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Teens' screen time linked to ADHD, spiritual problems

Teens who report high-frequency digital media use are twice as likely to develop attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association reports.

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Bible website garners trillions of views

Celebrating their 25th anniversary today (August 1), Bible Gateway announced their website has been viewed more than 14 trillion times by people using more than one trillion devices.

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Gateway takes final step in campus transition

Gateway Seminary's Southern California campus in Brea, Calif., officially closed July 27, in anticipation of moving academic operations to the seminary's new primary campus in Ontario, Calif.

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GenSend helps students venture to the mission field

College-age students are moving to urban areas across North America in search of opportunity. For one group, however, the opportunity they seek is not economic but spiritual.

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Parking tax could cost churches, ministries

A little-noticed provision of last year's Republican tax legislation which taxes employee parking at nonprofit organizations "will be a problem" for churches and other Christian ministries, one of the Southern Baptist Convention's attorneys says.

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Religious liberty threats addressed at ERLC event

Religious freedom in Southeast Asia faces threats from required registration regimes and non-government forces, panelists said at a Capitol Hill discussion co-hosted by a Southern Baptist Convention entity.

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Calif. wildfires: Chaplains become first phase of DR

California Southern Baptist Disaster Relief chaplaincy teams have begun providing spiritual and emotional counseling to survivors of Northern California's Carr fire, which started on July 23 and rapidly grew over the weekend to consume more than 98,000 acres.

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NAAF to 'fill the gap' in state conv. church training

Through a new initiative of the National African American Fellowship of the Southern Baptist Convention, consultants are available to help state conventions train church staff in discipleship, evangelism, missions and community ministries.

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Insight - August 2018

Honestly, the last two articles were a wake-up call for all of us, as we have been able to see the effects of the last decade or so. CSBC was hit, as I have discovered, with a perfect storm of sorts.

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