Monday, November 6, 2017

The Rural Church: A Special House of Prayer


NEWS
Texas Shooting Kills 26 at Southern Baptist Church
Tragedy at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs is deadliest attack on a house of worship in US history.
Jeremy Weber and Kate Shellnutt
During its 11 a.m. worship service, a Southern Baptist church in rural Texas suffered not only America's latest mass shooting but the deadliest church shooting in US history. The Texas tragedy is only the 14th mass murder at an American house of worship since 1963, according to statistics compiled by church security expert Carl Chinn. It is also the deadliest shooting in the Lone Star State, taking place on the anniversary of the Fort Hood shooting that killed 13 people on an Army base in 2009. continue reading >>


News
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Excerpt
The Rural Church: A Special House of Prayer
An excerpt from "God's Country."
 
News
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Conservative Christians respond also to proposed changes on adoption credits and pulpit politics.
 
Women
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Chinese pastors' wives struggle with something more personal than political oppression.
 
The Exchange
The Martyr's Oath, an Interview with Johnnie Moore on the Persecuted Church
The persecuted church calls the free church to live for the Jesus they are willing to die for
 
Pivot
Signs Of Life: 7 Ways To Find A Great Small Church To Attend And Serve
Look for a church that does small church things well, instead of trying to do big church things on a smaller scale.

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