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Mosque lawsuit brings concern, clarity on religious liberty
Jun30

Mosque lawsuit brings concern, clarity on religious liberty

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, N.J. (BP) — The proposed construction of a mosque in New Jersey has prompted discussion among Southern Baptists of the proper way to protect Muslims’ religious liberty. Today (June 9) a trio of Southern Baptist professors — Jason Due read more

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Two pro-life bills advance at Oklahoma State Capitol
May19

Two pro-life bills advance at Oklahoma State Capitol

Today at the Oklahoma State Capitol, lawmakers voted to approve two leading pieces of pro-life legislation. The Oklahoma State House of Representatives voted 69-15 to approve House Bill 2797, the Humanity of the Unborn Child Act, which would establish a public education effort in high schools to educate students about the humanity and development of a pre-born child. The bill now advances to the Oklahoma State Senate, which today...

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Baptist disaster relief serving storm victims in Boswell, Glencoe & Sulphur areas
May11

Baptist disaster relief serving storm victims in Boswell, Glencoe & Sulphur areas

Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) disaster relief (DR) chain saw crews are working today in the Boswell, Glencoe and Sulphur areas after deadly tornadoes caused massive damage in those areas Monday evening. In addition to helping to clear debris left behind by the storms, trained chaplains are accompanying the teams, ready to offer counseling to families as needed. State DR Training Coordinator Dave Karr of Norman said the...

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Baptist Relief springs into action after tornadoes

Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) Disaster Relief assessors are working today along the tracks of the tornadoes which swept across portions of the state yesterday to see where relief volunteers may provide assistance to those affected by the storms. BGCO disaster relief director Sam Porter said, “I think we may activate some chain saw teams across the areas impacted. We may need to have some debris clearing teams as well....

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For Mother’s Day
May05

For Mother’s Day

‘Honor your father and your mother, as the Lord your God has commanded you, so that you may live long and that it may go well with you in the Lord your God is giving you.’  Deuteronomy 5:16 I was brought up in a loving, Christian family, and I was always close to my mother. I remember when I was a little girl, my mother would sit on the edge of my bed every night while I said my prayer.  At the end of the prayer, she would say, “God,...

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Is sports gambling moral? You bet, Americans say
Feb04

Is sports gambling moral? You bet, Americans say

>> by Lisa Cannon Green  managing editor, Facts & Trends magazine NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Wagering on sports is not morally wrong, most Americans say—but nearly half think it should be illegal anyway. And as millions nationwide manage their fantasy sports rosters, Americans straddle the fence on whether heavily advertised daily games by companies such as FanDuel Inc. and DraftKings Inc. should be banned. A new study from...

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