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Prayer focus of new Kendrick Brothers film
Feb23

Prayer focus of new Kendrick Brothers film

NASHVILLE (BP) — Kendrick Brothers Productions, the makers of the successful movies “Courageous” and “Fireproof,” have announced the Aug. 28 release of their latest film “War Room,” which will illustrate the power of prayer. The film is brothers Alex and Stephen Kendrick’s first production independent of Sherwood Pictures, the filmmaking ministry of Sherwood Baptist Church in Albany, Ga....

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SBC Hispanic leadership network planned
Dec29

SBC Hispanic leadership network planned

NASHVILLE (BP)—Hispanics are strengthening their unity and cooperation within the Southern Baptist Convention by forming a leadership network set to launch at the 2015 SBC annual meeting in Columbus, Ohio. SBC Hispanic Relations Consultant Bob Sena announced the network in cooperation with Luis Lopez, director of LifeWay Espanol church resources, at a Dec. 2 dinner meeting in Nashville attended by 65 leaders, including SBC Executive...

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Ferguson crisis calls churches to ‘unify & pray’
Nov25

Ferguson crisis calls churches to ‘unify & pray’

NASHVILLE (BP) — The unfolding Ferguson saga calls churches to “unify and pray for our nation,” the president of National African American Fellowship within the SBC, K. Marshall Williams, said in the hours after a grand jury reported its decision not to indict a white Missouri police officer in the shooting death of an 18-year-old African American. “We need to be both an empathetic listening ear for the...

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‘I Stand Sunday’ draws 6,000-plus in Houston
Nov03

‘I Stand Sunday’ draws 6,000-plus in Houston

  HOUSTON (BP) — As pastors embroiled in a lawsuit against the city of Houston rallied thousands Sunday for the cause of religious liberty and with chants of “Let the people vote,” their cohorts in the battle also were crying out for the church to repent for its retreat from the public square and its role as the public conscience. Part revival meeting, part civics lesson, the “I Stand Sunday” rally...

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Giants executive says ‘Point people to Christ’
Nov03

Giants executive says ‘Point people to Christ’

>> by David Roach Chief National Correspondent for Baptist Press SAN FRANCISCO (BP)—When San Francisco Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera was suspended in 2012 for using a banned substance, he led Major League Baseball in hits and had a .346 batting average. So, most observers expected the Giants to put him on the postseason roster when his suspension expired just before the World Series. But they didn’t, showing that character...

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