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Baptist Press - 11 hours ago

NASHVILLE (BP) -- This weekly Bible study appears in Baptist Press in a partnership with LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention. Through its Leadership and Adult Publishing team, LifeWay publishes Sunday School curricula and additi ...more

Baptist Press - 11 hours ago

FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- It has been over 60 years but I still remember Jimmy M.My family was going through a time of turmoil and a long string of moves necessitating yet another new school. I don't remember the name of any other classmate nor the nam ...more

Baptist Press - 11 hours ago

ROCKVILLE, Va. (BP) -- David Platt was elected president of the Southern Baptist International Mission Board today (Aug. 27) by board trustees, meeting at the IMB's International Learning Center in Rockville, Va. Platt, 36, pastor of The Church at Broo ...more

Baptist Press - 11 hours ago

HOUSTON (BP) -- The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has garnered national attention and raised nearly $100 million dollars in donations in less than a month. But few participants can say they have already been cured of the lethal disease.JJ LaCarter is one of ...more

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COCHABAMBA, Bolivia (BP) -- Evangelical Christians in Bolivia have begun their battle against new measures that could result in the dissolution of Protestant denominations and other religious groups in the heavily Catholic Andean country.Organizations ...more

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NASHVILLE (BP) -- Southern Baptists must boldly proclaim the Gospel as they fight for religious freedom in the United States and globally, David Platt said in an interview conducted by the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission.Platt, n ...more

Baptist Press - 11 hours ago

RICHMOND, Va. (BP) -- To a rousing chorus of cheers and applause, International Mission Board trustees overwhelmingly elected "Radical" author and pastor David Platt as IMB's 12th president during their Aug. 26-27 meeting near Richmond, Va.Trustees als ...more

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RICHMOND, Va. (BP) -- Nathan and Aimee Pressley* are not easily deterred. After the International Service Corps program was suspended by the IMB in 2010, the husband-wife applicants relocated from their home in Kentucky to a city in the Midwest.Their g ...more

Baptist Press - Aug 27, 2014 5:22 PM

NASHVILLE (BP) -- Today the trustees of our SBC International Mission Board elected my friend David Platt to serve as president, and I am radically happy. Here's why.I have been praying for a long, long time that he would be elected. Our IMB president ...more

Baptist Press - Aug 27, 2014 5:22 PM

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (BP) -- As Derek Staples prepared for a mission trip to Honduras, he was on the lookout for a visual way to express the Gospel. The church mission team, in setting up a medical clinic at a local school, would be sharing the Gospel with ...more