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Southeastern Seminary launches center on spiritual formation

WAKE FOREST, N.C. (BP) — Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, N.C., has launched the center for spiritual formation and evangelical spirituality. The center’s mission will be to “promote spiritual maturity and the cultivation of a robust evangelical spirituality … Continue reading

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Church bus wreck kills 8 in Tennessee

DANDRIDGE, Tenn. (ABP) — Eight people died Oct. 2 when a church bus blew a tire, crossed the median and collided with two vehicles on Interstate 40 in eastern Tennessee. Senior adults from Front Street Baptist Church in Statesboro, N.C., were … Continue reading

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NC Baptist church ends Boy Scout ties

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (ABP) — A large Southern Baptist church in North Carolina is ending its nearly 60-year-old relationship with the Boy Scouts of America and shifting allegiance to an alternative outdoor character-development organization to be launched next month in Nashville, Tenn. Calvary … Continue reading

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Former minister guilty of abuse

CHERRYVILLE, N.C. (ABP) — Brandon James Carter, 34, accepted a plea bargain Jan. 9 that sentenced him to less than two years in prison for molesting a 13-year-old girl. –30– To read more, visit http://www.thealabamabaptist.org. 

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Breaking News — Longtime South Carolina editor Roberts dies

GREENVILLE, S.C. (ABP) — John Roberts, the longest-serving editor in the history of The Baptist Courier, died Aug. 15, the South Carolina Baptist Convention news journal has reported. Roberts, 85, died at the Rolling Green Retirement Community in Greenville, S.C., following a … Continue reading

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Breaking News — Obama openly supports gay ‘marriage’

WASHINGTON (BP) — On May 9, President Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to support gay “marriage” publicly, an announcement that was surprising perhaps only in its timing and one that could impact the general election. The announcement came … Continue reading

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