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Baptist Press - Jul 25, 2014 4:52 PM

MIDDLE EAST (BP) -- Aman* used to be a banker in Syria, but that's a life he can hardly remember anymore.Now three years on the other side of a harrowing escape from his war-torn homeland, he's stuck in a bleak job market, washing dishes for 10 hours a ...more

Baptist Press - Jul 25, 2014 4:52 PM

BALTIMORE (BP) -- I attended my first Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in June, and I realized that there was (and still is) much that I never knew about Southern Baptists. In addition to simply learning some of the ins and outs of the SBC an ...more

Baptist Press - Jul 25, 2014 4:52 PM

NASHVILLE (BP) -- Southern Baptists seem to show up everywhere when people are searching for answers amid times of upheaval and emptiness.Southern Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers clad in yellow shirts and hats are quickly amid the debris and anguish ...more

Baptist Press - Jul 24, 2014 4:52 PM

ROGERS, Texas (BP) -- Much of the language in the New Testament is of a militant nature. Believers are often referenced as soldiers. Warfare is a common theme and words like battle, fight and defeat are used regularly. The real enemy is Satan and this wor ...more

Baptist Press - Jul 24, 2014 4:52 PM

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 - Jul 24, 2014 4:52 PM

EDITOR'S NOTE: 2nd VIEW is a key Baptist Press story that has been posted within the past several days. For a listing of additional key stories in Baptist Press in recent days, always take a look at the daily RECENT NEWS listing.Originally posted July ...more

Baptist Press - Jul 24, 2014 4:52 PM

WASHINGTON (BP) -- Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese woman whose death sentence caused an international outcry, arrived safely in Italy this morning (July 24).Ibrahim, also known as Mariam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag, was flown on an Italian government jet to Rome ...more

Baptist Press - Jul 24, 2014 4:52 PM

McALLEN, Texas (BP) -- A chain-link fence along the sidewalk separated De Dorman and the rest of McAllen, Texas, from the immigrant processing center set up at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.Beyond the fence, khaki-colored tents stood tethered to the asp ...more

Baptist Press - Jul 24, 2014 4:52 PM

NASHVILLE (BP) -- As early as kindergarten, people have decided whether they believe God intervenes in the world or whether the universe is a closed system of natural causes, a new study by researchers at Boston University, Harvard and the Hong Kong Unive ...more

Baptist Press - Jul 24, 2014 4:52 PM

MILL VALLEY, Calif. (BP) -- Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary has finalized the sale of its property near Mill Valley, Calif., setting aside funds both to purchase a new campus in Southern California and add $50 million to its endowment.The sale ...more