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Young evangelicals less enthusiastic than their parents about McCain

Young white evangelical voters are less supportive of Sen. John McCain than evangelical voters over the age of 30, according to the poll conducted for the PBS program Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research.

DBU student keeps divine appointments in East Asia

Hannah Groth, a junior at Dallas Baptist University, viewed her summer studies at a university in East Asia as an opportunity to keep “divine appointments” God made for her.

Baptist agency helps Moldovan teens make transition

Children’s Emergency Relief International, the international division of Baptist Child & Family Services, is seeking to make the transition smoother for 16-year old children aging out of orphanages in Moldova through its transitional living program.

Baylor students serve through international & local missions

This summer Baylor University students visited AIDS clinics, installed hydroelectric generators, tutored children and established relationships to make an impact on lives for Christ’s sake.

Connecticut latest jurisdiction to legalize same-sex marriage

The Connecticut Supreme Court Oct. 10 made that state the latest in the union to offer full marriage rights to same-sex couples.

Houston’s Baptist mission centers meet post-Ike needs

The Baptist Mission Centers’ truck became an instant hit in downtown Houston neighborhoods after Hurricane Ike because folks knew it meant local Baptists were there to help.

BGCT recruiting people to pray for lost, hungry

The Baptist General Convention of Texas is trying to recruit at least 100,000 people to pray daily at noon for non-Christians and people who are hungry.

Book says Southern Baptist women stronger than confession suggests

While professing to believe the Bible teaches them to submit to their husbands, Southern Baptist women tend to function as equal partners when it comes to most decision-making in the home, according to a new book by an author familiar with Southern Baptist women.

Little framed in moral terms during presidential debate

Economic woes and national security dominated a second presidential debate that offered little new information for undecided voters, including those looking for a values-based hook on which to hang their presidential choice.

Hurricane Ike draws together Children at Heart Ministries family

Volunteers, staff and residents of Children at Heart Ministries facilities testified they learned important lessons from Hurricane Ike: Disasters can draw families closer together and bring them closer to God.

Orphan shoe ministry gets Christians’ foot in the door

As Buckner International expands its ministry into new areas, Shoes for Orphan Souls usually is the first program to tread on new soil.

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