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Platt speaks at appointment service in Virginia

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. (TAB, BP) — After several days of meetings near Richmond, Va., David Platt, newly elected International Mission Board (IMB) president, spoke at an appointment service held at The Heights Baptist Church, Colonial Heights, Va. At the Aug. … Continue reading

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Church at Brook Hills’ pastor David Platt elected new IMB president

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — Alabama Baptist David Platt has been elected the new president of the International Mission Board (IMB). The vote took place this morning by the IMB board of trustees meeting in Richmond, Va. Platt, pastor of The Church … Continue reading

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Virginia AG to ask court to strike gay ‘marriage’ ban

NORFOLK, Va. (TAB) — Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is expected to ask the federal court to strike down Virginia’s constitutional ban on gay “marriage.” His move comes after only two weeks in office. The state’s ban was adopted in 2006 … Continue reading

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Details continue to emerge from abortion doc’s trial

WASHINGTON — The murder trial of Kermit Gosnell entered its fifth week April 15 with new media interest in an abortion doctor who allegedly practiced infanticide in his clinic. Gosnell, 72, faces seven counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of … Continue reading

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Virginia Baptist group keeps gay-led church

RICHMOND, Va. (ABP) — A Baptist church in Virginia kicked out of its state organization for ordaining a gay man to the ministry in fall 2012 retained membership in its local association March 19. Richmond Baptist Association (RBA) voted 176–158 to “embrace … Continue reading

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Breaking News — Baptist seminary receives $1 million gift

RICHMOND, Va. (ABP) — Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond (BTSR) has received a gift of $1 million to be distributed over five years from the Eula Mae and John Baugh Foundation of San Antonio, Texas, the seminary announced in an … Continue reading

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