Cal Baptist women’s tournament run comes up one game short

The magic in the California Baptist University’s women’s basketball team NCAA Division II Cinderella tournament ran out on Friday.

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LifeWay’s Nashville campus under contract of sale

LifeWay Christian Resources has entered into a contract for the sale of their campus in downtown Nashville, Tenn.

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CBF of N.C. focuses on transformation during annual meeting

The organization also adopted a budget and elected officers for the coming year.

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State CBF group forging ties with historically black college

Long desiring a more diverse membership, leaders in the Kentucky Baptist Fellowship are encouraged by recent meetings with African-American Baptists discussing partnership with a historically black Baptist college undergoing revitalization.

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Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center revives Center for Congregational Health

A year after changing focus to concentrate on the medical health of congregations and their communities, a North Carolina Baptist hospital is getting back into the church-consulting business.

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Statement applauds American Baptists’ contributions to civil rights

The Board of General Ministries of the American Baptist Churches USA has approved a statement celebrating the role of American Baptists in the civil rights movement, recognizing the 50th anniversary of the march in Selma, and affirming that all lives matter.

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Arkansas Baptist College employee Yolanda Beavers (left) welcomes recent Truett Seminary graduates and Arkansas ministers Marty and Megan Pike to the college’s new First Security Community Union. (Photo courtesy of Ray Higgins)
Arkansas Baptist College employee Yolanda Beavers (left) welcomes recent Truett Seminary graduates and Arkansas ministers Marty and Megan Pike to the college’s new First Security Community Union. (Photo courtesy of Ray Higgins)

Arkansas CBF celebrates turnaround of partner school

A Baptist college president’s attempt to create a model for revitalizing historically black colleges and universities in the United States has strong buy-in from a CBF state organization.

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American Baptist College defends invitation to lesbian bishop

The president of a school with a history of social activism that produced some of the leading figures in the civil rights movement is not backing down to critics of a lesbian preacher being invited to lecture on campus.

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Arkansas Baptist College dedicates community center

A historically black Baptist school recently beset by cash-flow problems has opened a new phase of economic development in Little Rock, Ark.

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McAfee student Jordan Yeager has become an anti-death penalty activist since the Kelly Gissendaner case. (Photo by David Garber)
McAfee student Jordan Yeager has become an anti-death penalty activist since the Kelly Gissendaner case. (Photo by David Garber)

McAfee students report transformed lives — their own — in teaching prisoners

Instructors in a prison-based theology program say teaching death row inmate Kelly Gissendaner and other women prisoners has helped them see life, ministry and faith from a new perspective.

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