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Mail-order abortion pill a concern; New biography or Elisabeth Elliot released

Women in states that have outlawed abortion are ordering abortion pills through the mail from out-of-state doctors and oftentimes foreign countries. The death toll from the major Sept. 8 earthquake in Morocco has climbed beyond 3,000. The view from the audience is not always accurate and certainly never complete. And the same can be said of viewing the life of Elisabeth Elliot.

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Army outreach sees 150 saved, Morocco earthquake update, digital outreach

Chaplain (CPT) Logan Lair recently baptized more than 150 U.S. Army soldiers as a part of summer chapel services during basic training in Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. Moroccan officials say more than 2,900 people have been killed due to the devastating quake. Church leader Chuck Lawless has great concerns about how the use of digital media and communication will affect the next generation and that includes leaders inside the church.

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9/11 anniversary, Morocco earthquake, and Hurricane Idalia response

For many who lived through 9/11, the 22nd anniversary of the far-reaching tragedy is now a day to reflect. The Moroccan state news agency says around 2,800 people have been killed by an earthquake in the country on Sept. 9. FBC Madison (FL) has provided around 1,000 meals to those in need following Hurricane Idalia.

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SBC Pres. Shares Optimism for Future, Toddlers to Learn Biblical Worldview & Fears for an Internet Generation

Southern Baptist Convention President Bart Barber shared his optimistic outlook for the future as he visited the offices of the North American Mission Board (NAMB) Wednesday (Sept. 6). Children begin developing a worldview as early as 15 months old, and parents are doing a poor job of discipling children during formative years, researcher George Barna said in his latest findings. And, veteran church leader Chuck Lawless has some concerns about a generation of church leaders raised in the Internet age.

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Pastor and Assistant Chief Serve in Maui Fire, Sharing Christ with Haitians & Trends in the Local Church

Henry Lindo, serves as both pastor of Kaunakakai Baptist Church and assistant chief of operations for the Maui County Fire Department. Bethel Evangelical Baptist Church in Delray, Florida is trying to serve Haitians and share the hope of Christ with the island nation. And, Lifeway Research says there are encouraging trends in the local church. Aaron Earls writes that local church are seeing attendance to continue to rebound.

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Hmong Youth Bridge Generation Gaps, Finding and Keeping Volunteers & Workaholism Not Acceptable

Language is a distinct bond among Hmong people, who have no official homeland today, but generally trace their ancestry to China 4,000 years ago. Every church needs volunteers. Recruiting those volunteers is one of the most difficult tasks in the church’s ministry. And, do you find yourself digging for time off for rest and reset? In the Baptist Press Toolbox, Todd Gray offers suggestions on you avoid working too much and find time for rest.

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A Church’s Faith Amidst Hurricane Destruction, Senior Adult Church Holds VBS for Kids & Boring Sermons

Hurricane Idalia’s strong winds may have toppled the steeple on Lakeside Baptist Church in Perry, but the storm did nothing to topple the faith of Lakeside members. Green Valley Baptist Church, located in a senior adult community 30 minutes south of Tucson, Arizone and next door to Sahuarita, a newer community filled with young families, VBS is the event of the summer. And, every pastor preaches a boring sermon from time to time. What do you do if that’s your pastor?

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Celebrating Labor Day & The Legacy of Pearl Goode

Observed the first Monday in September, Labor Day is an annual celebration of the social and economic achievements of American workers. And, Pearl Goode was a recent widow and retired nurse in her 60s from nearby Pasadena when she joined hundreds of intercessors in the prayer tent at the Los Angeles Billy Graham Crusade in 1949.

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