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Church in foreclosure? Make a plan

Associated Baptist Press News/Jeff Brumley — A Missionary Baptist pastor in Anniston, AL, learned recently that his church faces foreclosure and its building may be auctioned to the highest bidder by the end of the month. The Anniston Star reported Friday that Pastor La’Noan Ealy was shocked by the news, believing the congregation’s efforts to […]

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Preaching on violence peacefully

Associated Baptist Press News/Ken Camp — How can pastors preach on subjects like gun violence without disturbing the peace in their own congregations? “Pastors always tread the tightrope of a prophetic role and that of pastoral care,” said Terry Rosell, ethicist and professor of pastoral theology at Central Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, KS. […]

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Cooperative Baptist Fellowship joins Red Cross, others in Sandy fund

Jeff Brumley, Associated Baptist Press News —The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship (CBF) is joining forces with some of the biggest names in disaster relief and social services to provide long-term assistance to victims of Hurricane Sandy. A CBF representative and the Fellowship’s logo appeared at a Tuesday news conference in Manhattan along with those from the […]

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Church Executive’s 2nd annual Good Steward Awards nomination

Church Executive’s 2nd annual Good Steward Awards nomination deadline is closing September 16th! If you’d like to nominate a church that you feel exemplifies best practices in the areas of FACILITIES, FINANCE, FUNDRAISING, LEADERSHIP, SAFETY & SECURITY, and TECHNOLOGY please visit our website and complete a nomination form and give them the recognition they deserve […]

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Knights of Columbus Sets New Record for Charitable Contributions

NEW HAVEN, CT / Christian Newswire — The Knights of Columbus set a new all-time record for charitable donations and service hours in 2012. The results of the K of C’s Annual Survey of Fraternal Activity for the year ending Dec. 31, 2012, indicate that record amounts of money and hours — more than $167.5 […]

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Colin Powell, Mark Burnett, Patrick Lencioni, Dr. Brene Brown, and Willow Creek’s Bill Hybels to Challenge Leaders at The Global Leadership Summitt

SOUTH BARRINGTON, IL /PRNewswire-USNewswire — Willow Creek Association, an organization that has equipped pastors and church leaders for more than 20 years, turns to world-class, forward-thinking leaders in business, education, social justice arenas, churches and the arts to impart hard-hitting leadership development to more than 75,000 leaders in the US on August 8 and 9. […]

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American Bible Society and NHCLC join forces to combat Biblical illiteracy in Hispanic communities

NEW YORK/PRNewswire — Two ministry heavyweights, American Bible Society and the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC), are launching a three-year effort to eradicate biblical illiteracy among Hispanics. According to a recent study conducted by Barna Hispanics, in partnership with American Bible Society, the NHCLC and OneHope, while 87 percent of Hispanics own a Bible, […]

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Feds release first guidelines for confronting a church shooter

Lauren Markoe, Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) — For the first time, the federal government has issued written guidelines for houses of worship that are confronted with a homicidal gunman. Vice President Joe Biden released the new rules on Tuesday (June 18), six months after the school shooting in Newtown, CT, that left 26 dead, […]

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300,000+ Military BibleSticks now in hands of Chaplains and Troops from every branch of U.S. Military

Pocket Audio Bibles bring peace and comfort by speaking God’s Word to America’s heroes in uniform ALBUQUERQUE, NM/PRNewswire-USNewswire — Since 2008, Faith Comes By Hearing (FCBH) has provided more than 300,000 Military BibleSticks to this nation’s brave men and women in uniform — free of charge. The small, portable digital device contains a dramatized recording […]

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New Catholic App Set for Unveiling at Catholic Press Event

DENVER / PRNewswire — Heeding Pope Francis’ call to a more action-oriented evangelization through technology, the new We Parent More app will be officially unveiled at the Catholic Press Association‘s annual gathering, this year in Denver. The app combines masstimes.org functionality with several features that facilitate a young parent’s ability to navigate an online parish […]

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