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    Newspaper's sexual abuse report leaves SBC president 'broken'

    February 11, 2019

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    HOUSTON, Texas – A Houston newspaper, in a Feb. 10 on instances of sexual abuse by pastors and others at Southern Baptist churches, has left SBC President J.D. Greear "broken over what was revealed."

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    The Democratic Party and the questions of late-term abortion and infanticide

    February 11, 2019

    Featured | Columns

    ON THE SAME day (Jan. 30) that Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam shared comments on a radio program, which were widely interpreted to imply the approval of infanticide, fellow Democrat and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke to attendees of the annual...

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    Christian Women’s Job Corps ministry in Paragould offers women 'a future and a hope'

    February 8, 2019

    Featured | Across Arkansas

    PARAGOULD – Future & Hope Christian Women’s Job Corps (CWJC) definitely lives up to its name. Based in Paragould, Future & Hope typically equips 10 to 12 women during in-depth 10-week sessions that tackle such practical life skills as basic computer...

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    President Trump, in his State of the Union address, asked asks Democrats and Republicans for unity "to build a culture that cherishes innocent life." Screen capture from YouTube

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    President Trump in State of the Union address: 'Unborn are made in the image of God'

    February 6, 2019

    Nation | Featured

    WASHINGTON – President Trump affirmed unborn children as image bearers of God and urged Congress to ban late-term abortions in his second State of the Union speech. 

    Trump called for both parties to work together for the good of the country in his...

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    Republican Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska asked the Senate for unanimous consent in support of the measure requiring health care for a baby born after a failed abortion. Screen capture from YouTube

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    Born-alive bill blocked in Senate

    February 5, 2019

    ABN Digest | Featured

    WASHINGTON (BP) – An effort in the U.S. Senate to require health care for a child born alive during an abortion fell victim to a Democratic member's objection Feb. 4.

    Sen. Patty Murray of Washington blocked approval of the Born-Alive Abortion...

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    Jim Henry, at Downtown Baptist Church in Orlando, Fla., was able to continue preaching and care for his wife Jeanette as she battled Alzheimer's. Photo from Facebook.

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    Jim Henry: 'No gripes with God' over wife & mother

    February 5, 2019

    ABN Digest | Featured

    ORLANDO, Fla. (BP) – Jim Henry is "in the valley, but I'm not afraid in the valley" after the homegoing of his wife and his mother over the course of five days.

    A former president of the Southern Baptist Convention and longtime pastor, Henry said...

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    Author Karen Kingsbury will speak at Union University April 16.

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    Kingsbury to headline April 16 Union University Auxiliary dinner

    February 4, 2019

    ABN Digest | Featured

    JACKSON, Tenn. — Author Karen Kingsbury will speak at Union University April 16 at a dinner hosted by the Union Auxiliary.

    Kingsbury is a New York Times bestselling novelist with more than 25 million books in print, and her last dozen novels have...

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    Pew: Church good for happiness, civic engagement

    February 4, 2019

    Featured | ABN Digest

    WASHINGTON (BP) – Church participation leads to more happiness and civic engagement, Pew Research Center said Jan. 31 after analyzing surveys from the U.S. and 25 other countries.

    Religiously active people also tend to smoke and drink alcoholic...

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    Nettles and Strachan highlight conference on Reformation

    February 4, 2019

    Baptist News | Featured

    FENTON, Mo. – The Founders Midwest Conference will be held Feb. 26-27  at First Baptist Church in Fenton, Mo. Founders Midwest is a regional conference that strives to encourage, educate and edify Midwest Baptists from theological, historical, and...

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    GuideStone releases Ministers' Tax Guide

    February 4, 2019

    Baptist News | Featured

    DALLAS (BP) – GuideStone Financial Resources has released its 2019 Ministers' Tax Guide for 2018 Returns, available now for GuideStone participants.

    The tax guide includes tax highlights for 2018 – including changes based on the Tax Cuts and Jobs...

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