Baptist Press Archive

Monday, September 29, 2014

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  • Airstrikes may worsen refugee crisis

    by Mark Kelly, posted Monday, September 29, 2014 (4 years ago)

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    LONDON (BP) -- Airstrikes now underway in northern Syria against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) will worsen an already heart-breaking refugee crisis, a Christian worker in the Middle East says. Read More

  • Evangelicals & environmentalists cooperate?

    by David Roach, posted Monday, September 29, 2014 (4 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Amid polarized debate on climate change, Southern Baptists' lead ethicist has called conservative evangelicals and secular environmentalists to cooperate on issues of creation care. Read More

  • Climate policies said to harm poor

    by David Roach, posted Monday, September 29, 2014 (4 years ago)

    “The blind embrace of many environmentalist policy proposals will harm the poor….”

    -- Benjamin Phillips

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- In a preemptive response to President Obama's proposals at the United Nations for addressing climate change, a group of faith leaders released a document claiming that policies aimed at curbing carbon emissions tend to harm the poor unnecessarily. Read More

  • March for Jesus draws 12,000

    by Marc Ira Hooks, posted Monday, September 29, 2014 (4 years ago)

    Photo by Marc Ira Hooks
    VIENNA, Austria (BP) -- I must admit, when organizers told me they were expecting 5,000 to 10,000 people to gather together in Vienna's main square to proclaim the name of Jesus, I was skeptical. And when I was told a march around the central part of the city would conclude with a festival that included Christian music and preaching, I was even more doubtful about the impact this event would have. Read More

  • Recent grad killed at Chilean school

    by Staff, posted Monday, September 29, 2014 (4 years ago)

    GEORGETOWN, Ky. (BP) -- Memorial services for Erica Faith Hagan, who was apparently murdered Sept. 6 while serving as a teaching assistant at a Baptist school in Chile, have been held at two Kentucky Baptist churches -- Sept. 27 at Hardin Baptist in Hardin and Sept. 25 at Heritage Baptist in Owensboro. Read More