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Spurgeon legacy flourishes at 2 seminaries
NASHVILLE (BP) -- His sermons are still circulated around the world through books, pamphlets and the Internet. He is quoted by thousands of pastors each Sunday. His books are read and re-read. Church historians often say Charles Haddon Spurgeon was the prince of preachers; perhaps he still is. Read More
Gushee's pro-gay stance 'no surprise'
NASHVILLE (BP) -- Baptist ethicist David Gushee's declaration that he now believes not all homosexual behavior is sinful is a predictable next step following a decades-long intellectual trajectory, evangelical leaders have said. Read More
N.M. Baptists stand with Houston pastorsDEMING, N.M. (BP) -- The Baptist Convention of New Mexico has taken a stand with five pastors in Houston who have had their sermons and other communications subpoenaed following their opposition to a homosexual-transgender rights ordinance passed in May.
"... whereas we believe that this attempt to subpoena their sermons and church communications is a violation of First Amendment rights and of the separation of church and state, we thus resolve to state our belief as such," reads the resolution unanimously approved during the convention's Oct. 21-22 annual meeting. Read More
Marriage, homosexuality focus of conf.NASHVILLE (BP) -- The Southern Baptist Convention's ethics entity convened a national conference Monday afternoon in Nashville with the goal of helping a capacity crowd of more than 1,300 people bolster marriage within the church and protect marriage outside it. Read More
TrueLife.org gives churches evangelistic aidLYNCHBURG, Va., (BP) -- Katherine* handed Sean* a Watchtower magazine.
Sean handed Katherine a card with information about his church and TrueLife.org, an online evangelistic resource.
A few weeks later, Katherine emailed Sean to say thanks for the card he gave her at a gas station. Read More
BP Ledger Monday, Oct. 27
Today's BP Ledger contains items from:
Trinity International University
Baptist Global Response
LifeWay Christian Resources Read More