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Archive: May, 2018

CBU concludes inaugural spring commencement ceremonies at Events Center

California Baptist University wrapped up three days of celebration this week at the first spring commencement ceremonies held at the CBU Events Center. Students received cheers and praise in front of thousands of friends and family members at four ceremonies May 2-4. An estimated 13,000 individuals attended the spring commencement ceremonies at CBU.

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CBU Dispatches first wave of global service project teams

The Office of Mobilization at California Baptist University kicked off its 2018 summer of service with the traditional send-offs at the Kugel over the weekend. Per CBU tradition, before their International Service Project (ISP) departure, teams gather to pray at the Kugel, a globe that rests on a base with the scripture from Matthew 28:19-20 etched in stone, symbolizing CBU’s commitment to the Great Commission. This year, more than 300 volunteers, comprising 37 ISP teams, will serve in 24 different countries.

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Calif. bill already impacting religious expression

The California state legislature's latest effort to outlaw biblical views on sex, marriage and gender identity appears to have claimed its first casualty. Citing concerns over possible legal repercussions from a pending bill, Colorado-based Summit Ministries has canceled a summer conference at Biola University in the Los Angeles area.

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Evangelicalism needs to focus on cross, Moore says

PRINCETON, N.J. (BP) -- American evangelical Christianity needs to be born again to an embrace of the cross of Christ, Southern Baptist ethicist Russell Moore said in a lecture on the Princeton University campus.

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