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Wednesday, December 28, 2016

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  • 2016: Hatmaker, SBC election, wildfires among BP's most-read stories

    by Shawn Hendricks, posted Wednesday, December 28, 2016 (one year ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- It was a year of unexpected election outcomes, race-related violence, ongoing global terrorism and natural disasters. It also was another year of controversial comments and consequences.

    In 2016, the most-read Baptist Press story was one about a popular author and speaker who sparked a firestorm for statements she made in an interview about gay marriage.

    This year's list of stories, compiled by the web-traffic tracker Google Analytics, also includes coverage of a tragic highway crash that took the lives of a young missionary ... Read More