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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

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  • EASTER: The resurrection -- a fatal blow to death

    by Joshua Crutchfield, posted Wednesday, March 28, 2018 (11 months ago)

    Preaching, evangelism and every other aspect of life is affected by what we believe about the resurrection, Joshua Crutchfield writes, noting, "The chief victory of Jesus is not that He died, but that even though He died, He lives." Read More

  • Committee on Resolutions named for 2018 SBC

    by Baptist Press Staff, posted Wednesday, March 28, 2018 (11 months ago)

    DALLAS (BP) -- Southern Baptist Convention President Steve Gaines has named members of the Committee on Resolutions for the June 12-13 SBC annual meeting in Dallas.

    Jason Duesing of Missouri was named as the committee's chairman by Gaines.

    Duesing is provost and associate professor of historical theology at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City and a member of Antioch Bible Baptist Church in Gladstone, Mo. Read More

  • 'Cemetery' displays collegians' pro-life stance

    by Brian Blackwell/Baptist Message, posted Wednesday, March 28, 2018 (11 months ago)

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    PINEVILLE, La. (BP) -- Nearly 500 flags in a "Cemetery for the Innocent" covered a section of Louisiana College's quad as a memorial to the unborn on March 20.

    Each flag represented five of the lives aborted daily in the U.S.

    Chaz Morgan, president of the Louisiana College Students for Life, described the Cemetery for the Innocent as a visual picture of the battle that those who value life face daily in comments to the state convention's Baptist Message newsjournal. Read More

  • Her call: vulnerable women & babies in their wombs

    by Kayla Rinker, posted Wednesday, March 28, 2018 (11 months ago)

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    COLUMBIA, Mo. (BP) -- The abdominal bleeding wouldn't stop and she was running a fever of 104. The landlord knew the ordeal her young tenant had been through at Planned Parenthood, so she called somebody who knew more about post-abortion health concerns than she did.

    After a few phone calls, the scared young woman was connected with Bonnie Lee.

    "Am I dying?" she asked Lee. Read More

  • Assisted suicide dies in 2 New England states

    by Tom Strode, posted Wednesday, March 28, 2018 (11 months ago)

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    WASHINGTON (BP) -- Legislative efforts to legalize physician-assisted suicide have failed in two New England states, but Hawaii appears to be on the verge of enacting the practice.

    If Hawaii legalizes assisted suicide, it will become the seventh state to do so, following California, Colorado, Montana, Oregon, Vermont and Washington -- as well as the District of Columbia.

    "Assisted suicide is an assault on dignity," Southern Baptist ethicist Russell Moore ... Read More