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  • Who was the guy at the piano during the Bush funeral?

    by Steve Willis, posted Friday, December 07, 2018 (8 days ago)

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    KENOVA, W.Va. (BP) -- As millions tuned in for President George H.W. Bush's funeral, one element of the service didn't quite fit with the formalism of the ceremony. Sandwiched between Baroque preludes and orchestral hymns was a Grammy-winning singer with a slight Appalachian twang.

    As evangelical mainstay Michael W. Smith sat at a piano and performed an emotional rendition of his timeless song "Friends," one of the hottest online questions asked around the globe was, "Where did this guy come from?" Read More

  • Bush 41 remembered as 'at home' with So. Baptists

    by David Roach, posted Monday, December 03, 2018 (11 days ago)

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    HOUSTON (BP) -- President George H.W. Bush, who died Nov. 30 at age 94, is being remembered by Southern Baptists who knew him as a "warm," "cordial" man who "felt right at home with people who loved God and His Word."

    Bush held the U.S. presidency from 1989-93 following eight years as vice president. He is the last president to address the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in person. An Episcopalian, Bush professed faith in Christ and met with SBC leaders both during his 1988 presidential campaign and during his time in the Oval Office. Read More