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Ky. bill protects religious figures, organizations from performing gay marriages

State Rep. Addia Wuchner, R-Burlington, has filed a bill that would prevent the commonwealth from forcing religious figures or organizations from performing same sex marriages, and would protect such organizations and individuals from being sued if they refuse to perform such ceremonies.

Pastor's plan to raise the Christian flag

North Carolina pastor Rit Varriale wants to see churches fly the Christian flag above the American flag as a biblical statement, reversing flag etiquette that calls for the American flag to be flown in the prominent position.

Church-state separationist James Dunn dead at 83

The Rev. James M. Dunn, a religious liberty advocate who worked the corridors of Washington power for two decades to defend the separation of church and state, died on Saturday (July 4).

Ferguson Baptist honors members with Legacy Building

Ferguson Baptist Church dedicated its Legacy Building on May 17.The building was dedicated to two members, Z.M. Ford and Thomas Boone, for their dedication and hard work "behind the scenes," said Jason Moore, pastor of Ferguson Baptist for the last 10 years.

Former WR editor honored for lifetime achievement

Baptist Standard Editor Marv Knox has been named fourth recipient of the Greg Warner Lifetime Achievement Award in Religious Journalism by directors of Baptist News Global, a journalistic organization formed last year in a merger of Virginia's Religious Herald and Associated Baptist Press.

Harvie to focus on planting churches in the Northeast
Kentucky-based church planting strategist Aaron Harvie has broadened his role with the North American Mission Board, taking responsibility for getting new congregations started in the Northeast.