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Baptist Briefs: Prison church joins Baptist association

Baptist Briefs: Prison church joins Baptist association

A Louisiana Baptist association of churches now counts among its members Grace Baptist Church of the Main Camp in Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola.

       
Abortion study finds gap between SBC official position and pew

Abortion study finds gap between SBC official position and pew

One-third of Protestant women who have had an abortion are Baptist—more than Lutherans, Methodists and Presbyterians combined, according to new statistics on abortion and church attendance collected by LifeWay Research.

       
Former Wayland student from Cuba named honorary alum

Former Wayland student from Cuba named honorary alum

Although her education at what is now Wayland Baptist University was postponed almost 60 years by revolution in her Cuban homeland, her father’s imprisonment and her family’s need, Zoila Rodriguez Alonso has received a certificate declaring her an honorary alumna.

       
Southern Baptist missionaries facing early retirement vow to continue evangelism

Missionaries facing early retirement vow to continue evangelism

Tim and Charlotte Cearley, longtime SBC missionaries in Africa, plan to continue their ministry efforts in the United States after taking a voluntary retirement offer from the International Missions Board, part of a budget cut of 600 to 800 missionaries and staffers.

       

Obituary: Irby Cox

Irby Cox, 98, a longtime minister of music and education, director of church services for Dallas Baptist Association and BGCT registrar, died Nov. 19 in Grand Prairie.

       
NAE and LifeWay Research define evangelical beliefs

NAE and LifeWay Research define evangelical beliefs

The National Association of Evangelicals and LifeWay Research have developed an accurate and consistent definition of “evangelicals” for researchers attempting to measure evangelical belief.

       
Encounter in Rwanda brings Hope to American household

Encounter in Rwanda brings Hope to American household

When Amie Singleton traveled to Rwanda and Uganda on a mission trip with an international nonprofit that connects Americans to orphanages in Africa, she never expected God to give her a 21-year-old blind “son.”

       
ETBU baseball team scores big win in community

ETBU baseball team scores big win in community

This year the East Texas Baptist University Tiger baseball team hit it out of the park in the good deeds department, accumulating more than 350 hours of community service.

       
Disaster relief yields more than 50 professions of faith in Weslaco

Disaster relief yields more than 50 professions of faith in Weslaco

More than 50 people professed faith in Christ in Weslaco as a direct result of disaster relief ministry by New Mexico Baptists and Texas Baptist Men—particularly the Christian witness of one woman battling cancer.

       
Baylor students help nonprofits

Baylor students help nonprofits focus on ministry, not tech issues

When Baylor University senior James Payne saw the children involved in a church's mentoring project reading books and engaging with their mentors, he knew his behind-the-scenes work was making a difference.

       
Bread for the World puts price tag on hunger

Bread for the World puts price tag on hunger: $160 billion in health care

Widespread hunger and food insecurity in the United States add $160 billion to national health care spending, a Christian advocacy group reports.

       
 
 
 
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