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  • New Huckabee show to 'encourage, edify, entertain'

    by Diana Chandler, posted Tuesday, May 30, 2017 (one year ago)

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    LOS ANGELES (BP) -- Former Arkansas Governor and U.S. presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee looks for his new talk show to be a "wholesome, watchable program for the whole family." Huckabee recently announced the fall debut of his show on the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN).

    "Anybody who ever watched the show that I did on the FOX News Channel will be familiar with the idea of information and inspiration," Huckabee said when he announced the show from TBN's Jerusalem studio May 24. Huckabee was in Israel for President Donald Trump's visit to the nation. Read More

  • Court's hypothetical questions may prove telling

    by Tom Strode, posted Thursday, April 20, 2017 (one year ago)

    A series of hypothetical questions from across the U.S. Supreme Court's philosophical divide has buoyed advocates of increased freedom for churches to participate in government programs that have a secular purpose. Read More

  • Supreme Court arguments buoy church's supporters

    by Tom Strode, posted Wednesday, April 19, 2017 (one year ago)

    The constitutionality of a state's refusal to include a daycare center in a playground resurfacing program was argued before the U.S. Supreme Court today (April 19). Read More

  • Trinity discussion focus of ETS meeting

    by David Roach, posted Monday, November 21, 2016 (one year ago)

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    SAN ANTONIO, Texas (BP) -- The Trinity theme of last week's Evangelical Theological Society annual meeting spurred the continuation of an online debate and provided a venue for application of the Trinity to a variety of disciplines.

    According to a count by Baptist Press, some 175 of the Nov. 15-17 meeting's approximately 600 presentations were offered by scholars with ties to Southern Baptist churches, Southern Baptist Convention seminaries and colleges that partner with Baptist state conventions. Read More

  • Plateaued church shifts focus, maintains CP support

    by Karen L. Willoughby, posted Wednesday, November 02, 2016 (2 years ago)

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    FRESNO, Calif. (BP) -- Trinity Southern Baptist Church in Fresno, Calif., had reached a plateau. In the words of pastor Greg Roper, the church had become inwardly focused, maintaining "what used to be" and ministering only to themselves.

    Despite continued strength in attendance, active participation in church programs and international mission trips, Roper and other leaders determined about three years ago the congregation was only growing inward and needed to refocus.

    "We've been changing the purpose of what we are as a church. We have been deliberately changing things from maintenance focused to outward focused so we can make disciples who make disciples," Roper told Baptist Press.... Read More

  • Trinity debate continues with JETS article

    by David Roach, posted Wednesday, October 19, 2016 (2 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- A theological debate concerning the Trinity that crescendoed this summer has continued in the latest edition of the Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society and likely will garner "a tremendous amount of additional discussion" at ETS's national meeting next month, says the journal's editor. Read More

  • The Trinity: Prof notes key biblical variations

    by Kathie Chute, posted Wednesday, March 16, 2016 (2 years ago)

    MILL VALLEY, Calif. (BP) -- Rick Durst of Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, was reading 2 Corinthians 13 one day in 2005, which he had read many times before.

    This time, the Trinitarian benediction in the last verse caught his eye: "May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all."

    Was there a reason for that particular order? Read More

  • Baptisms sign of church's evangelism success

    by Brian Blackwell/Baptist Message, posted Thursday, July 23, 2015 (3 years ago)

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    LAKE CHARLES, La. (BP) -- Trinity Baptist Church planned to baptize 24 people one Sunday, as a special celebration of how God has blessed the congregation's evangelism efforts this year.

    But by the time the last person came out of the baptismal waters, 46 had been baptized. They join 108 others who have been baptized this year at the church in Lake Charles, La.

    "When people started responding to that call to come, everyone stood up cheering and clapping," said Greg Bath, minister of evangelism at Trinity Baptist. "It was unbelievable. During our second service of the day, we were here way past 12 p.m. (when the service was scheduled to end) and no one had left. Read More