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Op-Ed: Christians Should Vote

By Steve Gaines, former Alabama Baptist pastor and president of the Southern Baptist Convention One of my favorite movies is an old classic starring Gary Cooper called “Sergeant York.” The story is about a Tennessee mountain man named Alvin York, … Continue reading

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Op-Ed: The Christian Response to the Raucous Presidential Election

By Pastor Joshua Pendergrass Bethany Baptist Church, Crane Hill The 2016 election cycle has been one of the wildest ever. I have been watching and observing politics since grade school. I have worked on campaigns all the way from school … Continue reading

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Op-Ed: Should a Christian Even Vote This Year?

By Pastor Chip Thornton First Baptist Church, Springville A young voter asked me recently, “Who are you voting for in November?” Apparently a famous Christian rapper said he would not vote because there were no acceptable candidates. That concerned me. Christians … Continue reading

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Op-Ed: Voting by the Book: Christians, the Voting Booth and the Glory of God

By Pastor Jay T. Robertson Crawford Baptist Church, Mobile Assistant professor of Christian studies, University of Mobile Walking into the voting booth, you thought you were clear on how to vote. But as you look over the ballot, some of the … Continue reading

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Breaking News — Oregon to vote on recreational use of marijuana

SALEM, Ore. (BP) — An Oregon initiative that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana has qualified for the November ballot, placing the state alongside two others that will consider on the issue. The Oregon secretary of state announced July … Continue reading

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