Telling the story of Arkansas Baptists Since 1901

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    The gospel versus cultural Christianity

    April 25, 2019

    Perspectives

    Caleb Yarbrough
    Arkansas Baptist News

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    Judge dismisses suit against NAMB by ex-state executive

    April 25, 2019

    Nation

    ABERDEEN, Miss. – First Amendment legal precedent has been cited in a federal court's dismissal of a lawsuit against the North American Mission Board by a former executive of the Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware.

    Senior Judge Glen Davidson...

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    Boy Scouts' legal woes continue to mount

    April 25, 2019

    Nation

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. – The Boy Scouts of America could soon face more legal trouble over alleged sexual abuse. Several states are moving to adjust statute-of-limitations laws so more victims of past abuse can sue for damages.

    New York passed a law...

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    'Love One Another' nationwide prayer plea May 2

    April 25, 2019

    Nation

    WASHINGTON – Aligning American culture with God's commandment to love one another is the vision of the 2019 National Day of Prayer (NDP) May 2, an annual event organizers say impacted perhaps 510 million people in 2018.

    Neither society nor the...

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    Supreme Court to rule on LGBT rights

    April 25, 2019

    Nation

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to consider in its next term whether non-discrimination protections in federal workplace law cover people who identify as gay or transgender.

    The high court announced April 22 it would review appeals...

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    April: Child abuse awareness and prevention

    April 25, 2019

    Featured

    Editor’s Note: April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

    IN THE AFTERMATH of the Houston Chronicle’s explosive investigative report about sexual abuse in the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), leaders at all levels are being urged to get...

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    Evangelism more prayed for than practiced by churchgoers

    April 23, 2019

    Featured

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Most Protestant churchgoers say they are eager to talk to others about Jesus and are praying for opportunities to share their faith, but most say they have not had any evangelistic conversations in the past six months.

    The 2019...

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    NOBTS presidential search narrowed to 4 candidates

    April 22, 2019

    Baptist News

    NEW ORLEANS – Frank Cox, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary trustee board chairman, updated the board on the status of the presidential search during their April 17 meeting, saying the committee had narrowed its focus to four top candidates.

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    SBC Executive Committee, boards, commission, seminaries, committee nominees announced

    April 22, 2019

    Baptist News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nominees to serve on the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee, the four denominational boards – International Mission Board, North American Mission Board, LifeWay Christian Resources, and GuideStone Financial Resources,...

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