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One of those God moments

Members of Gardendale First Baptist Church are used to hearing stories about how the cross in front of their church impacts drivers on I-65 between the Fieldstown Road and Mount Olive exits north of Birmingham. And no matter how many … Continue reading

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‘Woodlawn’ lands in top 10 opening weekend

NASHVILLE (BP) — The faith-based drama “Woodlawn,” promoted as a potential catalyst for revival and spiritual awakening, opened in the top 10 at theaters Oct. 16–18, Box Office Mojo reported. Woodlawn opened in the eighth spot Oct. 16, earning $1.485 … Continue reading

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New study shows opposite of common thought that students walk away from faith at college

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (TAB, RNS) — With the “Back to Campus” issue for Aug. 14 in the works at The Alabama Baptist, a new generational study shows the opposite of a common thought — higher education leads students away from organized religion. … Continue reading

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Super Bowl bound NFL players lean on faith

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — With Super Bowl 2014 only a few days away, read about how NFL players lean on their faith in hard times and boldly share their Christian beliefs with the media. To read about Seattle Seahawks players, click … Continue reading

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Christian photographers must compromise beliefs

SANTA FE, N.M. (BP) — The New Mexico Supreme Court ruled Aug. 22 that two Christian photographers who declined to photograph a same-sex union violated the state’s Human Rights Act. One justice said the photographers were “compelled by law to compromise … Continue reading

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Hindu extremists attack pastor’s mother in India

RAJAPARK, India (MS) — Reena Behl answered the doorbell of the home she shares with her son and his wife in India’s Rajasthan state at 2:30 p.m. Aug. 13, and four men wearing motorcycle helmets demanded to see her son, … Continue reading

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Politics: ethicist questions Obama’s faith

NASHVILLE (ABP) — A gap between President Obama’s professed Christianity and the policies he supports raises questions about both his faith and his commitment to immigration reform, a Baptist ethicist said in an online commentary Sept. 24. An EthicsDaily.com article by … Continue reading

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Breaking News — New ERLC chairman

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP) — An Arkansas pastor has become chairman of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) after the resignation of a retired Indiana minister who was leading the Southern Baptist entity’s trustee board. The new chairman, Richard D. … Continue reading

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Breaking News — Obama campaign taps adviser Wear for faith outreach

WASHINGTON (RNS) — President Obama’s re-election campaign has tapped a 23-year-old executive assistant in the White House faith-based office to head up its outreach to religious communities. Michael R. Wear, who has worked in the White House for the past … Continue reading

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