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    Legacy Tree connects church to Baptist retirees

    September 13, 2019

    Baptist News

    MARIETTA, Ga. – It can be frustrating to purchase a Christmas gift for someone who has everything.

    Sarah Keeling (left) and Emily Tucker, both students at Spurgeon College, role play the “Three Circles” evangelism method before heading out for door-to-door Gospel outreach during the One Great Day of Sharing event on Sept. 10 at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Mo. MBTS Photo

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    MBTS 'Day of Sharing' proclaims gospel

    September 13, 2019

    Baptist News

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Nearly 100 Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and Spurgeon College students, faculty and staff partnered with local area churches on Sept. 10 to proclaim the gospel during an annual outreach event known as the "One Great Day...

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    Church life - September 12, 2019

    September 13, 2019

    Across Arkansas

    Editor’s Note: The Arkansas Baptist News would love to share your church news with the state. Send your information to sarah@arkansasbaptist.org or call 1-800-838-2272, ext. 5153. Please submit information three weeks prior to the event.

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    Spread the gospel through the Dixie Jackson offering

    September 13, 2019

    Featured

    THROUGH GIVING to and participating in the Dixie Jackson Arkansas Missions Offering and Week of Prayer, you can make an eternal impact.

    The Dixie Jackson Arkansas Missions Offering and Week of Prayer each September is intended to highlight and...

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    ABN Sunday school commentaries - September 15 & September 22

    September 13, 2019

    Sunday School Commentaries

    September 15, 2019

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    Ephesian 2:1-10 (HCSB)

    Ephesians 2:1-3 paints a completely hopeless situation. We were dead because of our trespasses and sin. We lived the way of the world, which is ruled by Satan whose spirit...

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    Russell Moore speaks to the ERLC trustees while board chairman Trevor Atwood (right) stands by.

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    Moore spotlights ERLC's purpose

    September 12, 2019

    Baptist News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Southern Baptist Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission's purpose is to live out the life of Christ and help others to do the same, Russell Moore said Wednesday, Sept. 11, at the entity's annual trustee meeting.

    In his...

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    Florist asks high court to again hear case

    September 12, 2019

    Nation

    OLYMPIA, Wash. – Florist Barronelle Stutzman is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to again hear her case for liberty to refuse floral requests that violate her Christian convictions.

    When the high court first heard Stutzman's case in 2018, it threw out...

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    Church pays off $4M in East Texas medical debt

    September 12, 2019

    ABN Digest

    TYLER, Texas – Hundreds of homes throughout East Texas got an unusual yellow envelope in their mailboxes, thanks to one Southern Baptist church in Texas.

    It wasn't a church invite or junk mail. Instead, it could be worth tens of thousands of...

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    Three Arkansas churches named fastest-growing, largest churches

    September 12, 2019

    Nation

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Thirty-four Southern Baptist congregations are among the fastest growing and largest evangelical churches in the latest Outreach 100 tally compiled by Outreach Magazine and LifeWay Research.

    "Tracking the fastest growing churches...

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    Chelsea Sobolik (from left to right) and Elizabeth Graham of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, podcast host Jamie Ivey and author Ann Voskamp joined Briana Stensrud of Welcome. on a Sept. 3-4 trip to El Paso, Texas, to meet immigrants near the border. Submitted photo

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    Women's group hears 'heartbreaking' stories at border

    September 12, 2019

    Nation

    JUAREZ, Mexico – The man was afraid that if he refused one more time, it might be his last.

    Or even worse – it might seal his teenage daughter's fate.

    "In Guatemala, it's next to impossible to run a small business, because once you start doing well...

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