Passport, Inc. returned to Florida with a summer youth camp in Jacksonville. (Jeff Brumley/ABPnews/Herald).
Passport, Inc. returned to Florida with a summer youth camp in Jacksonville. (Jeff Brumley/ABPnews/Herald).

With Florida camp, Passport returns to its birthplace

Hundreds of campers volunteered at eight nonprofits and ministries around Jacksonville.

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Bluefield College suspends dental school project until funding is secured

The dental school will be aimed to impact underserved Appalachian communities.

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Election of new president tops BWA gathering’s agenda

The Baptist World Alliance’s governing bodies will meet in Turkey next week.

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SACS commission releases statement on Brewton-Parker accreditation woes

President Ergun Caner says a recent vote to revoke the school’s accreditation isn’t final, and he expects it to be reversed whether on appeal or in court.

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Judge dismisses Sovereign Grace appeal

For the second time, a lawsuit alleging what has been called the largest evangelical sex abuse scandal to date has been struck down because of a technicality.

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Seminary cuts ties with embattled SGM

A spokesman for Southern Baptist Theological Seminary confirmed that the school is ending a formal partnership with Sovereign Grace Ministries, accused in criminal and civil courts of mishandling reports of sexual abuse.

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Judge OKs settlement of Baptist home lawsuit

Sunrise Children’s Services plans to challenge a ruling that settles a 14-year-old lawsuit over public funding of faith-based organizations.

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Black Baptist group elects president

Delegates to the 2014 Family Faith Fest of the National Baptist Convention of America, International, Inc., have elected Lake Charles, La., native Pastor Samuel C. Tolbert Jr. as the 15th president of the convention.

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White House aide, BJC alum, honored at CBF

Melissa Rogers, who serves as Special Assistant to the President and Executive Director of the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, addressed the Religious Liberty Council of the Baptist Joint Committee. The 24th annual meeting was held as part of the 2014 CBF General Assembly at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Atlanta.

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CBF begins work on funding plan

After two years of transition involving staff and governance, CBF leaders now face the task of developing a new funding plan.

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