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Students learn to Abide with Christ in prayer

Prayer comes in many forms, as several college students found out during the Abide conference at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.

Survey finds religion a big deal in Mississippi, not so much in Vermont

Gallup researchers found 65 percent of all Americans said religion was important in their daily lives. But that percentage varies by what state you live in.

Panel says: Confront China about weapons flowing to Sudan

A federal religious freedom watchdog panel is urging President Obama to step up efforts to maintain the fragile peace between northern and southern Sudan.

Jarrell church grows through community involvement

Sonterra Fellowship in Jarrell has seen success by going out and being involved in the community, according to Pastor Bill Gravell.

Texas Hope 2010: Community Service

As part of Texas Hope 2010, The Heights Baptist Church in Richardson is seeking to get 1,000 of its members plugged into consistent community service by 2010.

Texas Baptists in more than half of state’s counties plan to distribute Scripture

Texas Baptists have stepped forward in more than half of the state’s counties to volunteer to lead efforts to place Scripture in every home in their areas.

CBF cuts spending by 20 percent

Starting March 1, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship will operate on a contingency spending plan that cuts staff salaries by 1 percent and reduces funding for theology schools and other CBF partner organizations by 30 percent.

SBC Executive Committee postpones vote on Broadway

The Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee has asked Broadway Baptist Church in Fort Worth to clarify its views on homosexuality before determining whether its toleration of gay members violates a constitutional ban on churches that "act to affirm, approve or endorse homosexual behavior."

Baptist, Orthodox leaders hold groundbreaking talks in Europe

European Baptist and Orthodox scholars convened Feb. 8-11 in talks aimed to promote understanding between two Christian groups often at odds over issues like proselytizing and the separation of church and state.

Confidentiality means letting each person own his own story

The way churches treat confidential information reveals just how much they value the person who has provided it, a veteran inner-city missionary told participants at a Baylor University workshop.

Ministry thrives when pastors equip, rather than doing it themselves

A church that depends upon its pastor for ministry fails both the pastor and the laypeople, ministry strategist Alan Nelson told participants at the Next Big Idea conference at Baylor University.

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