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Katherine Wolf Inspires Students with Message of ‘Healing Hope’
Mar14

Katherine Wolf Inspires Students with Message of ‘Healing Hope’

On Wednesday, March 13, students and faculty gathered in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium for the Woman’s Mission and Ministry Day with guest speaker Katherine Wolf. She shared her remarkable story of suffering from a brain stem stroke at age 26 shortly after having her first child and how God has used that experience to bring hope and healing to her life. “We all have brokenness,” she said. “So, we’re all kind of on an equal playing...

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Anti-child trafficking ministry goes national, global
Mar13

Anti-child trafficking ministry goes national, global

LAKELAND, Fla. (BP) — From the National Palace in Guatemala to the Oval Office in Washington, leaders of the Florida Baptist Children’s Homes have found themselves advocating for child sex trafficking victims on international and national platforms. This year, they have led a conference for Guatemalan government officials on child trafficking and were present at the White House in January when President Trump signed an...

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Tuesdays are jail days for church’s volunteers
Mar12

Tuesdays are jail days for church’s volunteers

RUSK, Texas (BP) — Tuesdays mean going behind bars for volunteers with Freedom with Christ who meet with men and women in the Cherokee County Jail each week for Bible study and prayer. Freedom with Christ, a ministry of First Baptist Church in Rusk, Texas, also provides Bibles and study materials to prisoners in other correctional facilities in Texas and six surrounding states. FBC Rusk is continuing a work pioneered by Terry...

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Editors meet to ‘press on’ in Kingdom communication
Mar11

Editors meet to ‘press on’ in Kingdom communication

CHARLESTON, S.C. (BP) — Members of the Association of State Baptist Publications learned from university professor and author Penelope Muse Abernathy during their annual meeting in Charleston, S.C. The ASBP meeting “gives those who lead state Baptist newspapers and other publications the opportunity to discuss opportunities and challenges faced in today’s ever-changing publishing environment,” said Tim...

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Truce ends 6 year religious liberty battle for Colorado cake baker
Mar09

Truce ends 6 year religious liberty battle for Colorado cake baker

DENVER(BP) — The Colorado Civil Rights Commission (CCRC) and Christian cake baker Jack Phillips are ending a six-year legal battle over whether Phillips can refuse business projects that violate his religious beliefs. But the truce leaves unanswered the larger question of whether the First Amendment frees proprietors to limit their business to dealings that honor their religious beliefs, Phillips’ attorneys with Alliance...

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Falls Creek First Aid seeks volunteer help
Mar08

Falls Creek First Aid seeks volunteer help

DAVIS—As soon as youth leaders hit the campus of Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center each Monday in June and July, they gather their registration information and head to the north lobby of the tabernacle to register their group. They want to hurry and submit their group’s release forms because they know that even before they get back to their cabin, some rambunctious young person may have already injured themselves and have need to...

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