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Southern Baptists object to mayor's threat to close church buildings

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/08da7f1b-406e-451d-9c12-c9bfbb598f31-church... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> WASHINGTON (BP) -- Southern Baptists have voiced objections to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's threat to close permanently the buildings of churches and other religious groups if they continue to gather

Evangelists face career upheaval in the midst of COVID-19

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/ec94710f-e7fe-4bd7-af64-e59283a1542c-bill-b... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> NASHVILLE (BP) -- This time a year ago, Tom Tucker, a revivalist and evangelist based out of Rock Hill, S.C., had speaking engagements booked on all but one Sunday.

4 ways to support vulnerable populations during pandemic

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/ba1783a5-ec54-4f11-9b17-6b4fb78359a9-Missio... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> DALLAS (BP) -- At this point, there is no running from it. The coronavirus (COVID-19) is here and having a particularly destructive impact on vulnerable populations.

Southern Baptist chaplains join National Guard COVID-19 deployment

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/b3486b27-2f80-4a23-bbf9-4dc9152d362c-Wortha... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> BALTIMORE (BP) -- Governors have called on the National Guard to assist in the fight to stop the COVID-19 coronavirus. A key component to that response, as in any effort by the U.S.

SBC DIGEST: CARES Act explained; Churches use LifeWay digital curriculum; Florida holds multilingual prayer calls

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/e0a0c1e6-887b-4e19-9b5c-4f770ead4b3e-SBC-Di... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> <b>CARES Act explained for churches, pastors, employees</b><br>By Staff<br><br>NASHVILLE (BP) -- Pastors, church members and religious organizations concerned about the financial reperc

New York City churches serve as COVID-19 crisis worsens

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/7daa3956-b63e-4851-bf14-24afd29060cb-Bridge... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> NEW YORK, N.Y. (BP) -- When the COVID-19 pandemic began hitting New York City last month, the leaders of Bridge Community Church in Queens, N.Y., wanted to help.

Resurrection Sunday, virtual egg hunt, drive-in worship among COVID-19 Easter plans

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/ce44720a-2bb1-4c01-ab4d-5ed651356448-Tate-S... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> NEW ORLEANS (BP) -- Like many other churches, Franklin Avenue Baptist Church plans to livestream its Palm Sunday, Good Friday and Easter services.

Pivoting your church to meet needs

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/f99db9af-0325-4534-a12c-91b2a14fcd29-Raleig... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> NEW YORK -- For the past seven years, Raleigh Sadler's mission has been to help churches see and help the vulnerable people around them, whether that be the homeless, the jobless or victims of human traf

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