Baptist Press Archive

Monday, October 27, 2014

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  • Spurgeon legacy flourishes at 2 seminaries

    by Staff, posted Monday, October 27, 2014 (4 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- His sermons are still circulated around the world through books, pamphlets and the Internet. He is quoted by thousands of pastors each Sunday. His books are read and re-read. Church historians often say Charles Haddon Spurgeon was the prince of preachers; perhaps he still is. Read More

  • Gushee's pro-gay stance 'no surprise'

    by Staff, posted Monday, October 27, 2014 (4 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Baptist ethicist David Gushee's declaration that he now believes not all homosexual behavior is sinful is a predictable next step following a decades-long intellectual trajectory, evangelical leaders have said. Read More

  • N.M. Baptists stand with Houston pastors

    by John Loudat, posted Monday, October 27, 2014 (4 years ago)

    Photo by John Loudat of the Baptist New Mexican
    DEMING, N.M. (BP) -- The Baptist Convention of New Mexico has taken a stand with five pastors in Houston who have had their sermons and other communications subpoenaed following their opposition to a homosexual-transgender rights ordinance passed in May.

    "... whereas we believe that this attempt to subpoena their sermons and church communications is a violation of First Amendment rights and of the separation of church and state, we thus resolve to state our belief as such," reads the resolution unanimously approved during the convention's Oct. 21-22 annual meeting. Read More

  • Marriage, homosexuality focus of conf.

    by Tom Strode, posted Monday, October 27, 2014 (4 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- The Southern Baptist Convention's ethics entity convened a national conference Monday afternoon in Nashville with the goal of helping a capacity crowd of more than 1,300 people bolster marriage within the church and protect marriage outside it. Read More

  • TrueLife.org gives churches evangelistic aid

    by Norm Miller, posted Monday, October 27, 2014 (4 years ago)

    LYNCHBURG, Va., (BP) -- Katherine* handed Sean* a Watchtower magazine.

    Sean handed Katherine a card with information about his church and TrueLife.org, an online evangelistic resource.

    A few weeks later, Katherine emailed Sean to say thanks for the card he gave her at a gas station. Read More

  • BP Ledger Monday, Oct. 27

    by Staff, posted Monday, October 27, 2014 (4 years ago)

    Today's BP Ledger contains items from:

    Trinity International University

    Baptist Global Response

    LifeWay Christian Resources Read More

  • LOTTERIES: Monopoly Millionaires' Club

    by Barrett Duke, posted Monday, October 27, 2014 (4 years ago)

    WASHINGTON (BP) -- Twenty-three states and the District of Columbia have devised a new scheme for fleecing their residents -- it's called Monopoly Millionaires' Club. Read More