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    Cooperative Program: 'Nothing like it'

    October 15, 2019

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    Editor's note: October is the Cooperative Program Emphasis month in the Southern Baptist Convention. To learn more about the Cooperative Program, go to sbc.net/cp.

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Cooperative Program ought not be a sacred cow, but it is close to one for me. Begun by Southern Baptists nearly a century ago, it has proven to be a most effective ...

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    An 'invisible army'

    October 11, 2019

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    Editor's note: October is the Cooperative Program Emphasis month in the Southern Baptist Convention. To learn more about the Cooperative Program, go to sbc.net/cp.

    ONTARIO, Calif. – While preaching in a southern state recently, the invisible yet...

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    Cooperative Program: Sealed for missions

    October 7, 2019

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    Editor's note: October is Cooperative Program Emphasis month in the Southern Baptist Convention. Learn more about CP here.

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – As Southern Baptists, we have one thing that unites us. At our core is the passion to take the gospel of...

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    Cooperative Program: Grounded in the gospel

    October 3, 2019

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    Editor's note: October is the Cooperative Program Emphasis month in the Southern Baptist Convention. To learn more about the Cooperative Program, go to sbc.net/cp.

    NASHVILLE – In 1920, the great Baptist leader George W. Truett stood on the steps...

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    Cooperative Program: A missionary's gratitude

    October 1, 2019

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    Editor's note: October is Cooperative Program Emphasis month in the Southern Baptist Convention.

    RICHMOND, Va. – As I near the first anniversary of being elected president of the International Mission Board, I am incredibly encouraged about so many...

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    Did King Saul really see the ghost of Samuel? (1 Sam. 28)

    September 26, 2019

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    Bible readers are often astonished by the encounter that King Saul had with the Witch of Endor. Saul had earlier outlawed necromancy (the summoning of the dead); yet, he later sought a witch. After Saul assured the witch of her safety, she...

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    Understanding the reach of the ABN today

    September 26, 2019

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    As I have written before, there is a seismic shift going on in the newspaper publishing industry, and these trends have impacted your state Baptist paper.

    Newspapers that once commanded hundreds of thousands – and in some cases millions – of paid...

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    Vocation as calling

    September 26, 2019

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    A Christian university that remains steadfast in its spiritual commitment is much more than just a typical university.

    Our mission of Christian purpose means that we do more than just graduate students, offer programs and majors of study, confer...

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    Reaching families with the gospel

    September 26, 2019

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    In serving children at the Arkansas Baptist Ranch in Harrison, I am reminded daily of how our house parents and the children we serve are experiencing the Lord’s sovereign process of transformation.

    If you have ever seen a potter work clay, it is...

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