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Here you will find the very latest news from the Baptist Press (BP), NAMB (North American Mission Board) and IMB (International Mission Board). Each entry includes the title, source and date of the article and a brief summary.

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BP News Friday, April 12, 2019 - 3:28pm
Abortion must be legalized by 2020 in South Korea after the country's Constitutional Court ruled April 11 that a 65-year-old ban on abortion there is unconstitutional.

BP News Friday, April 12, 2019 - 3:25pm
Most Protestant pastors feel confident about the discipleship taking place in their churches. But there's still plenty of room for growth, according to a new study from LifeWay Research.

BP News Friday, April 12, 2019 - 3:19pm
A new program by New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Leavell College will allow pastoral ministry students to earn both the bachelor of arts degree and the master of divinity degree in just five years.

BP News Friday, April 12, 2019 - 3:15pm
North Carolina pastor J.D. Greear will be nominated for a second term as president of the Southern Baptist Convention, Pennsylvania pastor K. Marshall Williams announced today (April 12).

BP News Friday, April 12, 2019 - 12:15pm
Missionary Jeremy Taliaferro remembers "mad-dash googling" on the Internet to find out who is Paul Chitwood. The International Mission Board's presidential search committee announced their candidate last November, and Taliaferro admitted at first he was a little underwhelmed. <br>But that was then.

BP News Friday, April 12, 2019 - 11:30am
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Thursday (April 12) signed into law a bill protecting unborn babies from abortion from the moment they have a detectable heartbeat, usually around six weeks of gestation.

BP News Friday, April 12, 2019 - 11:24am
Rhonda Harrington Kelley describes Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem in the days before His crucifixion as a call to "Prepare for the Savior," "Proclaim the message of salvation" and "Praise the King of Kings."

BP News Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 3:57pm
A 21-year-old white man is charged with arson in fires that destroyed three black Baptist churches in St. Landry Parish. Investigators reportedly haven't determined whether the fires were racially motivated.<br>

BP News Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 2:43pm
"A new day" and "a new beginning" are among the ways newly-seated trustees described meetings at two institutions that have been restored to the Missouri Baptist Convention after nearly two decades of legal battles.<br>

BP News Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 1:51pm
Assembling for its spring meeting on April 8-9, members of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's trustees adopted the Nashville Statement as an additional confessional statement and conducted other seminary business including budget approval, faculty moves and reelecting board officers.<br>

BP News Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 12:50pm
The public launch of the For the Mission campaign is just one way among many in which Danny Akin is continuing to cultivate an enduring Great Commission vision at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary as he marks his 15 years as president of the entity. <br>

BP News Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 11:18am
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is looking to "recalibrate and to reposition" itself in "every way to strengthen the core of what we do," SWBTS President Adam W. Greenway told trustees during their spring meeting, April 8-10.<br>

BP News Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 9:52am
When Christians fail to share their faith, Clara Molina writes, the "collective effect is that many people are remaining dead to God in their sins both now and for all eternity."<br>

BP News Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 4:18pm
Thousands of activists will attend pro-life prayer vigils outside Planned Parenthood clinics in 38 states Saturday (April 13), inspired by the movie "Unplanned," vigil organizers said.<br>

BP News Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 3:46pm
The Southern Baptist Convention's religious freedom entity and other advocacy organizations have expressed concern to the United Nations regarding the Malaysian government's continued refusal to protect the right of all citizens to practice their faith.<br>

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