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McAfee professor Rob Nash teaches a class in India during a mission immersion in May. (Photo by David Garber)
McAfee professor Rob Nash teaches a class in India during a mission immersion in May. (Photo by David Garber)

McAfee trip expands limits of faith, culture and ministry

Seminary students and faculty say a visit to India stretched their views of God’s role in their lives and taught them lessons about hospitality.

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SBC leader says border crisis ‘moral disgrace’

Southern Baptist leader Russell Moore says unchecked violence by drug cartels in Latin America is driving migrant children toward the United States.

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Sex abuse victim sues Alabama Baptist church

A week after the arrest of a trusted financial secretary on charges of theft, an Alabama Baptist church is being slapped with a lawsuit claiming negligent hiring and supervision of a convicted child molester.

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Youth pastor gets 3 years for child porn

With credit for time already served, a former youth minister found with images of violent child pornography depicting victims as young as 5 could be out of prison in three years.

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Old abuse accusations resurface with recent arrest

An Alabama Baptist director of missions says accusations that he mishandled reporting of sexual abuse in the 1990s are untrue, and they are nothing new.

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Stephen Ministry provides presence, comfort and healing.
Stephen Ministry provides presence, comfort and healing.

Lay callings confirmed through Stephen Ministry

Leaders say the Christian ministry provides a full experience of the "priesthood of believers" for participants and profound, loving care for those in need. 

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In executive order, Obama bans bias against gays by federal contractors

The order is a compromise between those wanting religious contractors to play by the same rules as everyone else and those who say competing for taxpayer funding should not come at the expense of religious convictions.

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American Baptist leader asks churches to address growing global conflict

Too many innocents killed as perpetrators refuse ways of peace, says Roy Medley.

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Kentucky Baptist Convention escrows funds for Campbellsville

The KBC will continue to fund student scholarships, despite dispute over the university’s governance.

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Campbellsville coaches share expertise, gospel on mission trip

Coaches from the Kentucky-based Baptist school are in Costa Rica holding coaching clinics, working in orphanages and knocking on doors to share the gospel.

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Anti-malaria campaign making an impact, say Baptist groups

Assessment suggests mosquito net distribution is reducing killer disease in Ghana.

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Jeff Stinson, shown during a 2003 deployment to Iraq with the U.S. Air Force, says churches provide essential sense of family to military personnel. (Photo provided by Jeff Stinson).
Jeff Stinson, shown during a 2003 deployment to Iraq with the U.S. Air Force, says churches provide essential sense of family to military personnel. (Photo provided by Jeff Stinson).

Air Force personnel cuts highlight importance of church in military life

Stress of deployments and even downsizing can be lessened for military members actively involved in their congregations. 

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Search for lobbyist’s wife in second week

A Thursday press conference asked the public for help in the search for the wife of a conservative lobbyist missing from the family’s farm for more than a week.

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CBF appeals for funds as it responds to immigrants crossing U.S. border

The group has helped feed more than 3,000 people in partnership with others in the Rio Grande Valley.

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