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Samford’s Ministry Training Institute offers digital, social media course

Facebook, Twitter, website, blog—you’ve got them all covered, so your digital strategy is well in hand, right? Maybe and maybe not. Are you getting consistent new visitors to your homepage? Are your social media profiles consistent in voice and appearance? … Continue reading

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Together: Bob Pitman

MONTGOMERY (Maggie Walsh) — Bob Pitman, of Bob Pitman Ministries, urged unity to participants of the Alabama Baptist Pastors Conference, saying, “There are a lot of things that would divide our togetherness but the one common bond, the one common … Continue reading

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Together: Chuck Kelley

MONTGOMERY (Maggie Walsh) — During the Alabama Baptist Pastors Conference, Chuck Kelley, president of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, gave participants a “satellite look” at what’s happening in the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) with the Great Commission. Matthew 28:19 mandates … Continue reading

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Together: Rob Jackson

MONTGOMERY (Maggie Walsh) — “Big oaks from little acorns grow,” said Rob Jackson, pastor of Central Baptist Church, Decatur, during the Alabama Baptist Pastors Conference. This is true here on earth and in the spiritual things, he said, drawing from … Continue reading

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David Crosby to be SBC president nominee

ST. LOUIS (BP) — Louisiana pastor David Crosby will be nominated for president of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), former SBC President Fred Luter announced today. “I have watched David the last 10 years here in New Orleans as he … Continue reading

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Shahan murder trial pushed back

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — The trial of former Birmingham pastor Richard Shahan has been delayed to January 9, 2017, a setback of nine months from the original April 18 trial date. Judge Laura Petro changed the trial date March 11, but … Continue reading

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Pastor Saeed threatened with new charges, nearing 3-years of imprisonment

GOHARDASHT, Iran (aclj.org) — American Pastor Saeed Abedini may be facing an upgrade to his current charges, his wife, Naghmeh, said after visiting him at Rajaei Shahr prison today, according to the American Center for Law and Justice. Naghmeh Abedini said … Continue reading

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Court in Sudan rules government interfered with church

JUBA, South Sudan (MS) — A court has ruled that committees the Sudanese government imposed on a North Khartoum church in order to enable Muslim investors to take it over were illegal, sources said. A victory in the Khartoum Bahri Evangelical … Continue reading

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Texas passes law allowing pastors to refuse to perform gay ‘marriages’

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Grace Thornton) — On the heels of a number of marriage-centered prayer rallies in recent weeks, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill into law June 11 to protect pastors’ freedom to refuse to perform marriage ceremonies that … 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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