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Stories of interest to Arkansas Baptists ...

Friday
Feb172012

GuideStone releases 2012 Ministers Tax Guide

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.

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Friday
Feb172012

Obama budget hostile to abstinence, says expert

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.

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Friday
Feb172012

NYC churches get court win, can meet at least 2 more weeks

NEW YORK (BP) – A federal judge has intervened on behalf of New York churches, issuing a temporary restraining order that allows them to continue meeting for worship in public schools while the court deliberates over the constitutionality of the city's ban.

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Wednesday
Feb152012

'The Vow' book gives true story behind new film

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP) – B&H Publishing Group has released an updated version of "The Vow" book, the amazing true story of commitment and faith that inspired a major motion picture by the same name. 

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Wednesday
Feb152012

NYC pastor fears 'agenda' against churches

NEW YORK (BP) – New York's ban on churches meeting in public schools, which went into effect Feb. 12, is about "far more than meeting space," according to a Southern Baptist pastor in the area who believes broader religious freedom is at stake.

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