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3 in 5 Americans say Halloween ‘all in good fun,’ according to study

NASHVILLE (BP) — When it comes to Halloween, most Americans don’t have a problem celebrating the spooky holiday, a new study shows. Yet, one-third say they avoid Halloween or its pagan elements. Although 3 in 5 Americans told LifeWay Research … Continue reading

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5 critical issues facing the Church

BIRMINGHAM — “We may be living in the most precarious times in church history, but we are living in the greatest time of opportunity,” said Thom Rainer, president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources, speaking during the Birmingham Baptist Association … Continue reading

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LifeWay campus under contract

NASHVILLE (BP) — LifeWay Christian Resources has entered into a contract with Uptown Nashville, LLC, for the sale of its campus in downtown Nashville. Contract terms, including the sale price, have not been disclosed pending closing of the sale in … Continue reading

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LifeWay looks at advantages, disadvantages of possible sale of 14.5-acre property

NASHVILLE (TAB, BP) — In a letter to LifeWay Christian Resources’ staff, president and CEO Thom S. Rainer said the organization is looking at the best way to utilize its downtown Nashville offices and property. Rainer said LifeWay is working … Continue reading

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LifeWay re-launches True Love Waits

NASHVILLE (ABP) — Twenty years after launching the first virginity-pledge program, LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention is retooling its famous True Love Waits sexual abstinence commitment with a video-driven Bible study on the issue of sexual purity. The … Continue reading

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Arkansas couple files legal document in Glorieta lawsuit

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (ABP) — An Arkansas couple suing Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) officials in federal court claim that secular courts have jurisdiction over the internal workings of a church when it involves property disputes or misuse of its articles of … Continue reading

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LifeWay opening 17 new stores across U.S.

NASHVILLE (BP) — Over a two-week period, LifeWay Christian Stores is opening 17 new stores in seven states — the result of acquiring Berean Christian Stores with locations primarily in California, Arizona and the Midwest. Thom S. Rainer, president of LifeWay … Continue reading

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Glorieta 2.0 enhances leaseholder options

GLORIETA, N.M. (BP) — The Christian ministry buying Glorieta Conference Center from LifeWay Christian Resources has increased options available to those who lease property for residential homes and small group facilities. LifeWay Christian Resources announced its trustees’ approval to sell the … Continue reading

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Fewer in US see homosexuality as sin, survey finds

NASHVILLE (BP) — The percentage of Americans who believe homosexuality is a sin has fallen in the past year, according to a survey by LifeWay Research. A November 2012 survey of adults in the United States found 37 percent affirm a … Continue reading

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Solar project proposed at Ridgecrest Conference Center

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (ABP) — A public hearing is scheduled Jan. 9 on a massive solar-energy project proposed on the grounds of Ridgecrest Conference Center, a retreat facility near Asheville, N.C., owned by LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention. –30– … Continue reading

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