Two Baptist news organizations consider merger proposal

Baptist News Global (formerly ABPnews/Herald) and the Baptist Standard have launched discussions about a common future.

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Faith leaders support economic opportunity for Americans with disabilities

American Baptist Home Mission Societies is offering resources for churches observing National Disability Employment Awareness Month.

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Staff of Baptist News Global exhibit their organization’s new logo. (BNG photo by Norman Jameson)
Staff of Baptist News Global exhibit their organization’s new logo. (BNG photo by Norman Jameson)

ABPnews/Herald becomes Baptist News Global

The rebrand completes a merger between two Baptist news organizations launched one year ago.

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Bluefield College ends dental school project

Lack of funding halts plans to address shortage of dentists in Appalachian communities.

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North Carolina’s Gardner-Webb University to partner with BGAV

The unusual pairing across state lines will be based on “shared values,” leaders said.

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BGAV to consider reduced budget in 2015

A proposed budget of $11.5 million for Baptist General Association of Virginia ministries is about $700,000 less than current levels.

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Alliance of Baptists gets grant for LGBT initiative

The Arcus Foundation has awarded the Alliance of Baptists a grant to support a new initiative directed toward work on LGBTQ inclusion and racial justice.

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BJC supports Muslim prisoner’s right to grow beard

A Baptist church-state watchdog group says the government cannot arbitrarily restrict a prisoner’s right to worship just by playing the “security” card.

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BWA touts Ebola-free South Africa ahead of 2015 Congress

South Africa is taking significant precautions against the spread of Ebola from West Africa as Durban prepares to host the 21st Baptist World Congress.

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Circle of life: Denominational innovation may be wave of future

Circle of life: Denominational innovation may be wave of future

Baptist leaders say there is a strong and creative future for local, state and national religious organizations willing to embrace (sometimes) radical institutional and functional changes.

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