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  • Possible record-breaking buck, baptism in same week

    by Erin Roach, posted Tuesday, November 15, 2016 (one year ago)

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    NASHVILLE (BP) -- As his pastor said at Stephen Tucker's baptism, it had been a good week. First he bagged a 47-point buck that may break the world record for largest antlers ever measured, then it was his birthday and then he followed the Lord in believer's baptism.

    Tucker, of Gallatin, Tenn., was baptized Nov. 13 at First Baptist Church in Hendersonville, Tenn., where pastor Bruce Chesser explained Tucker had been a believer for years but had not demonstrated his faith through baptism. Last week, Tucker decided it was time. Read More

  • 'Men's Game Banquet': Seminary aims for souls

    by Alex Sibley, posted Monday, February 01, 2016 (2 years ago)

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    FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- A Paige Patterson-penned Gospel tract gives evidence to his credentials as an expert hunter.

    In "Hunting the Most Dangerous Game," one portion of the tract by Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's president reads:

    "My 500 Nitro Express double rifle was already on my shoulder, safety off, ready for instant response. When the charge came, time stood still. A flurry of action and this magnificent ... Read More

  • Lion's death occasions defense of legal hunting

    by David Roach, posted Monday, August 03, 2015 (2 years ago)

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    HARARE, Zimbabwe (BP) -- With mainstream and social media in an uproar over the apparently illegal killing of Cecil the lion, Baptist leaders have underscored the legitimacy of legal hunting and condemned the hypocrisy of valuing wildlife over unborn children.

    "The Bible says much about hunting and without one derogatory word," said Paige Patterson, president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Read More