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Brewton-Parker profs ink Baptist Faith and Message

A president elected in May to stabilize Brewton-Parker College in Mount Vernon, Ga., began by symbolically reaffirming the school’s commitment to a Southern Baptist faith statement.

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Accidental shooting kills N.C. Baptist pastor

Phillip Davis, founder and senior pastor of Nations Ford Community Church in Charlotte, N.C., accidentally shot himself while cleaning a handgun.

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About 66 percent of all American adults are white, 15 percent are Latino, 12 percent black and 4 percent Asian. Few religious groups match those figures.
About 66 percent of all American adults are white, 15 percent are Latino, 12 percent black and 4 percent Asian. Few religious groups match those figures.

Racially diverse nation isn’t mirrored in most religious groups

Seventh-day Adventists, Muslims and Jehovah’s Witnesses top the list of most diverse, Pew Study finds.

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For five years, Keith Rhodes has provided free haircuts to children and youth with limited means headed back to school. (Photo provided by Keith Rhodes)
For five years, Keith Rhodes has provided free haircuts to children and youth with limited means headed back to school. (Photo provided by Keith Rhodes)

Back to school with a free haircut, thanks to Gardner-Webb staffer

A new cut gives school children “an extra boost of confidence,” says Keith Rhodes, who aims to provide it for families with limited resources.

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Texas Baptist headquarters building transferred to Baylor nursing school

After almost 30 years in east Dallas, the BGCT will move its offices to a 14-story building in north Dallas.

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Baptist university responds to video of former president

A video just posted online is raising questions about how transparent North Greenville University was about the reasons for President Jimmy Epting’s surprise retirement announcement earlier this year.

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Last June, Kevin Ezell (left), president of the SBC North American Mission Board, and David Platt, president of the International Mission Board, led a standing ovation for their missionaries during the SBC annual meeting. (Photo by John Swain/NAMB)
Last June, Kevin Ezell (left), president of the SBC North American Mission Board, and David Platt, president of the International Mission Board, led a standing ovation for their missionaries during the SBC annual meeting. (Photo by John Swain/NAMB)

Southern Baptists to cut missionary force by 15 percent

Leaders of the International Mission Board announced a plan Aug. 27 to achieve a balanced budget that includes reductions in the work force both at home and abroad.

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Jimmy Carter’s church to limit Sunday crowds

Well-wishers flocking to Plains, Ga., to hear Jimmy Carter teach Sunday school after being diagnosed with cancer are overwhelming the relatively small Maranatha Baptist Church.

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SBC president talks about sex the Sunday after Ashley Madison scandal

Ronnie Floyd says millions of families are going to suffer from the hacking of a website promoting adultery, and some of those are Southern Baptists.

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Couple accused of stealing from church they helped plant

Keith Hall, former pastor of The Journey Church of the Triad, and his wife, Leslie, are accused of embezzling more than $40,000 from the Southern Baptist-affiliated church they helped launched in 2006.

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