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Supreme Court upholds Obamacare; deadline looms for churches

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (TAB) — The Supreme Court upheld President Obama’s controversial health care law June 25. “The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is here to stay,” Obama said from the White House following the decision. For churches still not within the ACA … Continue reading

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SBC presidents send open letter to Obama

WASHINGTON (BP, TAB) — In an open letter, Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd, along with the support and signatures of 16 former SBC presidents, called on President Obama to “take the necessary actions now” against ISIS terrorists. The open … Continue reading

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‘Prostitution pledge’ ruling splits conservatives

WASHINGTON (BP) — Despite ruling in favor of groups that refuse to oppose prostitution and sex trafficking, a decision June 20 by the U.S. Supreme Court is considered good news for some faith-based organizations. The 6–2 decision struck down a policy … Continue reading

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Obama recalls Holy Land trip at Easter Prayer Breakfast

WASHINGTON (RNS) — As he gathered with clergy at the White House on April 5, President Obama recounted personal details of his recent Holy Land trip, calling it a chance to experience “the eternal spirit of Easter” and feel closer to … Continue reading

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DC Baptists celebrate inaugural

WASHINGTON (ABP) — As District of Columbia Baptist churches considered an appropriate mission project to celebrate inauguration weekend, they decided on collecting food for those in need. The D.C. Baptist Convention asked its 150 churches to participate in a food drive as … Continue reading

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