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Ferguson crisis calls churches to 'unify & pray' | Baptist Press

NASHVILLE (BP) — The unfolding Ferguson saga calls churches to “unify and pray for our nation,” the president of National African American Fellowship within the SBC, K. 124 more words

Obama's actions on immigration called 'unwise' | Baptist Press

WASHINGTON (BP) — President Obama’s new executive actions to change immigration policy imperil the growing, widespread agreement on reform, said the Southern Baptist Convention’s lead ethicist. 110 more words

Mormons grappling with their history | Baptist Press

SALT LAKE CITY (BP) — Leaders within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are speaking more openly about Mormonism’s controversial history and teachings. 81 more words

Floyd releases ebook for prayer, revival | Baptist Press

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (BP) — Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd has released a motivational tool book to help pastors and churches across the SBC engage in concerted prayer for the next great awakening in advance of the 2015 annual meeting in Columbus, Ohio. 64 more words

Southern Baptists in Congress now 36 | Baptist Press

WASHINGTON (BP) — Southern Baptist representation in Congress dropped as a result of the Nov. 4 election.

The House of Representatives will include 30 Southern Baptists when the next Congress convenes in January. 95 more words

Court breaks ranks, upholds marriage bans | Baptist Press

WASHINGTON (BP) — A federal appeals court upheld state laws that refuse to recognize same-sex marriage Thursday (Nov. 6), seemingly preparing the way for the U.S. 79 more words

NOBTS conf.: Seek fresh move of God | Baptist Press

NEW ORLEANS (BP) — Three Southern Baptist leaders, in a “Prayer Summit for Spiritual Awakening” at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, challenged pastors-in-training to seek a fresh movement of God and lead their congregations to experience the same. 110 more words