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Unsure About Accepting LGBTQ Folks? God Gave You the Keys

By Jim Dant | May 21, 2019

Many churches are still hesitant to become inclusive communities with regard to LGBTQ persons. Repeatedly in Scripture, God’s people changed the rules in favor of love. If your church needs permission, Jesus has given you the keys.

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Mitch Randall, executive director of, announces a special pledge -- as part of's spring fundraiser -- related to Metro Baptist Church in New York City led by Pastor Scott Stearman.

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Standing at the Crossroads: A Study of Christian Moral Decision-Making

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By Jared Porter | January 18, 2002

Pop diva Britney Spears was in for a surprise when she recorded chart-topper “I’m a Slave 4 U” on her latest album. Last month, the singer received letters from personnel, one an escaped slave, raising concerns about the song and urging Spears to use her voice to speak out against slavery. was launched […]

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Religion Gaining Influence

By Staff | January 18, 2002

The influence of religion on American life has reached a record high, according to a recent Pew Research Center study. The December study revealed that 78 percent of the nation’s population said the influence of religion is growing in the <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags” />United States, compared to 37 percent last April. […]

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Leading Congregational Change: A Practical Guide for the Transformational Journey

By Ron Wilson | January 18, 2002

An old, established, downtown church finds its membership dwindling, but meets various sources of resistance to change from within its existing membership. A suburban congregation experiences an influx of twenty- and thirty-something year-old couples with children moving into its neighborhood and attending the church. A consistent chant begins that they desire a more upbeat, contemporary […]

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Baptist World Aid Helps Victims of Volcanic Eruption in Congo

By BWA Staff | January 18, 2002

Baptist World Aid (BWAid), the relief and development arm of the Baptist World Alliance, made an initial emergency grant of $10,000 to help those who have fled the volcanic eruption of Mt. Nyiragongo. In an urgent request to BWAid, Faustin Bashaka, the general secretary of the Baptist Association in Rwanda (AEBR) said that many fleeing […]

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Nashville-area Pastor Calls Islam Evil, Claims it is Greatest Threat to America and Gospel

By Staff | January 17, 2002

Islam threatens both the American way of life and Christianity, said a Nashville-area minister who is preaching a four-part sermon series on the evils of Islam. “I want to go on record as telling you that I believe the greatest threat to the American way of life, to the Constitution of the United States of […]

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