COCHRANE, Alberta, Canada (BP) – A free online learning community is capturing the training provided at many conferences and workshops throughout the Southern Baptist Convention and archiving it to view at any time. E-quip.net was initiated by the Canadian National Baptist Convention about a decade ago to meet a need among leaders whose schedules or locations kept them from attending various training opportunities.
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP) – The task force appointed to study a possible name change of the Southern Baptist Convention is recommending the convention maintain its legal name but adopt an informal, non-legal name for those who want to use it: "Great Commission Baptists."
The report Monday night ended weeks of speculation by Southern Baptists and fellow evangelicals as to what the task force would do. The convention was formed in 1845, and a name change was first proposed in 1903, although one was not adopted then, or since. The task force was appointed by Southern Baptist Convention President Bryant Wright.
Since entering the NBA and throughout his breakout with the Knicks, Jeremy Lin has consistently been outspoken about his Christian faith. Read more about Lin and how he is using his faith to encourage teammates in this article from the religion page of The Washington Post.
DALLAS (BP) -- The 2012 edition of GuideStone's annual Tax Return Preparation and Federal Reporting Guide is now available. The guide provides active and retired ministers step-by-step help in understanding the latest tax laws, along with sample tax forms to assist them in preparing their 2011 federal tax returns.
WASHINGTON (BP) – Not only does President Obama's proposed 2013 federal budget demonstrate hostility toward the sexual risk avoidance message, but the budget contains an "illegal use of funds" that were intended by Congress for abstinence education, an expert says.