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William H. Perkins Jr./The Baptist Record

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Baptist health care systems set merger

JACKSON, Miss. (BP) -- Mississippi Baptist Health Systems (MBHS) in Jackson and Baptist Memorial Health Care (BMHC) in Memphis announced on May 1 the completion of a merger between the two regional health care giants, making the new operation one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the United States. "Everyone in the communities we serve will benefit from our alignment with an organization that shares our commitment to both Christian values and quality health care," said Chris Anderson, MBHS president and chief operating officer.

Miss. messengers adopt 2000 BF&M

JACKSON, Miss. (BP) -- Messengers from among the 2,200 Mississippi Baptist Convention (MBC) member churches unanimously approved adoption of the 2000 Baptist Faith and Message as the doctrinal guidelines for the convention, during the 181st annual meeting of the convention at First Baptist Church, Jackson, Nov. 1-2. Messengers also elected without opposition Doug Broome, senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Natchez, to a second term as MBC president. He was nominated by Ronnie Falvey, senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Madison.

Miss. president, 1st VP draw unanimous votes

JACKSON, Miss. (BP) -- Messengers to the 177th annual meeting of the Mississippi Baptist Convention reelected without opposition David Hamilton, pastor of West Heights Baptist Church in Pontotoc, to a second term as convention president.

Miss. president, 1st VP draw unanimous votes

JACKSON, Miss. (BP) -- Messengers to the 177th annual meeting of the Mississippi Baptist Convention reelected without opposition David Hamilton, pastor of West Heights Baptist Church in Pontotoc, to a second term as convention president.

Planned Parenthood chaplain exposed

TUPELO, Miss. (BP) -- A man identifying himself as Vincent Lachina claiming to be "an ordained Southern Baptist minister" with Mississippi roots turned up in Tupelo at a public hearing in early August on Initiative 26, also known as the Personhood Amendment that would define human life as beginning at the moment of fertilization.