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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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Baptist News Global to honor Texas editor for lifetime achievement

Marv Knox, a veteran Baptist journalist who served on the Associated Baptist Press (now Baptist News Global) board of directors for 23 years, has been named fourth recipient of the Greg Warner Lifetime Achievement Award in Religious Journalism.

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Cyclists outside of Corsicana, Texas, shrug off the spray of 18-wheelers on slick streets as they participate in the 500-mile ride to raise funds for hunger. (Photo/Texas Baptist Communications)
Cyclists outside of Corsicana, Texas, shrug off the spray of 18-wheelers on slick streets as they participate in the 500-mile ride to raise funds for hunger. (Photo/Texas Baptist Communications)

Cyclists churn out hundreds of miles to eradicate hunger

Facing rain and flats, the riders pedaled 500 miles to raise funds for the Texas Baptist Hunger Offering.

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Sunday hunting proposal divides churches, gun lobby in North Carolina

Often allies on Second Amendment rights, conservative Christians and the NRA are lining up on opposite sides on a proposal to end the state’s ban on Sunday hunting.

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Bluefield College president resigns to take position at S.C. university

David Olive has led the Baptist-affiliated school for eight years.

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An Ohio pastor recently rode a bull, as this rider did in an unrelated photo, to share the gospel with hundreds. (Creative Commons photo)
An Ohio pastor recently rode a bull, as this rider did in an unrelated photo, to share the gospel with hundreds. (Creative Commons photo)

Ohio bull-riding leads to 300 baptisms — and prompts questions about church as entertainment

As an Ohio pastor takes to bull riding to win converts, other ministers say it’s the long-term discipleship process that turns the newly baptized into lifelong disciples.

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Doug Dortch nominated as CBF moderator-elect

The pastor of Mountain Brook Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., heads a list of nominees for leadership positions to be voted on at the upcoming CBF General Assembly in Dallas.

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A chaplain, left, leads a burial at sea on board the aircraft carrier Intrepid during World War II. (National Naval Aviation Museum photo)
A chaplain, left, leads a burial at sea on board the aircraft carrier Intrepid during World War II. (National Naval Aviation Museum photo)

Memorial Day can evoke painful memories for military chaplains, former Navy officer says

Chaplain Gerry Hutchinson said Memorial Day can be one of the most emotionally challenging, and spiritually rewarding, times for military chaplains. 

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Members of First Baptist Church and First Baptist Church of Christ in Macon, Ga. held an Easter egg hunt this year. This Sunday they will sign a covenant of action to jointly address problems in local schools. (Photo courtesy of First Baptist Church in Macon).
Members of First Baptist Church and First Baptist Church of Christ in Macon, Ga. held an Easter egg hunt this year. This Sunday they will sign a covenant of action to jointly address problems in local schools. (Photo courtesy of First Baptist Church in Macon).

2 Baptist churches use shared roots to grow covenant of action in Macon, Ga.

The New Baptist Covenant initiative inspires First Baptist Church and First Baptist Church of Christ in Macon to re-unite to serve struggling students in local schools, ministers say.

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