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Partnerships can transform racial relations, says pastor

ATLANTA (BNG, TAB) — Racial reconciliation can occur not only between individuals but also by way of transforming mission partnerships, a Cooperative Baptist Fellowship pastor said Thursday at a conference for diverse Baptist groups in Atlanta. Jason Coker, pastor of … Continue reading

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Mississippi pastor charged with sexual battery

SENATOBIA, Miss. (ABP) — A 71-year-old Southern Baptist pastor in northern Mississippi is in jail on $1 million bond on charges of sexual battery of a child. Local media reports say investigators received a complaint from a man, now 18, who accused Singleton … Continue reading

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Job Corps sites honored in Mississippi, Texas

BIRMINGHAM (BP) — Christian Women’s Job Corps sites in Philadelphia, Miss., and San Marcos, Texas, have received this year’s top honors from the Woman’s Missionary Union Foundation. To read more, visit http://www.thealabamabaptist.org.

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Breaking News — ‘Peeping’ preacher found guilty

OLIVE BRANCH, Miss. (ABP) — A Mississippi judge found a former pastor at a popular Southern Baptist youth camp guilty Sept. 14 on 13 counts of video voyeurism. A sentencing hearing for Olive Branch, Miss., evangelist Sammy Nuckolls followed the … Continue reading

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