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'God will use this time,' seminary brothers say

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/0f3aca19-da6b-4859-aae5-4ca1d70cd520-Waller... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> NEW ORLEANS -- For Joe and Graham Waller -- brothers as well as New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary students -- moving to online classes during the stay-at-home mandate is bringing adjustments and lessons.<br

'Very little confidence' that Dead Sea Scrolls collection authentic, SWBTS says

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/9e7c1cc2-b99d-429b-b371-83f23e78701b-SWBTS-... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- Pieces of papyrus sold as rare fragments of Dead Sea Scrolls to Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary a decade ago are "likely fraudulent" and the seminary might seek financi

Texas church launches national virtual Easter egg hunt

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/ccf4fb9b-95a7-44ce-897a-886f91afbc88-Girl-p... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> ARLINGTON, Texas (BP) -- Simply by playing video games with his own children, Curtis James came up with a ministry idea that has gone nationwide.<br> <br>The virtual Easter egg hunt, to be h

SBC DIGEST: Missionary thanks Southern Baptists; Storyline Fellowship calls pastor; Missouri's Baptist Home names president

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/c2c82584-59e3-4db3-b12d-7b6b611165b8-SBC-Di... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> <b>Missionary thanks Southern Baptists for support during pandemic</b><br>By Hugh Johnson*<br><br>I woke up confused Sunday morning.

FROM THE SEMINARIES: NOBTS -- community from a distance; SWBTS revitalization conference goes online

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/3d5960cc-4c26-4745-98df-1f617c993f2c-From-t... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> <b>NOBTS/Leavell College fostering community from a distance</b><br>By Gary D.

FIRST-PERSON: Why Southern Baptists need a Good Friday online prayer gathering

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/22f94b6c-384e-412f-a5cf-8ba2c057616a-Ronnie... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> <i>EDITOR'S NOTE: Ronnie Floyd is president and CEO of the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee.</i><br><br>NASHVILLE (BP) -- Never, and I do mean never, have Southern Baptist

Southern Baptist healthcare chaplains offer gospel hope in challenging times

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/3c4b0ba1-a0db-4ee1-8390-5697461391be-Cathy-... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> COLUMBUS, Ohio (BP) -- Talk to hospital chaplains for long about what they do, and they will eventually mention a regularly repeated phrase: "ministry of presence." It is the simple idea that the m

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