Latest First Baptist Church Stories

2014-04-15 20:22:22

Saturday's Race to Benefit Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity DALLAS, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Organizers expect as many as 1,000 competitors Saturday in the First Dallas Easter Run, which features a four-mile course that begins and ends at First Baptist Church and winds through downtown and uptown. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140415/73790 First Baptist officials said they believe this is the first time an Easter run has been held in downtown Dallas. More than 600...

2014-04-09 12:27:50

Race Benefiting Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity Will Wind through Downtown and Uptown DALLAS, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 11,000-member First Baptist Church of Dallas, covering six blocks of downtown, will host a four-mile run in the city on the Saturday before Easter. An inaugural event for the church, the First Dallas Easter Run, which will benefit the Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity, will be held April 19. The course will begin and end at the Jeffress Fountain Plaza on...

2014-01-06 12:26:13

For the first time in history, a U.S. president has openly proposed altering one of God's fundamental laws. What does that mean for the future of America? Will there be biblical repercussions? NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Robert Jeffress, senior pastor of the 11,000-member First Baptist Church of Dallas, Texas, has received more national media exposure than any other pastor in the past year. His newest book, Perfect Ending (Worthy Publishing, January 2014),...

2010-10-30 16:36:00

DALLAS, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- With a snap, crackle and boom, four buildings in downtown Dallas imploded this morning as most area residents were starting their day. First Baptist Church of Dallas, a part of the cityscape since 1868, took another step toward recreating its facilities by demolishing the aging buildings Saturday morning. And when the dust settled, the sunlight shone brightly on the steeple of the historic sanctuary, which will remain a vital part of the 21st century...

2009-11-01 18:12:00

DALLAS, Nov. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The congregation of First Baptist Church Dallas today overwhelmingly affirmed recommended plans to proceed with a $130 million capital campaign to build an expansive new 1.5 million square foot, state-of-the-art campus, making it the largest church building program in modern history, according to church fundraising experts. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091101/DA03032) "First Baptist's building program is not an end in itself, it is a means...

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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
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