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Final days of Jesus' life explored; critics challenged

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary professor Andreas Kostenberger and popular blogger and publisher Justin Taylor explore key events of Jesus' earthly life that are often overlooked by Bible students.
Attacks don't hinder Ukrainian Christians

Christians gathering to pray near a political rally site in one of Ukraine's eastern cities have come under numerous attacks -- even gunfire -- from protesters. Prayer tents have ministered to people in the midst of Ukraine's political revolution since late last year.
FIRST-PERSON: From tragedy to tourism

Columnist Marc Ira Hooks recounts his recent visit to Kiev and the disheartening commercialization of the city's fiery riots.
Moore, Obama meet on immigration reform

Southern Baptist ethicist Russell D. Moore and other religious leaders met with President Obama April 15 to discuss the continuing effort to pass immigration reform this year.
Hiring policies updated at Southern Seminary

In order to continue to "attract and retain a first-class academic faculty," President R. Albert Mohler Jr. said, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary's board of trustees approved updates to faculty employment policies and unified the graduate and undergraduate faculties during its April 14-15 meeting.
Baptists minister to fire victims in Chile

Baptists in Chile are providing food, supplies and the hope of Christ to victims of a large and fast-moving forest fire that has killed 15 and displaced at least 12,000 people in Valparaíso, Chile.
2nd VIEW: Warrens help others 1 year after son's suicide

On the first anniversary of their son's suicide, Saddleback Church founders Rick and Kay Warren are using the painful experience to uplift others, incorporating Facebook, YouTube, a mental health seminar and worship services scheduled at Saddleback campuses this Easter weekend.
Bible Study: April 20, 2014

CALL TO PRAYER: 'Lord, prepare me to be ...'

As our bodies are the temple of the Holy Spirit, the church is the body of Christ. "Lord, prepare me to be a sanctuary," should be our prayer, says Jimmy Draper, president emeritus of LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention.
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