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“Southern Baptist Media Day” Added to SBC Calendar

Southern Baptist publications across the nation will have their day, July 28.

Indiana First State To Ban Planned Parenthood Funding

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels signed into law May 10 expansive pro-life legislation that includes a ban on state-directed funding of abortion providers such as Planned Parenthood.

 In doing so, the Republican governor made Indiana reportedly the first state to enact such a prohibition on money for organizations that perform or promote abortion. The law exempts […]

Virginity Making a Comeback

A growing number of teenagers and young adults are virgins, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics described as “the largest and most in-depth federal report to date on sexual behavior” in the United States.  What’s more, the mainstream media is recognizing that the trend may be attributable in part to abstinence education. An Associated Press article stated, “...perhaps emphasis on abstinence in the past decade has had some influence.”

Life Issues

Black Leaders Appeal to President and Congress; Planned Parenthood: The Business of Abortion; Maryland Suspends Another Doctor; Louisiana Penalizes Clinic

Morris H. Chapman Honored

In appreciation for his service, Morris H. Chapman was named to the honorary position of president emeritus of the Executive Committee and was presented the M.E. Dodd Award for Cooperative Program support during a retirement dinner September 20 in Nashville, Tennessee. "Dr. Chapman, no entity leader has been a greater ambassador for the Cooperative Program […]

GER — Putting a Face on Southern Baptist Global Ministry

"In late dark of night they dragged me from my house and took me to jail where they stripped me naked and three men beat me several times, until I was unconscious, and left me in puddles of blood. They had fiercely wrapped big sticks with cloth so the beatings would not break anymore skin. […]


Pro-Lifers Outnumber Pro-Choicers, Adult Stem Cell Success


EDITORS’ NOTE (Warren’s visit to Syria buffeted by government’s ‘PR blast’): Baptist Press incorrectly attributed the phrase “purpose driven terrorism” to Joseph Farah and not Mark Tooley. Likewise, Baptist Press paraphrased Farah to say he was calling Warren “a traitor to his own country.” Farah stated, “I accused him of betraying his own country in […]

EDITORIAL: Call Congress now; urge support for marriage amendment during Sept. 30 vote

WASHINGTON (BP)--The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on the Marriage Protection Amendment, H.J.R. 106, Thursday, Sept. 30. Supporters say that if it is to pass, Christians nationwide must take action now by calling their congressman. That time is now. Call your representative and urge support for the marriage amendment.