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The 'forgotten' mark young couple's ministry Eric and Brittany Gibbs seek the "forgotten" in their ministry to Native Americans in Arizona as well as opening their family to adoption and foster care. Gibbs, a recent graduate of Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary's campus in Phoenix, said his studies strengthened his calling "to relate to and minister to other cultures."<br>
Mo. appeals court orders foundation's return The Missouri Baptist Convention's governance of the Missouri Baptist Foundation must be restored, the Missouri Court of Appeals -- Western District ruled May 24. The decision is among an array of court proceedings stemming from actions by breakaway trustees of the foundation, with $150 million in assets, and four other Missouri Baptist Convention entities in 2000-2001.<br>
All need religious liberty, Baptist, others contend Religious leaders with widely diverse views called for freedom for all faith groups, not just their own, in a May 23 panel discussion sponsored by the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission.
Publicity surrounding Chibok girl's escape questioned The escape of a Chibok schoolgirl from Boko Haram is being exploited by the Nigerian government as an accomplishment in efforts to recover more than 200 girls still missing in the 2014 abduction, sources told Baptist Press.
Native American, Liberian tie missions to Ed.D. degrees Jennifer Barnett, a Native American, and David Tokpah, from Liberia, Africa, connected missions to their studies toward doctorate of education degrees from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.<br>
FIRST-PERSON: Loving the misfits Identifying and ministering to those on the fringe of society is paramount for student ministers, Jonathon Duke writes. Through compassionate outreach, the Atlanta-area student minister writes, "we can see more and more of them becoming the catalysts that cause the rest of the crowd to praise God for what He is doing."<br>
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