Baptist Press Archive

Monday, September 28, 2015

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  • ERLC panel: Planned Parenthood videos have helped

    by Tom Strode, posted Monday, September 28, 2015 (2 years ago)

    Photo by Latisha Willis
    WASHINGTON (BP) -- The shocking, undercover videos providing evidence of Planned Parenthood's trade in baby body parts have produced some positive effects, Southern Baptist ethicist Russell Moore and other pro-life leaders said in a Capitol Hill panel discussion.

    Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, and his fellow pro-lifers addressed the sanctity of human life issue ... Read More

  • Pro-life rally held to 'do something' to end abortion

    by Southern Baptist TEXAN staff, posted Monday, September 28, 2015 (2 years ago)

    Photo by Adam Tarleton
    FORT WORTH (BP) -- Hundreds gathered for a multi-church, community-wide pro-life rally after six women decided they had to "do something" tangible to stand for life. The event, organized by the group Locals for Life, was hosted at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.

    The group, led by Ella Bullock and Rachel Miller of Birchman Baptist Church in Fort Worth, include stay-at-home moms, a first-grade ... Read More

  • Dorothy Patterson women's studies chair inaugurated

    by Southern Baptist TEXAN & Southwestern Seminary Staff, posted Monday, September 28, 2015 (2 years ago)

    Photo by Neil Williams
    FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary inaugurated the Dorothy Kelley Patterson Chair of Women's Studies during a Sept. 16 chapel service and installed assistant professor Candi Finch in the position.

    The academic endowment was established to honor Dorothy Patterson, wife of Southwestern's president, Paige Patterson, and professor of theology in women's studies at the seminary. Read More

  • Online-designed T-shirts boost charitable causes

    by Aaron Earls, posted Monday, September 28, 2015 (2 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- When she discovered her cousin Melanie had cancer, Kristi Parker wanted to help.

    Using a new service named LifeWay Shares, Parker raised more than $1,700 to provide financial assistance -- all by selling T-shirts online. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: What do you see for the SBC?

    by Ronnie Floyd, posted Monday, September 28, 2015 (2 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Ronnie Floyd, in an address to the SBC Executive Committee, notes that the 1806 Haystack Prayer Meeting of five young college students continues to point to the need for prayer to awaken America and reach the world for Christ. Read More