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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

Inner-city homeless ministry stretched during COVID-19

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/4c06353f-716b-4f65-9e51-a4f633f355e0-Corner... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> DALLAS (BP) -- People who lined up for meals recently at Cornerstone Baptist Church in blighted South Dallas had not been able to shower in a month and had no place to call their own while the city of Dallas i

Greear, Ausberry, Chitwood, Ezell, others to join Floyd for Good Friday prayer gathering

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/9fc691c4-bff9-4ecb-869e-f4a774c4fa52-Good-F... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> NASHVILLE (BP) -- Earlier this week, Ronnie Floyd, president and CEO of the SBC Executive Committee, announced an SBC Good Friday Online Prayer Gathering.

SBC DIGEST: LifeWay free family Easter resources; Texas chaplains extend crisis hotline hours

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/4e0105f7-4797-4190-897d-3d1b3fc3a6ae-SBC-Di... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> <b>LifeWay offers free Easter resources for families</b><br>By Joy Allmond<br><br>NASHVILLE (BP) -- As churches have adjusted rhythms to facilitate ministry amid various stay-at-home or

NAMB takes Who's Your One virtual in lead-up to Easter

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/c4fd5f17-b754-4e6c-8e2b-c351971b6a04-Viritu... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> ALPHARETTA, Ga. (BP) -- As Easter approaches, the North American Mission Board (NAMB) is encouraging Southern Baptists to share their testimonies via social media.

Illinois church stretches its impact with CP despite Coronavirus

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/5b5346a4-475f-492f-a7bc-47aee9dca430-Freedo... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> NOBLE, Ill. (BP) -- Picture an old-style, white, wooden structure with a bell tower capped by a steeple, set in the middle of corn fields, alongside a cemetery.

CP tops $101M through six months, COVID-19 impact still unknown

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/34ec10bb-d356-40d3-af96-7ea3bbfe0ff1-CP-Mon... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> NASHVILLE (BP) -- While the financial impact of COVID-19 is still unknown, the SBC Executive Committee announced today that Cooperative Program giving in the SBC is above budget by 2.94 percent a

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