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EDITORIAL: A note that says so much

Will you encourage others to read the Western Recorder? Will you consider giving a “Mustard Seed” gift, too, to help future generations discover the importance of missions and ministry?

Exec. Committee marks 100 years 'behind the scenes'

The Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee’s 100th anniversary will be marked by a “low-key” celebration, says EC President Frank Page, because by design the committee has never been characterized by publicity and attention.

Texas gov. signs bill to 'shield' pastors' sermons

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has signed legislation that prohibits Texas government agencies from subpoenaing the sermons of religious leaders.

Trump budget would double abstinence education funds

President Trump’s proposed 2018 federal budget has drawn praise from advocates of teen sexual abstinence for asking Congress to double the percentage of sex education funds devoted to abstinence-based approaches.

Glen Dale client becomes first high school grad in her family

After a traumatic childhood, Laura now holds the honorable distinction of becoming the very first high school graduate in her family.

Eastern Ky. association holds food drive

The South District Baptist Association is helping to diminish food insecurity in Eastern Kentucky by hosting an annual Souper Bowl Food Drive.

SBTS names Parker, Hall as senior VPs

Two senior vice presidents have been named at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary: Craig Parker as senior vice president of institutional administration, and Matthew Hall in a newly created role as senior vice president for academic strategy.

Churches up; baptisms & membership down

Southern Baptists experienced growth in the number of churches that cooperate with the SBC in 2016, according to the latest Annual Church Profile report.