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Law/Legal/Politics/Voting | Feb. 3 2000

FCC reverses guidelines on religious programming

Broadcasters applauded a Jan. 28 decision by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), but executives with two radio stations said a cordial... [READ MORE]

National News | Feb. 3 2000

Graham picked as most influential Christian

CHICAGO — Evangelist Billy Graham tops a list of the 10 most influential Christians of the 20th century, according to a series of essays... [READ MORE]

Addictions | Feb. 3 2000

Parents warned about alcohol

Alcohol-related deaths outnumber deaths from drug use 4-to-1, yet parents are less concerned about their teenagers using alcohol than drugs,... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Feb. 3 2000

Alabama Baptists formalize agreement with Venezuela during Dothan conference

Representatives from Vene-zuela and Alabama signed documents Jan. 25 at the Evangelism Conference in Dothan. The signing officially kicked off... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Feb. 3 2000

Lewis appointed as acting provost at Samford University

Samford University has named Joe O. Lewis acting provost. Lewis, who has served as associate provost for academic administration since 1992,... [READ MORE]

Bible Study Tools | Jan. 27 2000

Children’s concordance helps simplify using Bible

Concordance is a big word — and a big book. To a person who knows little about the Bible, especially a child, both the word and the book... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 27 2000

Book protest yields action

The world’s self-proclaimed largest bookstore has one less book on its shelf following a nationwide protest launched by Charles Colson,... [READ MORE]

Conferences | Jan. 27 2000

State Baptist papers adopt principles

The Association of State Baptist Papers adopted a statement of principles during their annual meeting, Jan. 12-15, in Kona, Hawaii, pledging... [READ MORE]

Financial | Jan. 27 2000

ExxonMobile withdraws ‘partner’ benefits

IRVING, Texas — The ExxonMobil Corporation has decided to discontinue granting “domestic partner” benefits to unmarried partners... [READ MORE]

Gender/Sexual Issues | Jan. 27 2000

Supreme Court considers protesters’ rights

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Jan. 19 over the limits that might be placed on the free-speech rights of demonstrators... [READ MORE]