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Pro-family voters score ‘massive victory’

NASHVILLE (BP) — Pro-family voters scored wins at the polls Nov. 3. Houston overturned a measure granting protected status to homosexuals and transgendered persons, known as HERO. Both Kentucky and Mississippi elected governors who are pro-life and opposed to same-sex … Continue reading

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State Supreme Court sidelines Houston anti-discrimination law

HOUSTON, Texas (BNG) — The Texas Supreme Court ruled July 24 that Houston must repeal a controversial non-discrimination ordinance or put it on the ballot for voters to decide. A state district judge determined in April that citizens seeking repeal of the … Continue reading

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Texas attorney general calls for drop of subpoenas

HOUSTON, Texas (TAB, BP) — Religious liberty is again at stake as five pastors in Texas, who are part of a petition standing against Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO), have been subpoenaed to submit their sermons. But Attorney General Greg Abbott … Continue reading

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Crossover: ‘a visible example of God’s love’

HOUSTON (BP) — A sun-soaked day broke over Houston on June 8 as thousands of volunteers scoured the city hosting block parties, renovating schools and homes, and sharing the gospel. It was all part of Crossover, the intentional evangelistic outreach in … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS — SBC annual meeting begins June 11

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) annual meeting begins June 11 in Houston, Texas. This year’s theme “Revive Us That We May Be One,” was chosen by SBC President Fred Luter. Stay tuned for coverage by The Alabama … Continue reading

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SBC Executive Committee, boards, commission, seminaries, committee nominees announced

NASHVILLE (BP) — Nominees to serve on the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) Executive Committee, the four denominational boards — International Mission Board, North American Mission Board, LifeWay Christian Resources, and GuideStone Financial Resources — the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, … Continue reading

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