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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

Southern Baptist Convention continues statistical decline, Floyd calls for rethinking ACP process

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/777e5723-8e61-4715-8d22-a4bbe276d447-2019-A... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> NASHVILLE (BP) -- For the 13th consecutive year, the Southern Baptist Convention reported a drop in its membership.

Baptists join diverse group of faith leaders in Chicago march

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/8bf2a62b-3d0a-4edd-9643-c8301f257c0e-Chicag... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> CHICAGO (BP) -- They gathered in Chicago's historic Bronzeville neighborhood at the Great Northern Migration Monument, which was erected to honor the African American diaspora from the Jim Crow South of the 20

TRUSTEES: NOBTS approves $21.5 million budget, looks to resume in-person classes in the fall

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/066e51af-5460-4b81-99a1-b93581ff69df-nobts-... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> NEW ORLEANS (BP) -- The Executive Committee of the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary Board of Trustees approved a 2020-2021 budget of $21.55 million -- approximately 9 percent less than in 2019-20 and 10 percent le

Trump order on global religious liberty praised

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/271312b7-0cd0-45df-8757-f5a83b957149-Trump-... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> WASHINGTON (BP) -- Religious liberty advocates have applauded President Trump's new executive order to promote "America's first freedom" globally.<br><br>Describing religious freedom

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