Real Life Issues


Financial | Jan. 13 2000

Cooperative Program totals up for December

December 1999 totals for the SBC Cooperative Program Allocation Budget year were up by more than $2,561,945.65 over the previous year, according... [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]

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]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Jan. 6 2000

UM nursing program earns grant

The Helene Fuld Health Trust of New York has awarded a $70,000 grant to the University of Mobile (UM) to help registered nurses earn their bachelor’s... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 6 2000

Alabamians graduate from seminary

Alabamians graduating from seminary during the December graduations included students at Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School, New... [READ MORE]

Conferences | Jan. 6 2000

Columbine crosses displayed

The display’s symbols couldn’t be ignored. Spread out in the back on an exhibition hall of the Georgia World Congress Center, 12... [READ MORE]

Health | Jan. 6 2000

Christians more likely to divorce, study says

VENTURA, Calif. – A new study by the Barna Research Group in Ventura, Calif., says born-again Christians are more likely to go through... [READ MORE]

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]

Children | Jan. 6 2000

Supreme Court upholds Vermont ruling

MONTPELIER, Vermont – Supreme Court says Vermont can’t subsidize religious school students. The nation’s highest court has... [READ MORE]

Children | Jan. 6 2000

Sex education focuses on abstinence

MENLO PARK, Calif. – Abstinence has increasingly become a focus of sex education in the nation’s schools, according to new studies.... [READ MORE]

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