Baptist Historical Sites in Downtown Birmingham

Baptists from around the nation are gathering in Birmingham for two meetings this month. Southern Baptists will convene here June 9 - 12. Cooperative Baptists follow June 17 - 21. Attendees will spend much of their time inside the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Center. But if they have time to explore the streets of downtown Birmingham, …

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David Platt’s Reflection on the President’s Surprise Visit

As I discussed in my previous post, President Donald Trump stopped in at McLean Bible Church yesterday to receive prayer. The church's pastor, David Platt, has posted a letter to his congregation about the event. Platt's letter makes clear that the purpose of the president's visit was to be prayed for, not to pray for …

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Trump’s Unusual Brief Visit to Church

Yesterday afternoon was surely one of the odder moments in the history of presidential churchgoing. Returning from midday golf game at the Trump National Golf Club in Loudoun County, Virginia, the President stopped at McLean Bible Church at 2:20 pm to appear in a regularly scheduled Sunday service that started at 1:00 pm. The church …

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