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In New Book, R. Albert Mohler Jr. Explains Why The Apostles’ Creed is Above All Other Church Statements and Confessions

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Among all the statements and confessions in the history of the church, the Apostles’ Creed stands above them all, R. Albert Mohler Jr. writes in a new book seeking to rekindle a love for the creed nearly 2,000 years after its writing.
Recited in churches of all traditions and varieties across the world — and in every commencement ceremony at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary — the Apostles’ Creed has long been considered the basic teaching of Christianity.
It is much more than a historical document but a deeply compelling and transformative link between Christians old and new, Mohler, president of Southern Seminary, writes in “The Apostles’ Creed: Discovering Authentic Christianity in an Age of Counterfeits,” released by Thomas Nelson publishers.
As the oldest creed in Chris...

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Black Alumni & Head of National African American Fellowship Say History of Slavery and Racism at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Needed to Be Told

Slavery and racism once supported by the Southern Baptist Convention’s oldest seminary needed to be documented for history’s sake, black alumni and a representative of nearly 4,000 black pastors told Baptist Press.
In this month annually dedicated to black history, the leaders are lauding Southern Baptist Theological Seminary President R. Albert Mohler Jr. for initiating the report dating to the racism and slave ownership of SBTS founding fathers.
“Dr. Mohler’s commissioning the study and releasing the internal report on the history of slavery and racism at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary is clear leadership akin to the men of Issachar,” said Marshal Ausberry, president of the National African American Fellowship of the SBC, referencing 1 Chronicles 12:32. “Dr...

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WATCH: Virginia Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam and Delegate Kathy Tran Defend Bill Allowing Abortion for Women in Labor, Says ‘My Bill Would Allow’ Abortion Even as Woman is ‘Dilating’ Before Giving Birth

Virginia Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam, Democratic candidate for governor, delivers remarks before introducing former U.S. President Barack Obama to speak at a rally with supporters in Richmond, Virginia, U.S. October 19, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Outrage mounted to a fever-pitch Wednesday as conservatives voiced opposition to a new bill proposed in the Virginia legislature that would’ve allowed abortions up to 40 weeks of pregnancy and permit abortions outside of a hospital during the second trimester.
Virginia Democrat Delegate Kathy Tran, who proposed the currently defeated bill, explained in a viral video during a subcommittee hearing last week that the bill would also allow women to decide if they want to have an abortion as they dilate ahead of giving birth.
In the video, ch...

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