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Former CBF moderator dies

Donna Forrester, CBF moderator in 2000-2011, died New Year’s Eve 14 years after being diagnosed with Stage IV Glioblastoma (GBM) brain cancer.

Published in People
Wednesday, 30 December 2015 11:58

2015: The year in deaths

The year 2015 witnessed the passing of notable Baptists reported by Baptist News Global.

Published in People

Pattillo, 75, directed public relations and fundraising at three Baptist schools before finishing his career with the National Council of Churches.

Published in People
Tuesday, 15 December 2015 13:51

Chowan University mourns student’s death

A North Carolina Baptist campus turned somber with the fatal shooting of a student at an off-campus party.

Published in People

After retiring as a Southern Baptist missionary in Arab countries, Raouf Ghattas found an unlikely mission field in a growing Muslim population in his wife’s hometown of Murfreesboro, Tenn.

Published in People
Friday, 13 November 2015 13:12

Pianist, professor Maurice Hinson dead at 84

The longest-serving faculty member ever at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, the renowned authority on piano literature, succumbed to cancer.

Published in People
Wednesday, 14 October 2015 14:09

Member of BJC board dies after fall

A day after celebrating his contributions to the advocacy of religious liberty, members of the Baptist Joint Committee mourned the untimely death of one of their own.

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Melissa Browning was an organizer of a grassroots campaign to save the life of Kelly Gissendaner, who was eventually excecuted on Sept. 29 in Georgia. Despite that, Browning said she was encouraged by the anti-capital punishment passion she saw develop during the campaign.

Published in Social Issues

The namesake of Baylor University’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work demonstrated that church and social work "are not mutually exclusive."

Published in People
Tuesday, 01 September 2015 12:17

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.

Published in People
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