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  • 'Fragments of Truth' film shows Bible's reliability

    by Diana Chandler, posted Thursday, April 19, 2018 (6 hours ago)

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    DENVER (BP) -- Detailed examination of the earliest New Testament manuscripts in the upcoming "Fragments of Truth" documentary proves the reliability and viability of the Gospels, evangelical scholar and lead film commentator Craig Evans told Baptist Press.

    "The documentary concludes rightly with a lot of support that the manuscripts are very old, and they are well done, they're reliable, they do preserve the original wording of the Greek New Testament," said Evans, professor of Christian origins at Houston Baptist University. Read More

  • She Reads Truth Bible arrives with a flurry for B&H

    by Aaron Earls, posted Friday, May 05, 2017 (one year ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- A boom in Bible sales wasn't in the projections.

    The She Reads Truth Bible was a key factor in lifting the B&H Publishing Group to more Bible sales in three weeks than it expected to sell in four months.

    The new release set a record for most Bibles purchased during a pre-sale effort, reported Trevin Wax, Bible and reference publisher at LifeWay Christian Resources. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: United by truth

    by Joshua Crutchfield, posted Monday, March 20, 2017 (one year ago)

    Joshua Crutchfield notes that the truth -- Jesus is Lord -- can unite Southern Baptists so that "all people might hear His name and have the opportunity to receive new life .... If we must fight, let it be against the darkness of this world." Read More

  • Campaign against state lottery gets key push from churches

    by Todd Starnes, posted Monday, November 04, 2002 (15 years ago)

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--With the battle against a proposed state lottery in its final weekend, numerous pastors and gambling opponents urged churches throughout Tennessee to let their voice be heard in the Nov. 5 general election. Read More

  • ANALYSIS: States lose big with lotteries, according to economic studies

    by Staff, posted Monday, October 07, 2002 (15 years ago)

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--Citizens in Tennessee will decide Nov. 5 whether to approve a state lottery, and many Southern Baptists are among those working to defeat the proposal. While there are a number of valid moral arguments against a lottery, there also are compelling economic reasons to oppose a lottery. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Enron & a state lottery have striking similarities

    by Rodney K. Smith, posted Monday, October 07, 2002 (15 years ago)

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (BP)--In law, the strongest witness is one who testifies against his own interest. As one who teaches in and is wholeheartedly committed to public higher education, I am an apparent beneficiary of revenues generated from a proposed state lottery. It might be assumed, therefore, that I should write in favor of the lottery. I cannot do so. Read More

  • Baptists flood state with anti-lottery publications

    by Staff, posted Friday, September 06, 2002 (15 years ago)

    BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (BP)--The Tennessee Baptist Convention began distributing 3.2 million anti-lottery church bulletin inserts and 75,000 copies of a 32-page anti-lottery magazine Sept. 4 in a campaign encouraging fellow citizens to vote against a state lottery on Nov. 5 and keep Tennessee gambling-free. Read More