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Reducing Mental Health Stigma in Your Church Workplace

By Rebekah Gordon | January 22, 2020

Opening up about mental health issues at work, including churches, is often difficult to do. It requires disclosure and vulnerability. Achieving an open environment in your church workspace may be possible, but it might take time.

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"No. 1: Mary Alice" is the first installment in a short-film series highlighting female Baptist pastors. This film, produced jointly by Baptist Women in Ministry and

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Making the Crooked Straight In Moral Debate about Death Penalty

By Robert Parham | July 31, 2001

Two Southern Baptist Convention officials recently made crooked moral arguments to justify the death penalty. They twisted the biblical witness and expressed a shallow view of sin’s power. “The Scripture clearly calls for the death penalty,” said Al Mohler, president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, on CNN’s “Larry King Live” June 11. “Jesus Christ never […]

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Tennessee Reverses Half of Death Sentences Since 1977

By Jared Porter | July 31, 2001

A special report by the Tennessean found that half of the 151 death sentences of Tennessee defendants since 1977 have been overturned after appeal. The sentences were overturned primarily because of trial errors or incompetent defense attorneys, the article read. “Those figures should be disturbing to anyone,” a lawyer for the Southern Center for Human […]

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Carter Says Guantanamo ‘Disgrace’ to U.S.

By Staff | July 30, 2001

This story updates and replaces an earlier report posted Friday as part of developing coverage of the 2005 Baptist World Congress this week in Birmingham, England. “I think what’s going on in GuantanamoBay and other places is a disgrace to the U.S.A.,” he told a news conference at the Baptist World Alliance’s centenary conference in […]

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Senate Stem Cell Hearing Echoes with Scriptural References

By Cliff Vaughn | July 24, 2001

Senators and scientists debated stem cell research last Wednesday with one eye on science and another on scripture. “At many points in our history, religion and science have intersected,” said Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), chairman of a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee. “And at every point, we have paused to measure our morality and the ancient lessons […]

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Pope Urges President Bush to Value All Life

By Jared Porter | July 24, 2001

President Bush met with Pope John Paul II for the first time Monday, in the midst of Bush’s struggle over federal funding of stem cell research. Several Bush advisers said the president would likely not make a decision about stem cell research until after the July 23 visit, according to the Washington Post. The pope […]

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