciple their sonsDENVER, N.C. (BP) -- About once a month, a group of fathers and sons gather for barbecue, basketball and the Bible at the Charlotte-area Denver Baptist Church in North Carolina.
The concerned fathers wanted to spend time helping their sons learn how to better follow Jesus, so they started meeting a few years ago. Read More
Multicultural church plant grows in LansingNASHVILLE (BP) -- The American way of life has progressed in many ways over the years: from horseback to automobile; from outhouse to indoor plumbing; and from slavery to the election of a black president.
While unity between blacks and whites has proven to be successful at work, in schools, in restaurants, and at drinking fountains, in most cases the local church has failed to ... Read More
Reformation distinctives addressed by scholarsLOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- While Pope Francis visited the United States for the first time, leading evangelical scholars defended the "Five Solas," central themes of the Reformation, at the 2015 Theology Conference at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
With the approaching 500th anniversary in 2017 of Martin Luther's nailing of the 95 Theses to the door of the church in Wittenberg, the signature moment of the Protestant Reformation, speakers at ... Read More
WMU trains job corps leaders, issues awardsBIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The National Woman's Missionary Union in Birmingham, Ala., hosted 2015 training for more than 160 coordinators and leaders of its Christian job corps ministry sites.
The Christian Women's Job Corps (CWJC) and Christian Men's Job Corps (CMJC) national training offered sessions on topics including leadership styles, workforce development, conflict resolution and working with those in poverty. Read More
Requirements loosened for Va. abortion facilities
RICHMOND, Va. (BP) -- Virginia's State Board of Health voted Sept. 17 to weaken abortion facility regulations instituted four years ago. The move sends the state on a trajectory opposite that of others that are responding to allegations of illegal activity in undercover videos from the Center for Medical Progress.
Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe promised to be a "brick wall" for abortion rights during his campaign and has systematically ... Read More
FROM THE STATES: Fla. evangelism/missions news; La. church honors law enforcement with blue cross
Today's From the States features items from:
Florida Baptist Witness; Louisiana Baptist Message Read More