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Bonton Farm-Works — an urban farm in the middle of a South Dallas food desert — exists to provide residents in the economically blighted area fresh produce, jobs and the possibility of life-transformation. (Photo by Ken Camp)
Bonton Farm-Works — an urban farm in the middle of a South Dallas food desert — exists to provide residents in the economically blighted area fresh produce, jobs and the possibility of life-transformation. (Photo by Ken Camp)

Urban missionary brings faith, hope and food to troubled inner city

A former business exec turns his experience into an urban farming ministry aimed at providing physical and spiritual sustenance for those in need.

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American Baptists seeking buyer for Mission Center

A process is underway to gauge interest in the possible sale or redevelopment of national offices of the American Baptist Churches USA.

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Three Southern Baptists running for president

Competition for the religious vote increased Monday, when Baptist layman Lindsey Graham announced he is running for president.

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Faith leaders oppose drone attacks

An interfaith coalition including Baptists called for a halt to lethal drone strikes in a letter to President Obama made public June 1.

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Denominational leader, pastor Phil Lineberger dead at 69

The well-known leader “lost a battle with depression,” said family members.

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The war in Ukraine has destroyed cities, churches and lives. (Creative Commons photo by Sasha Maksymenko)
The war in Ukraine has destroyed cities, churches and lives. (Creative Commons photo by Sasha Maksymenko)

Ukranian pastor tells Baptists of war, persecution

A minister’s church was torched by separatists who demanded, but didn’t receive, his consent to their movement through the region.

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Supreme Court sides with Muslim woman in hijab dispute

The nation’s highest court says Abercrombie & Fitch failed to reasonably accommodate the beliefs of an applicant denied a job over the “look” of her religious head covering.

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Longtime music professor Richard Lin dies

Lin, who taught at Oklahoma Baptist University, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, died two days before his 90th birthday of prostate cancer.

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Fellowship is one of the main motivations for many who ride motorcycles, some Baptist riders say. (Creative Commons photo by Roy Lister)
Fellowship is one of the main motivations for many who ride motorcycles, some Baptist riders say. (Creative Commons photo by Roy Lister)

Waco shoot-out distorts their experience with bikers, say some Baptists

Some Baptists are saying the shooting misrepresents those bikers who ride for fellowship and the gospel.

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Southern Baptist leader endorses secularist campaign

Seminary president Danny Akin joins celebrity atheists Bill Maher and Penn & Teller in speaking out for people who don’t believe in God.

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Man confesses to child porn; church disciplines his wife

Elders of a Calvinist Southern Baptist megachurch have apologized for ministering to a member who confessed to sex crimes while disciplining his wife for having their marriage annulled.

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A home damaged in the area of the San Marcos, Wimberley and Blanco communities. (Texas Baptist Men photo)
A home damaged in the area of the San Marcos, Wimberley and Blanco communities. (Texas Baptist Men photo)

Army of aid mobilizes as storms, flooding pound Texas, Oklahoma

A variety of Baptist groups are seeking ways to help those impacted by a month of wet, violent weather.

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Citing prayer and a ‘persuasive board chair,’ Olive says he’ll remain at Bluefield

The school’s president earlier had announced plans to take a position at a South Carolina university.

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SBC leader rebukes Obama for remarks at poverty summit

Frank Page, head of the SBC Executive Committee, accused President Obama of both “ignorance and arrogance” in a recent interview on national radio.

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