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Detroit Free Press
LGBTQ Muslims find voice, identifying with different worldssee same-gender sexual relations as a sin, as do the Catholic Church, the bigge
LGBTQ Muslims find voice, identifying with different worlds
Detroit Free Press / Posted 31 minutes ago
see same-gender sexual relations as a sin, as do the Catholic Church, the biggest Protestant denomination in the U.S., Southern Baptist Convention, and Orthodox Jews. Muslim leaders often cite Jewish and Christian views against homosexual acts... Read more
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The Christian Post
5 Reasons It's Painful for Pastors to Lose a Memberto church members. The departure of a church member is no small thing to a past
5 Reasons It's Painful for Pastors to Lose a Member
The Christian Post / Posted 12 hours ago
to church members. The departure of a church member is no small thing to a pastor. It is personal, painful, and can even lead to depression. Dr. Thom Rainer is president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Co... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Terry Dickson: Southern Baptists furl a symbol of the SouthST. SIMONS ISLAND | A couple of groups with “Southern” in their names are at od
Terry Dickson: Southern Baptists furl a symbol of the South
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
ST. SIMONS ISLAND | A couple of groups with “Southern” in their names are at odds. While meeting in Tampa, the Southern Baptist Convention adopted a resolution calling on Christians to stop displaying the Confederate battle flag. Southern Heritage... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
New Confederacy group says it will no longer fly Confederate flagafter last year's Charleston church shooting. The topic is once again being rev
New Confederacy group says it will no longer fly Confederate flag
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 days ago
after last year's Charleston church shooting. The topic is once again being revisited, but in a very different way. The Southern Baptist Convention is urging Christians to stop displaying the Confederate battle flag, officially recognizing it as... Read more
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Deseret News
Southern Baptists are going to need a bigger tentNASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Southern Baptist Convention was so famously insular for
Southern Baptists are going to need a bigger tent
Deseret News / Posted 2 days ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Southern Baptist Convention was so famously insular for so long that it earned its own joke about members believing they’re the only ones in heaven. The nation’s largest Protestant denomination was known more for what, and... Read more
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The Washington Times
3 faith headlines for your Fridayethical issues arising during the campaign. What kind of issues? My good friend
3 faith headlines for your Friday
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
ethical issues arising during the campaign. What kind of issues? My good friend, Dr. Jack Graham, former president of the Southern Baptist Convention, current senior pastor of Prestonwood Baptist Church in Dallas and fellow advisory board member... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Cross Church pastor named to Evangelical Advisory Board for Donald Trumpwith religious leaders from several organizations, including Arkansas. Former
Cross Church pastor named to Evangelical Advisory Board for Donald Trump
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 2 days ago
with religious leaders from several organizations, including Arkansas. Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, the former Southern Baptist Convention President and Dr. Ronnie Floyd, the pastor of Cross Church met with Trump. Floyd issued a... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Gunn gets vote on flag as church messengerto vote on the issue recently. Gunn was a “messenger” for his church, Morrison
Gunn gets vote on flag as church messenger
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 2 days ago
to vote on the issue recently. Gunn was a “messenger” for his church, Morrison Heights Baptist Church in Clinton, to the Southern Baptist Convention earlier this month. At the St. Louis convention, a resolution was adopted that calls on “our... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
CONSIDER THIS: Southern Baptist Convention Shows Graceperson. The current Mississippi flag has only one place in today’s world, and
CONSIDER THIS: Southern Baptist Convention Shows Grace
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 2 days ago
person. The current Mississippi flag has only one place in today’s world, and that place is a museum. Thankfully, the Southern Baptist Convention gets it. The group recently passed an amendment calling on its brothers and sisters in Christ to... Read more
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CNN
Mississippi Confederate flag debate continuesveterans cemeteries except on two days: Memorial Day and Confederate Heritage D
Mississippi Confederate flag debate continues
CNN / Posted 3 days ago
veterans cemeteries except on two days: Memorial Day and Confederate Heritage Day in states that observe it. Tuesday, the Southern Baptist Convention urged its members to "discontinue the display of the Confederate battle flag" as a sign of... Read more
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Newsmax
Confederate Flag Removed From House Spending Billremoved from atop the Statehouse, where it had flown for over 50 years, The Her
Confederate Flag Removed From House Spending Bill
Newsmax / Posted 3 days ago
removed from atop the Statehouse, where it had flown for over 50 years, The Herald in Rock Hill reported last year. The Southern Baptist Convention, America's largest protestant denomination with over 15 million members, officially urged their... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
In Mississippi and in Malawi, corruption equals povertya preacher all his life and more recently the head of the Assemblies of God chu
In Mississippi and in Malawi, corruption equals poverty
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
a preacher all his life and more recently the head of the Assemblies of God churches in Malawi. It was like the head of the Southern Baptist Convention running for president of the United States. Chakwera drew big crowds wherever he went and it... Read more
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The Christian Post
This Black Pastor Says His 'Attitude Changed' on Donald Trump After Meeting With 900 EvangelicalsThe members of the council laid out their concerns to the candidate. Pastor Ja
This Black Pastor Says His 'Attitude Changed' on Donald Trump After Meeting With 900 Evangelicals
The Christian Post / Posted 3 days ago
The members of the council laid out their concerns to the candidate. Pastor Jack Graham, the former president of the Southern Baptist Convention and a member of Trump's advisory council, also came out of the meeting feeling like he is ready... Read more
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FOX News
Of course, Evangelicals can vote for Trumpin the election process. The future of our country depends upon it. Dr. Jack G
Of course, Evangelicals can vote for Trump
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
in the election process. The future of our country depends upon it. Dr. Jack Graham is a former President of the Southern Baptist Convention, and Pastor of Prestonwood Baptist Church in metropolitan Dallas, one of the ten largest churches... Read more
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The Washington Times
Two-parent families make a stronger Americabuild a strong nation by building strong family commitments again. • James Lan
Two-parent families make a stronger America
The Washington Times / Posted 4 days ago
build a strong nation by building strong family commitments again. • James Lankford is a Republican member of the U.S. Senate from Oklahoma. Russell Moore is president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Conventi... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Cross Church Pastor Joins Evangelical Board For Trump Campaign(KFSM) — Cross Church pastor and former President of the Southern Baptist Conve
Cross Church Pastor Joins Evangelical Board For Trump Campaign
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 4 days ago
(KFSM) — Cross Church pastor and former President of the Southern Baptist Convention Ronnie Floyd has joined the Evangelical Executive Advisory Board for the Donald Trump campaign. In a statement, Floyd said: “In this critical time in America,... Read more
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Al.com
Jerry Falwell Jr. criticized for posing with Donald Trump in front of 'Playboy' coverof the board will include Falwell, former Rep. Michele Bachman, R-Minnesota; Ja
Jerry Falwell Jr. criticized for posing with Donald Trump in front of 'Playboy' cover
Al.com / Posted 4 days ago
of the board will include Falwell, former Rep. Michele Bachman, R-Minnesota; James Dobson of "Focus on the Family;" Ralph Reed of the Christian lobbying group "Freedom Coalition;" and Ronnie Floyd, former president of the Southern Baptist Convent... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Police ID victims killed in Caroline crashCruz-Marquez of Chicago faces six counts of involuntary manslaughter and one co
Police ID victims killed in Caroline crash
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 4 days ago
Cruz-Marquez of Chicago faces six counts of involuntary manslaughter and one count of reckless driving. Southern Baptist Convention urges Christians to stop displaying Confederate flagSouthern Baptist Convention urges Christians... Read more
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The Christian Post
Megachurch Pastor Jack Graham Ready to 'Champion Donald Trump' After Meeting With 900 Evangelicalsbeen selected as honorary chairman of the 2015 National Day of Prayer taking pl
Megachurch Pastor Jack Graham Ready to 'Champion Donald Trump' After Meeting With 900 Evangelicals
The Christian Post / Posted 4 days ago
been selected as honorary chairman of the 2015 National Day of Prayer taking place May 7, 2015, in Washington, D.C. Former Southern Baptist Convention president and megachurch pastor Jack Graham says that he is ready to "champion Donald Trump"... Read more
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The Christian Post
Former SBC President Ronnie Floyd on Trump's Religious Advisory Board: 'Not an Endorsement'Republican U.S. Presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally
Former SBC President Ronnie Floyd on Trump's Religious Advisory Board: 'Not an Endorsement'
The Christian Post / Posted 4 days ago
Republican U.S. Presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Phoenix, Arizona, June 18, 2016. Former Southern Baptist Convention President Dr. Ronnie Floyd is not endorsing any candidate for president despite agreeing to be on... Read more
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The Christian Post
Ronnie Floyd on Trump Meeting: 'I Will Be Faithful to the Gospel'Outgoing Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd led a focused time
Ronnie Floyd on Trump Meeting: 'I Will Be Faithful to the Gospel'
The Christian Post / Posted 4 days ago
Outgoing Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd led a focused time of prayer during the National Call to Prayer for Spiritual Leadership, Revived Churches and Nationwide and Global Awakening at the annual meeting of the SBC Tuesday, June... Read more
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The Christian Post
Donald Trump Tells Evangelical Leaders He Will End Decades-Old Ban on Church Politickingto represent you, you should have the right to do it," the Washington Post quot
Donald Trump Tells Evangelical Leaders He Will End Decades-Old Ban on Church Politicking
The Christian Post / Posted 4 days ago
to represent you, you should have the right to do it," the Washington Post quoted Trump as saying. Former president of the Southern Baptist Convention and pastor at Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas Jack Graham attended the closed-door... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Suspect in crash that killed 6 arraigned in Caroline County CourtCruz-Marquez of Chicago faces six counts of involuntary manslaughter and one co
Suspect in crash that killed 6 arraigned in Caroline County Court
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 4 days ago
Cruz-Marquez of Chicago faces six counts of involuntary manslaughter and one count of reckless driving. Southern Baptist Convention urges Christians to stop displaying Confederate flagSouthern Baptist Convention urges Christians... Read more
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The Christian Post
10 Reflections on Our Time With Donald Trumpimagine the collective sigh of relief released throughout the auditorium! 7. W
10 Reflections on Our Time With Donald Trump
The Christian Post / Posted 4 days ago
imagine the collective sigh of relief released throughout the auditorium! 7. When Ronnie Floyd, former leader of the Southern Baptist Convention, asked Mr. Trump about alleviating inner-city violence and poverty, Mr. Trump unhesitatingly and... Read more
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The Christian Post
Why I Joined Donald Trump's Evangelical Executive Advisory Boardethical issues arising during the campaign. What kind of issues? My good friend
Why I Joined Donald Trump's Evangelical Executive Advisory Board
The Christian Post / Posted 4 days ago
ethical issues arising during the campaign. What kind of issues? My good friend, Dr. Jack Graham, former president of the Southern Baptist Convention, current senior pastor of Prestonwood Baptist Church in Dallas and fellow advisory board member... Read more
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The Christian Post
8 Indicators That Pastors Are Expected to Do Most of the Ministrysimilar to these. They are all indicators we have a long way to go before we ha
8 Indicators That Pastors Are Expected to Do Most of the Ministry
The Christian Post / Posted 4 days ago
similar to these. They are all indicators we have a long way to go before we have truly unleashed the people of God to do the work of ministry. Dr. Thom Rainer is president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Conve... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansan among faith leaders to meet TrumpDonald Trump in New York City on Tuesday. The Rev. Ronnie Floyd, pastor of Cro
Arkansan among faith leaders to meet Trump
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Donald Trump in New York City on Tuesday. The Rev. Ronnie Floyd, pastor of Cross Church in Northwest Arkansas and a former Southern Baptist Convention president, was one of a dozen or so religious leaders who sat around a table with Trump. Floyd... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Inside Trump's Closed-Door Meeting, Held To Reassures 'The Evangelicals'an hour on Tuesday, Trump took questions from a pre-selected handful of Christi
Inside Trump's Closed-Door Meeting, Held To Reassures 'The Evangelicals'
KPBS San Diego / Posted 5 days ago
an hour on Tuesday, Trump took questions from a pre-selected handful of Christian leaders, among them Dobson, outgoing Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd and Perkins. The Rev. Sammy Rodriguez, who leads a network of Latino... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Man fighting for life after shooting in Northside Richmondall of Dominion's customers have had their power restored after Thursday's seve
Man fighting for life after shooting in Northside Richmond
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 5 days ago
all of Dominion's customers have had their power restored after Thursday's severe storms ripped through Central Virginia. Southern Baptist Convention urges Christians to stop displaying Confederate flagSouthern Baptist Convention urges Christians... Read more
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The Hill
Trump gets mixed response from religious conservativesappears to have made some new allies. A handful of prominent Christian leaders
Trump gets mixed response from religious conservatives
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
appears to have made some new allies. A handful of prominent Christian leaders who have so far declined to endorse Trump — Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd and Focus on the Family’s James Dobson among them — have joined Trump’s... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Criminal investigation underway after death at Richmond City Jailall of Dominion's customers have had their power restored after Thursday's seve
Criminal investigation underway after death at Richmond City Jail
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 5 days ago
all of Dominion's customers have had their power restored after Thursday's severe storms ripped through Central Virginia. Southern Baptist Convention urges Christians to stop displaying Confederate flagSouthern Baptist Convention urges Christians... Read more
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The Atlantic
Trump: 'Your Leaders Are Selling Christianity Down the Tubes'asked about his stance on Israel. But a number of other topics also came up. R
Trump: 'Your Leaders Are Selling Christianity Down the Tubes'
The Atlantic / Posted 5 days ago
asked about his stance on Israel. But a number of other topics also came up. Ronnie Floyd, the recent president of the Southern Baptist Convention, asked how Trump will address crime, poverty, and racial tension. Another Latino leader asked how... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Mike Huckabee, Ronnie Floyd join evangelicals meeting Trumpfor the panel with her father. Floyd, the senior pastor at Cross Church in Spr
Mike Huckabee, Ronnie Floyd join evangelicals meeting Trump
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
for the panel with her father. Floyd, the senior pastor at Cross Church in Springdale and the former president of the Southern Baptist Convention, announced his plans to meet with Trump in a Fox News op-ed published in May. Floyd has not... Read more
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FOX News
Trump meets with concerned evangelical leaders in NYCFranklin Graham. Other pastors and evangelical leaders in attendance included
Trump meets with concerned evangelical leaders in NYC
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
Franklin Graham. Other pastors and evangelical leaders in attendance included James Robison, Ralph Reed, President of the Southern Baptist Convention Steve Gaines and Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins. Notably, Hillsong Church Pastor Carl... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Mike Huckabee, Ronnie Floyd join evangelicals meeting Trumpfor the panel with her father. Floyd, the senior pastor at Cross Church in Spr
Mike Huckabee, Ronnie Floyd join evangelicals meeting Trump
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
for the panel with her father. Floyd, the senior pastor at Cross Church in Springdale and the former president of the Southern Baptist Convention, announced his plans to meet with Trump in a Fox News op-ed published in May. Floyd has not... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Richmond Sheriff's Office, Police Department launch investigation after inmate's deathall of Dominion's customers have had their power restored after Thursday's seve
Richmond Sheriff's Office, Police Department launch investigation after inmate's death
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 5 days ago
all of Dominion's customers have had their power restored after Thursday's severe storms ripped through Central Virginia. Southern Baptist Convention urges Christians to stop displaying Confederate flagSouthern Baptist Convention urges Christians... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Southern Baptist Convention urges Christians to stop displaying Confederate flagThe Southern Baptist Convention just approved a resolution urging Christians to
Southern Baptist Convention urges Christians to stop displaying Confederate flag
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 5 days ago
The Southern Baptist Convention just approved a resolution urging Christians to stop displaying the Confederate battle flag, recognizing that it is perceived by many as a "symbol of hatred, bigotry and racism" that offends millions of people. "I've... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Suspect wanted for indecent exposure, obscene photography in Central VAAshland and Richmond. Jorge Alfredo Cisneros-Jerez, 42, is a suspect in Hanove
Suspect wanted for indecent exposure, obscene photography in Central VA
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 5 days ago
Ashland and Richmond. Jorge Alfredo Cisneros-Jerez, 42, is a suspect in Hanover, Powhatan, Ashland and Richmond. Southern Baptist Convention urges Christians to stop displaying Confederate flagSouthern Baptist Convention urges Christians... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Power outages down to the hundreds in Central VASouthern Baptist Convention urges Christians to stop displaying Confederate fla
Power outages down to the hundreds in Central VA
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 5 days ago
Southern Baptist Convention urges Christians to stop displaying Confederate flagSouthern Baptist Convention urges Christians to stop displaying Confederate flag The Confederate flag (Credit: NBC12) The Southern Baptist Convention just approved a... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Man fighting for life after shooting at Richmond apartmentsall of Dominion's customers have had their power restored after Thursday's seve
Man fighting for life after shooting at Richmond apartments
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 5 days ago
all of Dominion's customers have had their power restored after Thursday's severe storms ripped through Central Virginia. Southern Baptist Convention urges Christians to stop displaying Confederate flagSouthern Baptist Convention urges Christians... Read more
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The Hill
Trump faces reckoning with Christian rightfor Mr. Trump here is that these are not people who operate in a grey world. Ev
Trump faces reckoning with Christian right
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
for Mr. Trump here is that these are not people who operate in a grey world. Everything here will be black and white,” said Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd, who is on the steering committee for the gathering. “We believe that the... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Calhoun County man jailed for raping his daughterSouthern Baptist Convention urges Christians to stop displaying Confederate fla
Calhoun County man jailed for raping his daughter
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 5 days ago
Southern Baptist Convention urges Christians to stop displaying Confederate flagSouthern Baptist Convention urges Christians to stop displaying Confederate flag The Confederate flag (Credit: NBC12) The Southern Baptist Convention just approved a... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Source: Well-known businessman arrested in St. Charles ParishSouthern Baptist Convention urges Christians to stop displaying Confederate fla
Source: Well-known businessman arrested in St. Charles Parish
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 5 days ago
Southern Baptist Convention urges Christians to stop displaying Confederate flagSouthern Baptist Convention urges Christians to stop displaying Confederate flag The Confederate flag (Credit: NBC12) The Southern Baptist Convention just approved a... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Man found guilty after shooting at Richmond Police officersVirginia on Tuesday. Crews are still cleaning up after severe thunderstorms wr
Man found guilty after shooting at Richmond Police officers
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 6 days ago
Virginia on Tuesday. Crews are still cleaning up after severe thunderstorms wreaked havoc in Central Virginia on Tuesday. Southern Baptist Convention urges Christians to stop displaying Confederate flagSouthern Baptist Convention urges Christians... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Southern Baptist Convention urges Christians to stop displaying Confederate flagThe Southern Baptist Convention just approved a resolution urging Christians to
Southern Baptist Convention urges Christians to stop displaying Confederate flag
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 6 days ago
The Southern Baptist Convention just approved a resolution urging Christians to stop displaying the Confederate battle flag, recognizing that it is perceived by many as a "symbol of hatred, bigotry and racism" that offends millions of people. The... Read more
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The Washington Times
Donald Trump, evangelical voters find common groundand worldview,” Mr. Dallas continues. Among the many to be present: Faith and
Donald Trump, evangelical voters find common ground
The Washington Times / Posted 6 days ago
and worldview,” Mr. Dallas continues. Among the many to be present: Faith and Freedom Coalition Chairman Ralph Reed, Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd and Family Leader President Bob Vander Plaats, a powerful political... Read more
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The Christian Post
'Angels' Block Westboro Protesters at Orlando Shooting Victim's Funeralare likely quite scared. Who wouldn't be?" Russell Moore, president of the Ethi
'Angels' Block Westboro Protesters at Orlando Shooting Victim's Funeral
The Christian Post / Posted 6 days ago
are likely quite scared. Who wouldn't be?" Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, wrote on his blog. "Demonstrate the sacrificial love of Jesus to them. We don't have to agree... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Confederate emblem battle continues in Mississippiexcept on two days: Memorial Day and Confederate Heritage Day, the latter in st
Confederate emblem battle continues in Mississippi
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 7 days ago
except on two days: Memorial Day and Confederate Heritage Day, the latter in states that observe it. Tuesday, the Southern Baptist Convention urged its members to "discontinue the display of the Confederate battle flag" as a sign of... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Religious freedom for Muslims divides American Baptiststhere any limits to that liberty? That issue caused some heated discussions ear
Religious freedom for Muslims divides American Baptists
Namibia Economist / Posted 7 days ago
there any limits to that liberty? That issue caused some heated discussions earlier this week at the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention. Some conservative Baptists were dismayed by the fact that an arm of the Convention, the Ethics... Read more
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The Christian Post
What to Expect When Trump Meets 900 Evangelical Leaders Tuesdayorganizers have not disclosed the names of the attendees. However, some names e
What to Expect When Trump Meets 900 Evangelical Leaders Tuesday
The Christian Post / Posted 7 days ago
organizers have not disclosed the names of the attendees. However, some names emerged in earlier reports. They included Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd, Focus on the Family founder James Dobson, Faith and Freedom Coalition's... Read more
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