Baptist Press Archive

Monday, May 11, 2015

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  • Pastor: Small church can make big impact

    by Susie Rain, posted Monday, May 11, 2015 (3 years ago)

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    SOUTH ASIA (BP) -- The Missouri pastor scooted to the edge of his seat in anticipation. He appeared to hardly be able to contain his excitement as the International Mission Board missionary described the unengaged, unreached people group his mission team would visit in South Asia. Read More

  • Evolving 'dignity' doctrine looms in marriage ruling

    by Mary Reichard/WORLD News Service, posted Monday, May 11, 2015 (3 years ago)

    WASHINGTON (BP) -- For Justice Anthony Kennedy, considered the Supreme Court's swing vote on the issue of same-sex marriage, "dignity" looms as a key factor after oral arguments over same-sex marriage at the Supreme Court. Read More

  • Go online, voice your faith, reach thousands

    by Erin Roach, posted Monday, May 11, 2015 (3 years ago)

    "God will waste no stories.... He uses every story for His glory and to bring people to the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ."-- Andy McDonald, Kentucky Baptist Convention
    NASHVILLE (BP) -- In a digital world, Baptist state conventions are providing a way to be personal through online testimony-driven evangelism tools that give people confidence to share the Gospel in everyday life. Read More

  • Immigration award presented to ERLC's Duke

    by Tom Strode, posted Monday, May 11, 2015 (3 years ago)

    HOUSTON (BP) -- To receive an award for working on behalf of immigration reform proved a double blessing for Southern Baptist public policy specialist Barrett Duke.

    The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC) presented the inaugural Robert Gittelson Immigration Advocacy Award to Duke April 29 during its national convention in Houston. Read More

  • Mich. Baptists elect Tim Patterson as new exec.

    by Jonathan Guenther/Baptist State Convention of Michigan, posted Monday, May 11, 2015 (3 years ago)

    HOLT, Mich. (BP) -- Tim Patterson, a national mobilizer for the North American Mission Board and former Florida pastor, has been elected executive director-treasurer of the Baptist State Convention of Michigan.

    With a 112-0 vote, the BSCM elected Patterson during a special called meeting of the convention May 9 at Cedar Street Church in Holt, Mich. Read More