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'The Safety of Victims Matters More than the Reputation of Southern Baptists': Leaders Respond to Huge Abuse Report

A multi-month Houston Chronicle investigation into sexual abuse in Southern Baptist churches has rocked the denomination and prompted calls for immediate, aggressive action. Southern Baptist president J.D. Greear called for the denomination to mourn and repent. He promised to put the Southern Baptist Convention’s spiritual, financial and organizational resources behind …

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Are You More Loving Than God?

Most folks in the pew wouldn’t say so right out, but if we’re honest with ourselves, we often think we are more loving than God. For instance, when I think about those who’ve never heard the gospel or that great neighbor who just can’t bring himself to believe such a …

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New Congress is more than one-third Catholic

Washington D.C., Jan 3, 2019 / 04:10 pm (CNA).- The 116th Congress was gavelled into session on January 3, bringing almost 100 new lawmakers into office, and with Catholics making up nearly 30 percent of the congressional freshman class.   Catholics account for 28 of the 96 new members of …

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UCC minister: We can, we must do better than this

A group of interfaith leaders, mixed with activists, concerned citizens and lay persons, stood on the desert soil near Tornillo, Texas on Thursday, Nov. 15, to pray, speak and sing on behalf of the young migrant detainees housed in a tent city at that federal detention locale. We came from …

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The One Thing Worse Than Being Spiritually Lost

Is there anything worse than being lost? If your answer is a hasty, reflexive, theologically pre-prescribed “no,” then perhaps it has been awhile since you felt the full, visceral desperation of being utterly without hope. But what could possibly be worse than being lost? When we are talking about spiritual …

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Humans May Have Fewer Genes Than Expected?

Now in typical fashion, the researchers then dismissed these genes as pseudogenes, often called “obsolete coding genes.” Evolutionary biologists believe that pseudogenes came about from decay of genes (via mutation, insertions, and deletions) that originated from duplication of a coding gene at some point in the organism’s supposed evolutionary history. …

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More Than Material Minds

From Plough Quarterly No. 17: The Soul of Medicine (Summer 2018) Copyright © 2018 by Plough Publishing House. Reposted with permission. I watched the CAT scan images appear on the screen, one by one. The baby’s head was mostly empty. There were only thin slivers of brain—a bit of brain …

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