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Death and Dying | Jan. 13 2000

Abortion rates dropping, CDC says

The number of legal abortions in the United States dropped to its lowest rate in 20 years in 1997, the government’s Centers for Disease... [READ MORE]

National | Jan. 13 2000

Graham says Christians shouldn’t target groups

NEW YORK – Targeting Muslims and Jews for conversion is not the approach Billy Graham would take to Christian evangelism, he said in a... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 13 2000

Facing stress topic of upcoming conference

Strength Under Stress, a conference for pastors, staff members and their families, will be held Feb. 28 from 9 a.m. to 2:20 p.m. at Huffman Baptist... [READ MORE]

National News | Jan. 13 2000

Trend continues: Worship attendance declined in 1999

A new survey of Protestant churches says attendance at worship services during 1999 declined slightly in keeping with the trend of recent years.... [READ MORE]

National | Jan. 13 2000

‘Gospel is for everybody’

Southern Baptists’ focused efforts to share the gospel in Chicago are intended for everyone who will hear it – not any particular... [READ MORE]

Bible Study Tools | Jan. 13 2000

Spanish Bible tops 1 million

Less than a year after its launch, the Nueva Version Internacional (NVI) – a Spanish-language Bible produced by the International Bible... [READ MORE]

College and Career | Jan. 13 2000

Miami Baptist pastor killed in shooting spree

MIAMI – A Baptist pastor in Florida was among victims in a Dec. 26 shooting spree that left two dead and three seriously wounded before... [READ MORE]

National News | Jan. 13 2000

Ministers’ wives find new support through e-mail

Pastors’ wives as well as other vocational ministers’ wives across the Northwest Baptist Convention (NWBC) have begun using computer... [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]

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