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ERLC set to launch #PrayForRefugees campaign on 5th anniversary of Syrian Civil War

WASHINGTON (ERLC) — The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) of the Southern Baptist Convention have organized a March 15 prayer campaign, #PrayForRefugees, marking the fifth anniversary of Syrian Civil War. Campaign leaders are encouraging churches, Christian organizations and individuals … Continue reading

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SYATP marks 25 years of students joining in prayer on campuses nationwide

BIRMINGHAM (Neisha Roberts) — I woke up extra early that fourth Wednesday in September to make my way to Falcon Middle School by 7 a.m., situated just off Highway 24 on the golden-yellow plains of Colorado. I was ready to participate … Continue reading

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Pro-marriage groups host prayer gathering in state capital

MONTGOMERY (TAB) — Several groups advocating biblical marriage are sponsoring a prayer gathering tonight from 4 to 6 p.m. on the front steps of the Alabama Supreme Court building in Montgomery. Sponsored by Sanctity of Marriage Alabama, Alabama Citizen’s Action … Continue reading

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Thousands of Southern Baptists spend two hours in desperate prayer

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Jennifer Davis Rash) — More than 5,000 Southern Baptists gathered to pray during the Tuesday evening session of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) annual meeting. People spent two hours in repentant prayer — in huddles, on their knees, … Continue reading

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Iraq conflict causes ‘double crisis’ for refugees

MOSUL, Iraq (TAB, BP) — Fighting outbreaks across Iraq serve as timely reminders for the need for prayer for refugees as World Refugee Day is June 20. The intense and sudden fighting has caused at least half a million Iraqis to flee … Continue reading

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Committees elected, theme interpretation sermon, extended time of prayer all a part of SBC morning session

BALTIMORE (TAB) — A “God-ordained time” of prayer marked the morning session on the second day of the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting June 11. For more than 40 minutes messengers and participants in Baltimore, Md., were focused on praying for … Continue reading

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SBOM associate reports from Independence Square, promises to pray for Ukrainian people

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — The rest of the missions team from Vaughn Forest Baptist Church, Montgomery, had scheduled an earlier flight home. Brian Harris, an associate in the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions’ communications and technology services office, said he was … Continue reading

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Violence spreads in Ukraine along with fervency in prayer

DONETSK/KHARKIV, Ukraine — While the world’s attention has been focused on violence in Ukraine, almost unnoticed is a surge of fervent prayer there. Hundreds of believers have been meeting every morning in Kharkiv’s Freedom Square to pray for their country, … Continue reading

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See You at the Pole prayer event Sept. 25

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — See You at the Pole will be held Sept. 25 across the state, nation and world. Students will gather at their school’s flagpole for a time of prayer as part of the Annual Global Day of Student … Continue reading

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Day of Prayer over Students Across Alabama is March 29

BIRMINGHAM (First Priority) — Gov. Robert Bentley has proclaimed March 29 the “Day of Prayer Over Students Across Alabama.” First Priority is coordinating this prayer emphasis. Below, you will find specific locations where prayer events will be taking place: Oak … Continue reading

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