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Pastor: Small church can make big impactSOUTH 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
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"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 ConventionNASHVILLE (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 DukeHOUSTON (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.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
FIRST-PERSON: 5 things you can expect at the SBC this year
"God will meet with us powerfully" is one of five expectations SBC President Ronnie Floyd voices to those who will be attending the convention's annual meeting, June 16-17 in Columbus, Ohio. Read More