Baptist Press Archive

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

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  • Looming senior adult revolution to impact nation

    by Chuck Kelley, posted Tuesday, May 19, 2015 (3 years ago)

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    NEW ORLEANS (BP) -- Something is happening that you may not have noticed. If you have noticed it, you may not fully appreciate its significance. It will affect you. It will affect your church. It will affect the whole nation.

    What's happening is a senior adult revolution. Read More

  • Pro-life groups work to keep millennials involved

    by Courtney Crandell/WORLD News Service, posted Tuesday, May 19, 2015 (3 years ago)

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. (BP) -- Polls and surveys indicate millennials hold stronger pro-life stances than previous generations at their age. But as these young adults graduate from college, many drift away from pro-life action. It's a trend pro-life groups are attempting to reverse. Read More

  • Navajo Nation leader's faith 'key'

    by Diana Chandler, posted Tuesday, May 19, 2015 (3 years ago)

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    FORT DEFIANCE, Ariz. (BP) -- Former Southern Baptist church planter and missions director Russell Begaye, installed May 12 as president of the Navajo Nation, calls his position a gift from the people and from God.

    "God gives you that position," Begaye said at his inauguration ceremony in Fort Defiance, Ariz. "When you look back, you never dream that you would be the president of the great Navajo Nation.... It's a gift, a gift first from the people. The people honor you with it. It's also a gift from Almighty God." Read More

  • Nathan Finn joins Union University

    by Tim Ellsworth, posted Tuesday, May 19, 2015 (3 years ago)

    JACKSON, Tenn. (BP) -- Union University has named Nathan Finn of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary as dean of the university's School of Theology and Missions.

    Finn, director of the Center for Spiritual Formation and Evangelical Spirituality and associate professor of historical theology and spiritual formation at Southeastern, has taught at the seminary and held a variety of positions there since 2006. Read More

  • Ouachita pres. to head Ark. independent colleges

    by Trennis Henderson/Ouachita Baptist University, posted Tuesday, May 19, 2015 (3 years ago)

    ARKADELPHIA, Ark. (BP) -- Rex Horne Jr., president of Ouachita Baptist University since 2006, has announced his resignation effective this summer in order to serve as president of Arkansas' Independent Colleges & Universities. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Forgotten former seminarians

    by Bryan Cribb, posted Tuesday, May 19, 2015 (3 years ago)

    College professor Bryan Cribb reflects on former seminarians no longer in full-time ministry. "Being a 'full-time' disciple of Christ," he writes, "is just as important as being a 'full-time' vocational minister." Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Prisoners, yet free

    by Charles Patrick, posted Tuesday, May 19, 2015 (3 years ago)

    Columnist Charles Patrick shares lessons learned while celebrating 33 prisoners completing an undergraduate program through Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary at a maximum security facility in Rosharon, Texas. Read More