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Nedra Kanavel

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Ministers’ wives challenged to look into the face of God

ATLANTA (BP)–“When is the last time you looked into the face of God and listened?” Jill Briscoe asked a capacity audience of 1,000 attending the 44th annual Southern Baptist Ministers’ Wives Conference and Luncheon June 15 in Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center. “When we let ourselves truly listen, the energy will come and the passion […]

Ga., N.C. top states at SBC in messenger registration

ATLANTA (BP)–Georgia and North Carolina, with 2,100 and 1,100 messengers each, sent the largest numbers of the 11,000-plus messengers registered for the June 15-16 Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting at Atlanta’s Georgia Dome. Other leading states were Tennessee with 900, South Carolina with 825 and Florida with 800, according to unofficial figures compiled by SBC […]

Baptist schools must preserve legacy of Christian scholarship, Mohler says

JACKSON, Tenn. (BP)–Baptist colleges and seminaries have a “responsibility to perpetuate a legacy of Christian teaching in these critical, turning-point times,” R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, said during his address at Union University’s inaugural Founders Day celebration Feb. 8 on the Jackson, Tenn., campus. Mohler encouraged a reclamation of the […]

Christian role underscored in addressing public issues

JACKSON, Tenn. (BP)–Christians are called to stay determinedly active in the public arena to address the most pressing issues of our day, public policy champions said during a conference on faith and public policy at Union University, Jackson, Tenn.About 200 people attended the Oct. 19-20 conference, titled, “Christian Faith and Public Policy: Where do we […]

Union profs earn Templeton award for class uniting science & faith

JACKSON, Tenn. (BP)–To help students understand what they believe and how they believe it, Union University professors Jimmy Davis and Hal Poe are uniting two traditional “enemies” in their class, “Science and Faith: A Dialogue.” In doing so, Davis and Poe have been named recipients of a 1998 John Templeton Foundation Science and Religion Award. […]

Baptist schools win both NAIA championships for first time

JACKSON, Tenn. (BP)–This year’s NAIA Division I national championship tournaments saw several firsts. For the first time ever, Union University’s Lady Bulldogs won the national championship. The men’s basketball team of Georgetown College claimed its first national championship. Thus, for the first time, Southern Baptist schools won both the men’s and women’s NAIA Division I […]