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Bellevue BC security subdues ‘heavily armed’ man

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (BP) — A “heavily armed” man was subdued and arrested at the Memphis-area Bellevue Baptist Church, the church that former Alabama Baptist Pastor Steve Gaines now leads, on Easter Sunday. Texas-based church security expert Jimmy Meeks said the … Continue reading

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Turkmenistan: Baptist family persecuted, fined

DASHOGUZ, Turkmenistan (F18) — Police and other unidentified officials who raided the home of a Baptist family in the northern city of Dashoguz dragged the father of the family, 77-year-old Begjan Shirmedov, from the house by his collar and beat … Continue reading

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Breaking News — Police defend killing of Baptist pastor

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (ABP) — Three Georgia law enforcement officials have appealed a judge’s ruling that they must stand trial to defend themselves against misconduct alleged in a lawsuit stemming from the fatal shooting of a Southern Baptist minister in a … Continue reading

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