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Conferences | Jan. 6 2000

Thousands Respond to Invitation

Southern Baptist mission leaders gave a simultaneous invitation to students attending YouthLink 2000 the morning of Dec. 31 to be on mission... [READ MORE]

Conferences | Jan. 6 2000

10,000 youth celebrate new year in Atlanta

Shouts and cheers rang out around the world as the year 2000 became a reality time zone by time zone. But the shouts in seven sites in the United... [READ MORE]

Churches | Jan. 6 2000

Four Baptists named greatest preachers

Four well-known Southern Baptist ministers have been named among the greatest preachers in the 20th century, according to rankings releasing... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 6 2000

Ridgecrest members share gospel with homeless

Students from Ridgecrest Baptist Church, Dothan, got a delayed start on handing out subway tokens during YouthLink 2000 in Atlanta. The 20 students... [READ MORE]

International | Jan. 6 2000

Missions Millennium: Ours was the age the gospel broke out of its ‘ghetto,’ spread around the world

If you were a European Christian on the eve of A.D. 1000, Y2K’s impact on your holiday plans. You faced threats like starvation or extinction... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Jan. 6 2000

Relief headed to Venezuela continues

Relief has continued to pour into Venezuela following flooding in December that left thousands dead and many more homeless. To date Southern... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Jan. 6 2000

A Year in Review

By far, the biggest news for Alabama Baptists in 1999 was the defeat of proposed state lottery gambling. Church leaders from different denominations,... [READ MORE]

Gender/Sexual Issues | Jan. 6 2000

Hawaii High Court ends efforts at gay marriages

HONOLULU, Hawaii – The Hawaii Supreme Court has ended efforts to legalize gay marriage in the state, which once was expected to approve... [READ MORE]

Law/Legal/Politics/Voting | Jan. 6 2000

Baptist receive White House apology over religious comment

White House spokesman Joe Lockhart had apologized for his comments linking the Southern Baptist Convention to organizations that “perpetuate... [READ MORE]

Men | Jan. 6 2000

Halbrooks chosen to lead divinity school

RICHMOND, Va. – The faculty dean at Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond has been tapped as president of American Baptist-related Colgate... [READ MORE]

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