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Star-spangled opportunities

By Diana Davis, Baptist Press PENSACOLA, Fla. (BP) -- As our country celebrates the Fourth of July, how will you shine for Jesus? Plan ahead to use one of these simple, fresh ideas as an individual, small group or church to show support for elected officials and those assigned to keep peace in your … [Read More...]

Global

American pastor Saeed Abedini

Abedini beating intensifies calls for release

By David Roach, Baptist Press TEHRAN, Iran (BP) - American pastor Saeed Abedini has been "viciously" beaten in the Iranian prison where he is being held for his Christian faith, the American Center for Law and Justice reported June 10, prompting renewed calls for Abedini's release as a condition of any nuclear … [Read More...]