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Churches with PPP loans should benefit from law fix

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/22bb17e8-e168-4a23-9c3a-d000d369184e-capito... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> WASHINGTON (BP) -- President Donald Trump signed legislation today (June 5) to make it easier for businesses or churches struggling during the coronavirus pandemic to take advantage of a payroll subsidy program that

NOBTS president reflects on first year, looks ahead

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/a2615552-16c1-4961-8fd0-8720ef47ece4-Dew.pn... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> NEW ORLEANS (BP) -- When Jamie Dew and his family arrived last summer in New Orleans to lead the Southern Baptist seminary there, people told them, "If you love the city it will love you back." Following a busy first y

FIRST-PERSON: I am too conservative to stay silent on racial injustices

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/c85870a1-3f67-402c-85a0-33a91c4c852e-David-... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> LEXINGTON, Ky. (BP) -- In more than 25 years of ministry, I have been called a lot of things, but liberal, socialist and Marxist have not been among them. Well, there has only been one exception to that assertion.

Workshops help Hispanic men learn what God says about fatherhood

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/0aa9657e-4d08-45fe-a2cf-287493964622-father... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> DALLAS (BP) -- Helping and mentoring Hispanic fathers is Rafael Gutierrez' passion.<br><br>"Due to &#91;Hispanic&#93; culture and religious influence, the role of the father is seen

Amy Grant undergoes surgery to fix heart condition

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/ff746793-b819-4cd3-a261-26745bc8793a-Amy-Gr... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> NASHVILLE (AP) -- Singer/songwriter Amy Grant is recovering from open-heart surgery Wednesday (June 3) to fix a heart condition she has had since birth.<br><br>Doctors discovered Grant had a condition called pa

Economic impact of COVID-19 pandemic slows Cooperative Program giving

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/e30c877b-5e4b-4b5c-82ef-4dd17c848d46-CP-Mon... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> NASHVILLE (BP) -- Gifts to the national Cooperative Program Allocation Budget for May 2020 were below budget by more than $1.5 million as the COVID-19 global pandemic continues to impact churches

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