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    Cedar Glade begins fundraising to replace 42-year-old pool

    June 6, 2019

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    IMBODEN – Cedar Glade Baptist Encampment (CGBE), outside of Imboden, has started fundraising for a new swimming pool. The camp’s board of directors voted to replace the current 42-year-old pool during its March meeting.

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    Jamie Dew elected president of New Orleans Seminary

    June 5, 2019

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    NEW ORLEANS – James K. "Jamie" Dew Jr. has been elected ninth president of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in a special called trustee meeting June 5. Dew comes to NOBTS from his position as vice president for undergraduate studies and...

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    Missouri could be first state without an abortion clinic

    May 28, 2019

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    ST. LOUIS – Missouri’s health department is “refusing to renew” Planned Parenthood’s license that permits the organization to provide abortions in the state. According to a soon to be released Planned Parenthood statement, CBS News reported that the...

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    SBC: Giving Increases, baptisms, attendance continue decline

    May 23, 2019

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    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Southern Baptist congregations saw an increase of more than $82 million in overall giving in 2018, according to the latest Annual Church Profile (ACP) report. However, other key metrics declined slightly in 2018, including...

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    2020 budget OK’d by ABSC Finance Committee

    May 22, 2019

    Across Arkansas | Featured

    LITTLE ROCK – The 2020 Arkansas Baptist State Convention (ABSC) unified Cooperative Program (CP) budget of $21 million was approved unanimously by the ABSC Finance Committee May 14. The 2020 budget is the third year of a new five-year budget formula...

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    Branzell to succeed Floyd to lead National Day of Prayer

    May 21, 2019

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    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Kathy Branzell has been named as Ronnie Floyd's successor as president of the National Day of Prayer Task Force. Branzell of Atlanta has participated in the National Day of Prayer for 19 years, according to a news release...

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    Going to pot: How Arkansas Baptists can respond to legalization of medical marijuana

    May 14, 2019

    Across Arkansas | Featured

    WITH MEDICAL marijuana approved by Arkansas voters about two-and-a-half years ago and the first medical marijuana sales expected to begin across the Natural State in mid-May, many Arkansas Baptists have questions and concerns about long-term...

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    72 saved during SBC disaster relief deployments to Nebraska and Iowa

    May 9, 2019

    Nation | Featured

    SINCE late March, 72 people have made professions of faith through the ministry of Southern Baptist disaster relief (DR) volunteers deployed to Nebraska and Iowa following recent flooding in the Midwest. Arkansas Baptist DR teams arrived in Nebraska...

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