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Thursday, February 26, 2015

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  • Platt unveils 'reset' of IMB strategy, structure

    by Anne Harman, posted Thursday, February 26, 2015 (3 years ago)

    Photo by Chris Carter/IMB
    HOUSTON (BP) -- International Mission Board President David Platt proposed streamlining the mission agency's strategy and structure -- in keeping with his desire for IMB to exalt Christ and work more effectively toward accomplishing the Great Commission -- during IMB's Feb. 24-25 trustee meeting in Houston. Read More

  • BGCT transgender resolution: Gender is 'gift of God'

    by Leah Allen/Texas Baptists Communications , posted Thursday, February 26, 2015 (3 years ago)

    DALLAS (BP) -- A resolution on transgender issues, declaring gender is determined biologically, not psychologically, was adopted by the Baptist General Convention of Texas' Executive Board during its Feb. 23-24 meeting in Dallas. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: They called me pastor

    by Jim Burton, posted Thursday, February 26, 2015 (3 years ago)

    Jim Burton says he never set out to be a Korean church planter, but God orchestrated the opportunity with a multi-generation congregation in metro Atlanta. Burton shares his story of leading the church to plant new churches. Read More

  • Benham brothers take stand 'Whatever The Cost'

    by Ken Walker, posted Thursday, February 26, 2015 (3 years ago)

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (BP) -- Growing up in the home of a noted pro-life activist taught David and Jason Benham that standing up for one's faith came with a price, one they are paying after losing their TV show, "Flip It Forward."

    The Benhams made nationwide headlines last May after Home and Garden Television (HGTV) cancelled the show before its planned premiere in the fall of 2014. Read More

  • Bible Study: March 1, 2015

    by Staff/LifeWay Christian Resources, posted Thursday, February 26, 2015 (3 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- This weekly Bible study appears in Baptist Press in a partnership with LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention. Through its Leadership and Adult Publishing team, LifeWay publishes Sunday School curricula and additional resources for all age groups. Read More

  • AT THE MOVIES: Where Was God?

    by Phil Boatwright, posted Thursday, February 26, 2015 (3 years ago)

    Phil Boatwright reviews "Where Was God? Stories of Hope After the Storm", an 89-minute documentary concerning the devastation caused by tornadoes that ripped through Moore, Okla., and Joplin, Mo., in 2013. Read More