The NRA is a (mostly) changed organization, but the American public must not look away
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by Mara Richards Bim
2h ago
In 2018, I did something most people wouldn’t dare do. While making a play about guns in America, I took a group of high school students to the NRA annual meeting in our hometown of Dallas. What we saw and... The post The NRA is a (mostly) changed organization, but the American public must not look away appeared first on Baptist News Global ..read more
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Wine, women and gospel: A perilous inerrancy
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by Bill Leonard, Senior Columnist
2h ago
In Primitive Baptists of the Wiregrass South, author John G. Crowley writes that for those Appalachian Baptists, “the use of fermented wine, usually made by the deacons” is standard in their celebration of the Lord’s Supper, a biblical mandate they... The post Wine, women and gospel: A perilous inerrancy appeared first on Baptist News Global ..read more
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Florida’s homeschooling voucher program growing rapidly
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by Jeff Brumley
4h ago
The rapid growth of a Florida homeschool voucher initiative says less about its actual popularity than it does about the state’s efforts to undercut public schools, faith leader and education advocate Rachel Gunter Shapard said. “Why is it that we... The post Florida’s homeschooling voucher program growing rapidly appeared first on Baptist News Global ..read more
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Dockery comments on indictment, names two other employees involved
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by Mark Wingfield
14h ago
The president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has weighed in with a public statement identifying the two other employees mentioned but not named in a federal indictment. In a May 29 release, President David Dockery identified Terri Stovall, longtime-serving dean... The post Dockery comments on indictment, names two other employees involved appeared first on Baptist News Global ..read more
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Review: Miracles for Skeptics
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by BNG staff
15h ago
The Gospels are filled with miracle stories. Jesus heals people, raises the dead, feeds thousands with a few loaves of bread, and calms storms. Many modern folk find these stories strange and incompatible with what we know about the world... The post Review: Miracles for Skeptics appeared first on Baptist News Global ..read more
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Melinda French Gates Is Now Funding Reproductive Rights Initiatives
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by BNG staff
15h ago
Philanthropist Melinda French Gates announced Tuesday that over the next two years, her charity will dole out $1 billion to initiatives focused on women, including those working to protect reproductive rights in the United States. The post Melinda French Gates Is Now Funding Reproductive Rights Initiatives appeared first on Baptist News Global ..read more
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23rd Baptist World Congress Will Highlight Global Creative Arts
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by BNG staff
15h ago
The 23rd Baptist World Congress, scheduled to convene in Brisbane, Australia, from July 7-12, 2025, will feature global diversity and ingenuity expressed through creative arts. Hosted every five years, the Baptist World Congress provides a unique platform for artistic expression,... The post 23rd Baptist World Congress Will Highlight Global Creative Arts appeared first on Baptist News Global ..read more
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Human Rights Watch Co-Founder Says Israel Is ‘Engaged In Genocide’ Of Palestinians
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by BNG staff
15h ago
Human Rights Watch co-founder Aryeh Neier, a German-born Jewish man who survived the Holocaust, says he has been “persuaded” in recent months that Israel is “engaged in genocide against Palestinians” and that conflating antisemitism with criticism of Israel is ludicrous. The post Human Rights Watch Co-Founder Says Israel Is ‘Engaged In Genocide’ Of Palestinians appeared first on Baptist News Global ..read more
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Like all schools, Christian universities wrestle with rising costs of education 
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by Tyler Hummel
1d ago
College tuition continues to increase year after year, with student loan debt mounting and affecting the ability of the middle class to invest in the future. That is a bread-and-butter issue for many private Christian universities. As the Associated Press... The post Like all schools, Christian universities wrestle with rising costs of education  appeared first on Baptist News Global ..read more
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This is what support looks like: The Harrisonburg Baptist Church story
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by Hannah Brown
1d ago
When Eli Withers, associate pastor at Harrisonburg Baptist Church in Virginia, found out she was on the infamous list of female pastors a leader in the Southern Baptist Convention circulated in March 2023, she found herself feeling “a little pissed... The post This is what support looks like: The Harrisonburg Baptist Church story appeared first on Baptist News Global ..read more
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