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Most churchgoers say they won’t skip worship for football

Most churchgoers say they won’t skip worship for football

Most American churchgoers say they would rather attend worship services than watch their favorite football team. But a few diehard fans acknowledge they are willing to miss out on church to watch a game.

Irving church connects football team to love of Christ

Irving church connects football team to love of Christ

When members of Oak View Baptist Church in Irving adopted the varsity football team from Nimitz High School, it opened up a wide opportunity for ministry in their community.

Brad Creed elected Campbell University president

Brad Creed elected Campbell University president

Trustees of Campbell University unanimously elected Brad Creed president of the Baptist-affiliated school in Buies Creek, N.C.

Glorieta lawsuit reassigned to new judge

Glorieta lawsuit reassigned to new judge

A lawsuit challenging LifeWay Christian Resources’ sale of Glorieta Conference Center in 2013 has been reassigned to a new judge.

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Persecution of Christians reached historic levels in 2014. Will 2015 be worse?

From imprisonment to torture to beheadings, more Christians worldwide live in fear for their lives than at any time in the modern era.

Baptist chaplains wage offensive for military care

Baptist chaplains wage offensive for military care

Current and retired military chaplains are responding to the spiritual, emotional and physical consequences of unprecedented frequency and duration of wartime operations.

Archaeologists may have uncovered site of Jesus’ trial

Archaeologists may have uncovered site of Jesus’ trial

The site where Jesus may have been tried, prior to his crucifixion, now is open to the public for the first time.

Missions leader Carolyn Weatherford Crumpler dies

Missions leader Carolyn Weatherford Crumpler dies

Carolyn Weatherford Crumpler, who promoted Southern Baptist Convention missions 31 years as head of Woman’s Missionary Union before helping form the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship in 1991, died Jan. 2 in Cincinnati.

Around the State: [un]Apologetic conference set for Plano

Around the State: [un]Apologetic conference set for Plano

Hunters Glen Baptist Church in Plano will be host to the [un]Apologetic Conference, Jan. 30-31.

CommonCall: Transforming a community

CommonCall: Transforming a Houston community

Elmo Johnson rejects any personal credit for transformation in Houston’s 4th Ward since he arrived as pastor of Rose of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church 30 years ago. But he’s eager to give God the glory.

Top stories of 2014 from Baptist News Global

Top stories of 2014 from Baptist News Global

Baptist reaction to the advance of gay marriage, racial justice, Obamacare and Ebola were among issues covered frequently in 2014 by Baptist News Global.

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