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Baptist Press - Aug 22, 2014 5:22 PM

ALEXANDRIA, La. (BP) -- Homosexual activists are pressing the issue of so-called rights in an effort to marginalize Christians and force religion to be practiced only in private. And they are having success.One recent victim of homosexual activism is a ...more

Baptist Press - Aug 22, 2014 5:22 PM

EDITOR'S NOTE: Frank S. Page, president of the SBC Executive Committee, has issued a call to prayer for revival and spiritual awakening for our churches, our nation and our world during 2013. Baptist Press will carry First-Person articles during the year ...more

Baptist Press - Aug 22, 2014 5:22 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 Augus ...more

Baptist Press - Aug 22, 2014 5:22 PM

RICHMOND, Mo. (BP) -- Children have been carrying bags full of pennies, nickels and dimes into Vacation Bible School in order to donate to Southern Baptist missionaries for years. Many never see what happens through their gifts or who benefits from them. ...more

Baptist Press - Aug 22, 2014 5:22 PM

EDITOR'S NOTE: On World Hunger Sunday, Oct. 12, Southern Baptist congregations will address the hunger crisis across North America and around the world, many by focusing on the theme Hunger Happens Everywhere. Donations received are channeled through Glob ...more

Baptist Press - Aug 22, 2014 5:22 PM

SALT LAKE CITY (BP) -- Jan Harding remains hospitalized indefinitely with ulcerated lye burns down the upper third of her esophagus but no longer faces a life-and-death struggle, her husband said during a press conference Thursday, Aug. 21.Jim Harding ...more

Baptist Press - Aug 22, 2014 5:22 PM

EDITOR'S NOTE: Check Baptist Press on Monday for further updates.WASHINGTON (BP) -- The Obama administration has issued new rules regarding its abortion/contraception mandate but again appears to have failed to satisfy the concerns of religious freedom ...more

Baptist Press - Aug 22, 2014 5:22 PM

JERUSALEM (BP) -- In war-torn Gaza and Israel, Christians watch with anguish as violence ravages the innocent on both sides of the conflict. But this "season of weeping and mourning" is "not void of hope," said Yohanna Katanacho, academic dean of Bethlehe ...more

Baptist Press - Aug 21, 2014 5:22 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 - Aug 21, 2014 5:22 PM

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (BP) -- A colleague recently called The Pathway office after seeing our story on the president of Windermere Baptist Conference Center being arrested. He expressed surprise that we would publish such a story. His observation set my min ...more