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After Castro, Baptist Cuban Churches Poised for Growth
After Castro, Baptist Cuban Churches Poised for Growth

By: Joe LaGuardia
Cuba saw a breakdown in both politics and religion in 1959 after Fidel Castro's revolution overthrew the government. Now, nearly a year after Castro's death, Christianity is beginning to flourish again.

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State Baptist Group Rejects Church Led by Woman Pastor
State Baptist Group Rejects Church Led by Woman Pastor

By: Ircel Harrison
The Tennessee Baptist Convention has pulled the welcome mat from one of its member churches because the congregation called a woman to serve as their senior pastor.

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A True Baptist Icon for Religious Liberty, Stewardship
A True Baptist Icon for Religious Liberty, Stewardship

By: Colin Harris
George W. Truett, a Baptist icon from the first half of the 20th century, was a champion of religious liberty and stewardship. And his view of both topics is far broader than how some Baptists view them today.

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Allowing the Reformation to Fuel Our Deeper Commitment
Allowing the Reformation to Fuel Our Deeper Commitment

By: Neville Callam
As we approach the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, may it fuel Baptist churches' ongoing search for deeper commitment to the gospel and a continuing quest for renewal, reform and unity.

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The Glorious Future Awaiting the Baptist World Alliance
The Glorious Future Awaiting the Baptist World Alliance

By: Neville Callam
The Baptist World Alliance is more than a group of like-minded people sharing a common heritage called Baptist. It is an ecclesial body that's part of a global family of Christ's faithful people.

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Church Has Long History of Women Preachers - Part 2
Church Has Long History of Women Preachers - Part 2

By: Beth Allison Barr
Despite the narrative from some quarters that female leadership in church is "disobeying the word of God," Baptist churches have allowed women to lead and preach. Case in point, First Baptist of Elm Mott, Texas.

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If Achieved, Baptist Unity Can Affect the World
If Achieved, Baptist Unity Can Affect the World

By: Neville Callam
Despite good efforts from some Baptist denominations, the witness of U.S. Baptists has been marred by disunity. A united Baptist witness could have a positive impact in the U.S. and the world.

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Explorations in Baptist History: Adam Clayton Powell Sr.
Explorations in Baptist History: Adam Clayton Powell Sr.

By: Jerrod Hugenot
Abyssinian Baptist Church is among the great congregations to rise up and minister to the urban multitudes in the history of New York City churches. One of its most visionary pastors was Adam Clayton Powell Sr.

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Texas Church's Ministry Extends Beyond Relief Efforts
Texas Church's Ministry Extends Beyond Relief Efforts

By: Julio Guarneri
Calvary Baptist of McAllen, Texas, provided relief to thousands of immigrants fleeing violence from Central America. However, beyond relief efforts, the church seeks opportunities for development, sustainment and advocacy.

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North Carolina Church Adopts Two Refugee Families
North Carolina Church Adopts Two Refugee Families

By: Don Gordon
While government has a duty to secure its borders, a North Carolina Baptist church adopted two refugee families, responding to God's call to help the stranger and give aid to the needy.

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Haitians, Others Arrive in Tijuana Seeking Entrance into US
Haitians, Others Arrive in Tijuana Seeking Entrance into US

By: Tim Long
Since May 2016, thousands of immigrants have flocked to Tijuana, awaiting their turn to cross into the U.S. Six Baptist churches from this Mexican border town are ministering to 500 of those asylum seekers.

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How One Church Tackled the Human-Trafficking Fight
How One Church Tackled the Human-Trafficking Fight

By: Jay Abernathy
Human trafficking is a year-round challenge. Imagine if each congregation in the U.S. became active voices against human trafficking and pornography. Here's how one Baptist church made a difference.

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Why We Must Reclaim Baptist Interdependency
Why We Must Reclaim Baptist Interdependency

By: Neville Callam
Hardly can one identify a greater need of Baptists today than to rediscover Baptist interdependency - an interdependency that rejects cultural imperialism, paternalism and neo-colonialism.

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How I Benefited from Attending BWA Meetings
How I Benefited from Attending BWA Meetings

By: Michael Okwakol
I first heard of the Baptist World Alliance when I joined the staff of the Baptist Union of Uganda in 1984. Since then, I have discovered many benefits from BWA involvement. Here are a few of them.

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How The BWA's Global Family Widened My View
How The BWA's Global Family Widened My View

By: Meredith Stone
My worldview was small until my seminary professors introduced me to the Baptist World Alliance's global family, where we teach each other that all folks are created in the divine image - not just Americans.

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How the BWA Enriches My Ministry, Mission Partnerships
How the BWA Enriches My Ministry, Mission Partnerships

By: Craig Sherouse
The beautiful diversity of the Baptist world family is always on display when the BWA meets. As a local church pastor for 41 years, my ministry and missional partnerships have been greatly enriched by the BWA.

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How the BWA Opened My Eyes to Global Baptists
How the BWA Opened My Eyes to Global Baptists

By: Paul Msiza
Growing up during apartheid's reign in South Africa was difficult. Christianity was viewed with suspicion, and Baptists were marginalized. But then I was exposed to the Baptist World Alliance.

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Why You Won't Be Observing Protestantism's 500th Year
Why You Won't Be Observing Protestantism's 500th Year

By: Roger Olson
This year many Protestant Christians around the world will celebrate what they think is the 500th anniversary of the birth of Protestantism. However, any historian knows that the true date goes much farther back.

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Baptists Serving in Moldova Enjoy Fruitful Ministries
Baptists Serving in Moldova Enjoy Fruitful Ministries

By: Daniel Trusiewicz
Baptists have enjoyed freedom to preach the gospel, train leaders and carry out fruitful missionary activities in Moldova since the eastern European nation gained its freedom in 1991. Here are the stories of three of them.

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How Baptist Women Fight Against Modern-Day Slavery
How Baptist Women Fight Against Modern-Day Slavery

By: Candice Lee
It's tempting to imagine that trafficking only happens in faraway countries, but that's not the reality. The Woman's Missionary Union provides grants to respond to human trafficking in the U.S. and around the world.

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Cowleys Cultivated Nigerian Talent at Baptist School
Cowleys Cultivated Nigerian Talent at Baptist School

By: Cliff Vaughn
Bill and Audrey Cowley not only saved lives during a tribal genocide in Nigeria in 1966, they also founded Baptist High School in 1961, which emerged as a pre-eminent educational institution and remains so to this day.

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A Reminder to March to Beat of Different Drummer
A Reminder to March to Beat of Different Drummer

By: Barry Howard
A drum tree, composed of 34 drums from different eras, stands amid First Baptist Pensacola's Christmas décor. It's a reminder that our faith calls us to march to a countercultural cadence during this hectic season.

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A Baptist Who Embodied the Spirit of Lottie Moon
A Baptist Who Embodied the Spirit of Lottie Moon

By: Bader Mansour
Everyone who grew up Southern Baptist knows Lottie Moon. A missionary to China in the 1800s, she personified the missionary spirit of Southern Baptists. But do you know the story of George Laty?

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Why I Support BCE/EthicsDaily.com with My Gifts
Why I Support BCE/EthicsDaily.com with My Gifts

By: Jeter Basden
The Baptist Center for Ethics is a reliable resource for Bible study curriculum, documentaries, news stories, interviews and conferences focusing on pressing ethical concerns. That's why I support them with my gifts.

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Why I Support BCE / EthicsDaily.com with My Gifts
Why I Support BCE / EthicsDaily.com with My Gifts

By: Daniel Carro
Baptists, as well as other Christians, need of an organization to remind us daily about our true commitments. The Baptist Center for Ethics is that organization. And that's why I support them with my gifts.

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