Archive: April, 2018

FIRST-PERSON: My church, my family & autism

Every time I refer to our church family in a conversation, my heart swells with appreciation as I get to share about a group of people who have embraced our autism journey.

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MLK honored on 50th anniversary of death

White evangelicals' failures regarding racial justice call for repentance, a crowd of nearly 4,000 people heard speakers say Tuesday (April 3) on the first day of a conference to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of his assassination.

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SBC should reflect diverse makeup, MLK50 panelists say

Southern Baptists should build on and apply the historic 1995 resolution on racial reconciliation while always being ready to repudiate racism, panelists said April 4 at a conference commemorating civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his assassination.

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Gaines names SBC Committee on Committees

Appointments to the Southern Baptist Convention's Committee on Committees have been announced by SBC President Steve Gaines, pastor of the Memphis-area Bellevue Baptist Church in Cordova, Tenn.

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Therapy bans, the new battlefield

On April 3, California lawmakers passed the most expansive conversion therapy measure out of an Assembly committee. The law would label as fraudulent any view of sexuality or gender identity -- expressed in books, conferences, or therapy -- at odds with the LGBT agenda.

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This Convention serves our culturally diverse congregations as we fulfill the Great Commandment and the Great Commission.