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Baptist Press - Sep 16, 2014 5:22 PM

NEW ORLEANS (BP) -- "So what does this prove?"Someone asked this well-intentioned question about New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary's ongoing excavation in Israel of the Gezer water system after I posted an article about it two years ago. The tru ...more

Baptist Press - Sep 16, 2014 5:22 PM

NEVE SHALOM, Israel (BP) -- After the Israelites entered the Promised Land of Canaan following 400 years of bondage in Egypt, the ancient city of Gezer was memorialized in Scripture, but not in a positive way. Gezer is forever connected with the failure ...more

AP News - Sep 16, 2014 3:45 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Osama bin Laden is dead and al-Qaida dispersed, yet the horrors keep coming.Western hostages beheaded on camera. School girls abducted by gunmen in the night. Families fleeing their homes in fear they might be killed because of ...more

Baptist Press - Sep 15, 2014 5:22 PM

EL CAJON, Calif. (BP) -- Do you believe Jesus Christ is going to come to earth a second time? There are many so-called Christians who either don't know or are apathetic about the subject -- something that never ceases to amaze me. How can we believe what ...more

Baptist Press - Sep 15, 2014 5:22 PM

CORSICANA, Texas (BP) -- Dealing with autism has been a daily challenge for Steve and Kim Hayes since the birth of the couple's third son, Pierce, now 11. It's a challenge that has also been embraced by Corsicana's Grace Community, the steadily growing ch ...more

Baptist Press - Sep 15, 2014 5:22 PM

AUSTIN, Texas (BP) -- Attorneys argued Friday before the U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit whether to fully implement a contested 2013 Texas law regulating abortion practices while a lawsuit against the legislation is on appeal. The decision of the three- ...more

Baptist Press - Sep 15, 2014 5:22 PM

HOUSTON (BP) -- Freddie Gage, a Southern Baptist evangelist for more than 60 years whose fervency for souls extended to the SBC's Conservative Resurgence, died Friday (Sept. 12) in a Houston hospital after an extended illness. He was 81.Gage -- a teen ...more

Baptist Press - Sep 15, 2014 5:22 PM

WASHINGTON (BP) -- Conservative Christians should recover the proper use of the term "separation of church and state" in defending religious liberty against government interference, Russell D. Moore said at an evangelical conference in the country's capit ...more

Baptist Press - Sep 15, 2014 5:22 PM

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (BP) -- Stephanie Copenhaver is not entirely sure why they keep coming back or why they showed up in the first place. Apart from an invitation through her kids and their friends, there didn't appear to be anything else that drew six studen ...more

Baptist Press - Sep 12, 2014 5:22 PM

NOTA DEL EDITOR: La columna First-Person (De primera mano) es parte de la edición de hoy de BP en español. Para ver historias adicionales, vaya a http://www.bpnews.net/espanolFORT WORTH, Tex. (BP) -- Un ser humano que va en el camino de Jesús debería e ...more