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Do You Have the Right NOT to Wed a Gay Couple?

Legal opinions vary widely on what the U.S. Supreme Court’s mandate of nationwide same-sex marriage will mean for pastors and government officials authorized to perform weddings.

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Elisabeth Elliot: 'reckless abandon to the Lord'

Originally published at Baptist Press –¬†http://www.bpnews.net/44947/elisabeth-elliot-reckless-abandon-to-the-lord¬†

GLOUCESTER, Mass. (BP) — Elisabeth Elliot Gren, missionary, missionary widow and widely influential author and speaker, died Monday (June 15). 984 more words

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The Americans with Disabilities Act: Reflections 25 Years Later Through the Roof: A Biblical Mandate: Matt. 9:2-8; Mark 2:1-12; Luke 5:18-26. ...

July 26, 1990, a day to be truly proud to be an American. A true turning point in the lives of individuals with disabilities thanks to the tireless efforts of all those who made that day possible from grassroots efforts at the local level to bipartisan support from our elected officials in Washington, D.C. 466 more words


In Baptist Press article, NOBTS counseling prof weighs in on issue of lying

By David Roach

NASHVILLE (Baptist Press)–Media reports of apparent lies by NBC News anchor Brian Williams and President Obama have become an occasion for Southern Baptist counseling professors to reflect on why people lie and how to stop. 1,105 more words


Arguments on TX abortion regulations bill heard | Baptist Press

NEW ORLEANS (BP) — In what could be a precedent-setting case, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit heard arguments in Whole Woman’s Health v. 132 more words


America awaits justices' action on same-sex marriage | Baptist Press

WASHINGTON (BP) — The wait for the U.S. Supreme Court to announce it is ready to provide a verdict on same-sex marriage may be near an end. 96 more words


Survey: most churchgoers won't skip church for football | Baptist Press

NASHVILLE (BP) — Most American churchgoers would rather attend church than watch their favorite football team, a LifeWay Research study shows. But a few die-hard fans are willing to miss out on worship to watch a game. 60 more words