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LifeWay Family Bible Series for Dec. 14: Finding delight in giving that honors God_120803

Posted: 12/05/03

LifeWay Family Bible Series for Dec. 14

Finding delight in giving that honors God

bluebull 2 Corinthians 9:1-15

By David Jenkins

       

LifeWay Family Bible Series for Dec. 21: God's unexpected arrival on the world scene_120803

Posted: 12/05/03

LifeWay Family Bible Series for Dec. 21

God's unexpected arrival on the world scene

bluebull Luke 2:1-40

By David Jenkins

       

Students don't know much of First Amendment_120803

Posted: 12/05/03

Students don't know much of First Amendment

WASHINGTON (RNS)--The nation's undergraduates are mostly ignorant about the First Amendment's proclamation about freedom of religion.

A new survey by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education found 30 percent of students overall named freedom of religion when they were asked to name any of the rights guaranteed by the First Amendment.

But when asked to specify which freedom is addressed first in the amendment, only 10 percent of public college students and 5 percent of private college students correctly said freedom of religion.

       

Association removes Florida church_120803

Posted: 12/05/03

Association removes Florida church

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (ABP)--Central Baptist Church in Daytona Beach, Fla., has been removed from membership in Halifax Baptist Association because of the congregation's female co-pastor.

Sonja Phillips and her husband, Dave, were hired as co-pastors of the 750-member church in July.

During the association's annual meeting this fall, a motion was approved to expel the congregation.

       

Houston flooding sweeps ministry's residents into sudden evacuation_120803

Posted: 12/05/03
Waist-deep floodwaters made it difficult for residents of Gracewood, a Baptist General Convention of Texas ministry in Houston, to leave the property as more water surged in. TBM volunteers (right) responded to help repair water damage.

Houston flooding sweeps ministry's
residents into sudden evacuation

HOUSTON--November flood waters threatened the single mothers and their children taking refuge at the Gracewood ministry of Texas Baptist Children's Home & Family Services.

But Texas Baptist Men came to the rescue the next day, as workers began surveying the extensive damage.

With little warning, rising floodwater blanketed the Gracewood campus in Houston.

       
 
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