ABN Podcast 102 - Dale Noe, pastor of FBC, Marked Tree

    September 5, 2019

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    Caleb Yarbrough, ABN associate editor, chats with Dale Noe, pastor of First Baptist Church, Marked Tree. Noe shares his heart for church revitalization, his outgoing and personal approach to community outreach and ministry, how God brought him to Marked Tree and how he feels God will use First Baptist to continue to reach Marked Tree, and surrounding communities, for Christ in the future. Noe's passion for the gospel, church revitalization, racial reconciliation and personally engaging all the people in his community is a refreshing encouragement for all Arkansas Baptists whether we are serving in a small rural community or large urban area. Noe's passion is infectious! *Podcast art caption: Dale Noe, right, chats with the owner of a pharmacy in downtown Marked Tree.

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    ABN Podcast 101 - Pro-life play 'Viable' comes to Arkansas, Planned Parenthood loses federal funding

    September 3, 2019

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    Arkansas Baptist News Podcast host Bill Bumpas chats with Rose Mimms, executive director of Arkansas Right to Life, and John Hoover, writer, director and producer of 'Viable,' a play that addresses abortion from the angle of the love and forgiveness that God offers to women, and men, who have been involved in abortion. Bumpas also addresses recent news that Planned Parenthood locations across the country are forfeiting federal funding – to the tune of tens of millions of dollars – by refusing to comply with requirements issued by President Trump's administration. For more, visit arkansasbaptist.org!

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    AB News Update 1

    August 28, 2019

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    The first installment of the AB News Update. Caleb Yarbrough, Arkansas Baptist News (ABN) Associate Editor, chats with ABN Editor/Executive Director Tim Yarbrough about the day's headlines from a Christian worldview perspective.

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    ABN Podcast 100 - Stephen Kendrick on Christian moviemaking and upcoming release, "Overcomer"

    August 6, 2019

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    In the 100th episode of the ABN Podcast, Stephen Kendrick of Kendrick Brothers Productions, the team behind popular Christian films including Flywheel, Facing the Giants, Fireproof, Courageous and War Room, speaks with ABN Podcast host Bill Bumpas about his newest film, Overcomer, which opens in theaters Aug. 23. Kendrick also shares about how he got into the movie industry and his passion for creating high-quality Christian films.

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    ABN Podcast 98 - Sports Crusaders' Tricia Alberts and Arkansas Game and Fish Commission's Pat Fitts

    June 20, 2019

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    Tricia Alberts of Missouri-based ministry – with many ties to Arkansas – Sports Crusaders shares about how the ministry takes the gospel to children across America and the world through sports evangelism. Bobby Shows, founder of Sports Crusaders, formerly served as recreation pastor at Park Hill Baptist Church, North Little Rock. Sports Crusaders is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2019. Arkansas Game and Fish Commission's Pat Fitts speaks with ABN Podcast host Bill Bumpas about the recently established partnership between the Arkansas Baptist State Convention and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

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    ABN Podcast 97 – Floyd on National Day of Prayer, his transition to the SBC Executive Committee

    May 2, 2019

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    ABN Podcast Host Bill Bumpas speaks with Ronnie Floyd, senior pastor of Cross Church in northwest Arkansas, about his transition from the pastorate to his new position as president and CEO of the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee. Bumpas also chats with Floyd regarding his role as president of National Day of Prayer – which was May 2. The podcast concludes with Floyd offering a prayer for our nation and elected officials, and that God would create a "love one another" movement across our country.

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    ABN Podcast 96 - David McKinney of Cross Church on worship (Part 2)

    April 23, 2019

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    ABN Podcast host Bill Bumpas chats with David McKinney, worship pastor at Cross Church in northwest Arkansas. This is the second part of a two-part conversation between Bumpas and McKinney. The first part of the conversation is featured on ABN Podcast 94.

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    ABN Podcast 95 - Tax code changes and what they mean with Eric Davis

    March 28, 2019

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    ABN Podcast host Bill Bumpas chats with Eric Davis, treasurer and chief operating officer of the Arkansas Baptist Foundation, about recent tax code updates and how they affect 2018 filings. Davis provides specific information regarding how the changes could affect ministers, churches and other ministries.

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    ABN Podcast 93 - Kirby Vardeman on the rise of legal late term abortion and Psalm 106

    February 1, 2019

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    ABN Podcast Host Bill Bumpas chats with Kirby Vardeman, pastor of Mercy Tree Cowboy Fellowship in Russellville, regarding New York's recent approval of third-trimester abortions, including abortions up to the day of the infant's delivery. Vardeman shares insights into the nature of New York's new legislation and discusses how New York's legislation has paved the way for other states to pass similar legislation in the near future. Vardeman also shares how Psalm 106 speaks to the horrors of abortion that are legal in man parts of America.

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