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FAIRHOPE, Ala. (RNS) For the Rev. Jerry Henry, pastor of First Baptist
Church of Fairhope, being Southern Baptist is a defining aspect of life.
He embraces the denomination's conservative social values, extols its
evangelism -- "We reach out to people instead of waiting for them to come to
us" -- and identifies with its name.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (RNS) Gov. Robert Bentley, who came under fire earlier
this year for telling non-Christians that "you're not my brother and
you're not my sister," twice referred to Jews on Tuesday (May 3) as his
"brothers and sisters" during a Holocaust remembrance event.