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Alabama Baptists at the ready to help fellow states following deadly weekend storm system

ADEL, Ga. (BP) — Southern Baptists throughout the Southeast have started responding to a deadly storm system that reportedly claimed the lives of at least 19 people from Georgia to Mississippi over a two-day period this past weekend. Severe weather, … Continue reading

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Relief supplies reaching quake survivors in Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal (BP) — Nepal earthquake survivors have begun receiving relief supplies provided by Southern Baptists. The death toll from the April 25 quake has risen past 7,500 and many rural communities are troubled that relief supplies are not reaching … Continue reading

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Connecticut Baptists responding to shooting

NEWTOWN, Conn. (BP) — Area Southern Baptists prepare to provide any assistance that may be needed for families impacted by Friday morning’s mass shooting at a Newtown, Conn., elementary school, where at least 27 were killed, including 20 children. –30– … Continue reading

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Breaking News — The Association of Welcoming and Affirming Baptists denounces ‘hate speech’

KENSINGTON, Md. (ABP) — The Association of Welcoming and Affirming Baptists (AWAB) called June 1 for Baptist leaders across all traditions to denounce rhetoric from Baptist pulpits promoting violence and even genocide against gays. Robin Lunn, executive director of the … Continue reading

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