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Best ways to give in times of crisis

Mickey Caison has seen it many times in his disaster relief career. Well-meaning folks collect a truckload of food and clothing, drive perhaps hundreds of miles to a disaster zone, but can find no place to deliver the goods.

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'Christmas Code' kindles Advent-oriented evangelism

GuideStone Financial Resources President O.S. Hawkins had one goal for his new book, "The Christmas Code" -- providing pastors and churches a resource with short Advent devotionals as a church-wide evangelism tool during the holiday season.

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'God sent them,' flooded homeowner says of Baptists

"I spent three days trying to figure out what I had done to make God so mad at me," Matlock said as he watched SBDR volunteers carry items to the curb. "I've lived a pretty moral life. And [the hurricane] affected all of my immediate family and my wife's family in Louisiana."

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Judge rejects churches on abortion coverage

Three evangelical Christian churches have suffered a setback in their challenge of a California requirement that they must cover abortions through their health insurance plans.

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TRUSTEES: ERLC seeking to equip churches

The Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission is committed to equipping churches to produce justice, holiness and reconciliation with the Gospel of Jesus, Russell Moore told the entity's trustees at their annual board meeting.

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Evangelicals counter 'agree to disagree' sexuality

A coalition of evangelical leaders, including about 70 Southern Baptists, has issued a statement on biblical sexuality countering the idea that Christians "should agree to disagree" in their views of homosexual practice and transgenderism.

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