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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 Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 12:21pm
At the request of municipal and federal agencies, faith-based organizations in Albuquerque, N.M., including the Baptist Convention of New Mexico, are helping to house and feed more than 400 asylum-seeking migrants from South and Central America.<br>

BP News Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 11:53am
After the U.S. Supreme Court granted a stay of execution to a Buddhist prisoner in Texas, the state moved to restrict the religious exercise of all death row inmates. The decision has drawn various opinions and debate.<br>

BP News Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 10:50am
Ashley Virto, who came to Christ during Vacation Bible School as a teenager, now has a sense of call to children's ministry and is using her fluency in Spanish to train VBS workers.<br>

BP News Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 10:31am
"The times are more urgent than they have ever been," David Jeremiah writes, "and our response is more important than ever … that we take the Gospel across the street and across the seas as never before."<br>

BP News Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 4:11pm
Bert Langley lives just two miles from Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, the latest building destroyed in a series of fires at black Baptist churches in St. Landry Parish, La. Langley is mobilizing Southern Baptists to help meet the congregations' needs.<br>

BP News Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 3:33pm
There's a deacon in Uganda who will gladly pray for church members who pay a few shillings; another teaches John the Baptist was born of a virgin birth. These are examples of why theological training in sub-Saharan Africa is critical, IMB missionaries say.<br>

BP News Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 3:03pm
Despite the U.S. Supreme Court's refusal this month to dismiss Planned Parenthood's lawsuit against pro-life activist David Daleiden, other pro-lifers say videos Daleiden released in 2015 have advanced the crusade against abortion.<br>

BP News Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 2:17pm
Adopt a "big God theology," church planter Heiden Ratner said as the featured speaker during the North American church planting emphasis at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.<br>

BP News Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 12:43pm
Douglas A. Sweeney from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School has been named as the second dean of Beeson Divinity School in Birmingham, Ala., succeeding Timothy George who will retire at the end of the academic year.<br>

BP News Monday, April 8, 2019 - 4:54pm
Steve Horn has been nominated by the Louisiana Baptist Convention's search committee to succeed executive director David Hankins, who retires June 30.<br>

BP News Monday, April 8, 2019 - 4:37pm
Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee President-elect Ronnie Floyd relayed a providential turn of events in submitting his resignation to Cross Church of northwest Arkansas during his April 7 sermon. He received a standing ovation as he fought back tears.<br>

BP News Monday, April 8, 2019 - 3:08pm
A kidnapped Malaysian pastor was abducted by police for allegedly proselytizing Muslims, Malaysia's human rights commission has concluded following a two-year investigation.<br>

BP News Monday, April 8, 2019 - 2:47pm
Southern Baptist and other evangelical leaders will issue a statement April 11 on the rising area of technology known as artificial intelligence.<br>

BP News Monday, April 8, 2019 - 2:10pm
Ernie Myers, founding executive director of the Nevada Baptist Convention, died Tuesday, April 2, in Plano, Texas. He was 93.<br>

BP News Monday, April 8, 2019 - 10:17am
Ronnie Floyd gives an overview of the Southern Baptist Convention's Executive Committee as its new president.<br>

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