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How Your Church Can Include, Welcome Disabled People – Part 1

By Martin Hobgen | January 27, 2020

Welcoming and including disabled people in your church building requires more than adding wheelchair ramps and removing a few pews. It involves the actions and attitudes of your members toward disabled people.

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The Global Baptist Peace Conference was held in Cali, Colombia, in July 2019. Video interviews by Francisco Litardo of Central Seminary, produced in conjunction with Word & Way and

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Gospel Without Borders: A Documentary about Faith and Immigration

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By Melissa Giorgi | March 20, 2002

If anti-smoking activists have their way, just one actor lighting a cigarette in a movie would merit an “R” rating. Citing a new study linking Hollywood to cigarette sales, advocates wish to use tobacco as a factor in determining movie ratings, along with violence, sex and language. The study, published March 12 in the health […]

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The Future Shape of Faith

By James L. Evans | March 20, 2002

The most recent edition of “Alabama Citizens Watch,” the official newsletter of the Alabama Christian Coalition, features a bit of self-congratulatory indulgence. The celebration was prompted by comments from Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert W. Fogel. In his book, The Fourth Great Awakening and the Future of Egalitarianism, Fogel writes that <America is in the midst […]

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Baptists, Women and the American Suffrage Movement

By Wm. Loyd Allen | March 20, 2002

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Baha’i World Faith

By Gary Leazer | March 19, 2002

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