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W. A. Criswell

Wallie Amos Criswell (December 19, 1909 – January 10, 2002), was an American pastor, author, and a two-term elected president of the Southern Baptist Convention from 1968 to 1970. [1]

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Armageddon

Armageddon (from Ἁαρμαγεδών. Harmagedōn, Late Latin: Armagedōn) will be, according to the Book of Revelation, the site of a gathering of armies for a battle during the end times, variously interpreted as either a literal or a symbolic location.

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Baylor University

Baylor University is a private Baptist university in Waco, Texas.

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Biblical inerrancy

Biblical inerrancy, as formulated in the "Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy", is the doctrine that the Bible "is without error or fault in all its teaching"; or, at least, that "Scripture in the original manuscripts does not affirm anything that is contrary to fact".

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Billy Graham

William Franklin "Billy" Graham, Jr., KBE (born November 7, 1918) is an American evangelical Christian evangelist, ordained as a Southern Baptist minister, who rose to celebrity status in 1949 reaching a core constituency of middle-class, moderately conservative Protestants.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky

Bowling Green is a city in and the county seat of Warren County, Kentucky, United States.

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Brown v. Board of Education

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka,, was a landmark United States Supreme Court case in which the Court declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students to be unconstitutional.

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Bullitt County, Kentucky

Bullitt County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky located in the far western Bluegrass region known as the Knobs.

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California

California is a state located on the West Coast of the United States.

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California Baptist University

California Baptist University (Cal Baptist or CBU) is a private, Christian, liberal arts university located in Riverside, California, United States.

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Catholic Church

The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is, the largest Christian church, with more than 1.25 billion members worldwide.

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Chickasha, Oklahoma

Chickasha is a city in and the county seat of Grady County, Oklahoma, United States.

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Conservatism

Conservatism as a political and social philosophy promotes retaining traditional social institutions in the context of culture and civilization.

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Crisis pregnancy center

A crisis pregnancy center (CPC), sometimes called a pregnancy resource center (PRC), is a type of non-profit organization established to counsel pregnant women against having an abortion.

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Criswell College

Criswell College is a Christian liberal arts college and divinity school in Old East Dallas, Texas.

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Dallam County, Texas

Dallam County is a county located in the northwestern corner of the U.S. state of Texas.

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Dallas

Dallas is a major city in Texas and is the largest urban center of the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States.

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De jure

De jure (Classical Latin: de iúre) is an expression that means "of right, by right, according to law" (literally "from law"), as contrasted with de facto, which means "in fact, in reality" (literally "from fact").

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Democratic Party (United States)

The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party to its right.

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Dispensationalism

Dispensationalism is a Christian evangelical, futurist, Biblical interpretation that believes that God has related to human beings in different ways under different Biblical covenants in a series of "dispensations," or periods in history.

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Doctor of Philosophy

A Doctor of Philosophy degree (often abbreviated Ph.D., PhD, D.Phil., or DPhil) or a Doctorate of Philosophy, from the Latin Doctor Philosophiae, is a type of doctorate awarded by universities in many countries.

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Eldorado, Oklahoma

Eldorado is a town in Jackson County, Oklahoma, United States.

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Electoral College (United States)

The United States Electoral College is the institution that elects the President and Vice President of the United States every four years.

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Episcopal Church (United States)

The Episcopal Church (TEC), less commonly known by its other official title, the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America (PECUSA or ECUSA), is the United States-based member church of the worldwide Anglican Communion.

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Evangelicalism

Evangelicalism, Evangelical Christianity, or Evangelical Protestantism is a worldwide, transdenominational movement within Protestant Christianity, maintaining that the essence of the gospel consists in the doctrine of salvation by grace through faith in Jesus Christ's atonement.

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First Baptist Academy of Dallas

First Baptist Academy of Dallas (commonly FBA) is a Biblically integrated, college preparatory school located in Downtown Dallas, Texas.

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Fort Bend County, Texas

Fort Bend County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas.

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George H. W. Bush

George Herbert Walker Bush (born June 12, 1924) is an American politician who served as the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1993, and the 43rd Vice President of the United States (1981–1989).

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George Washington Truett

George Washington Truett, also known as George W. Truett (May 6, 1867 – July 7, 1944), was an American clergyman who was the pastor of the First Baptist Church of Dallas, Texas, from 1897 until 1944, and the president of the Southern Baptist Convention from 1927 to 1929.

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Georgia (U.S. state)

Georgia is a state located in the southeastern United States.

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Gerald Ford

Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. (born Leslie Lynch King Jr.; July 14, 1913 – December 26, 2006) was an American politician who served as the 38th President of the United States from 1974 to 1977.

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Governor

A governor is, in most cases, a public official with the power to govern the executive branch of a non-sovereign or sub-national level of government, ranking under the head of state.

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Grady County, Oklahoma

Grady County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma.

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Great Tribulation

In Christian eschatology, the great tribulation (θλίψις μεγάλη, thlipsis megalē) is a period mentioned by Jesus in the Olivet discourse as a sign that would occur in the time of the end.

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Jack Tar Hotels

Jack Tar Hotels was a major hotel chain in the United States until 1997, when they were sold to Allegro.

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Jackson County, Oklahoma

Jackson County is a county located in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Oklahoma.

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Jesus

Jesus (Ἰησοῦς; 7–2 BC to AD 30–33), also referred to as Jesus of Nazareth or Jesus Christ, is the central figure of Christianity, whom the teachings of most Christian denominations hold to be the Son of God.

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Jimmy Carter

James Earl Carter, Jr. (born October 1, 1924) is an American politician and author who served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981.

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KCBI

KCBI is an FM radio station in the Dallas/Fort Worth area in Texas, transmitting on 90.9 FM and is owned under a joint venture of Criswell College and First Baptist Church in Dallas.

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Kentucky

Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.

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Louisville, Kentucky

Louisville (generally pronounced or by natives, and by others) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the 30th-most populous city in the United States.

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Megachurch

A megachurch is an American term for a church having 2,000 or more people in average weekend attendance.

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Mount Washington, Kentucky

Mount Washington is a home rule-class city in northeast Bullitt County, Kentucky, in the United States.

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Muskogee, Oklahoma

Muskogee is a city inside Muskogee County, Oklahoma, United States.

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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is an African-American civil rights organization in the United States, formed in 1909 by Moorfield Storey, Mary White Ovington and W. E. B. Du Bois.

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Oakland, Kentucky

Oakland is a 6th-class city in Warren County, Kentucky, in the United States.

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Oklahoma

Oklahoma (Cherokee: Asgaya gigageyi / ᎠᏍᎦᏯ ᎩᎦᎨᏱ; or translated ᎣᎦᎳᎰᎹ (òɡàlàhoma), Pawnee: Uukuhuúwa, Cayuga: Gahnawiyoˀgeh) is a state located in the South Central United States.

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Pastor

A pastor (UK:; US) is usually an ordained leader of a Christian congregation.

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Patriarch

Originally, a patriarch was a man who exercised autocratic authority as a pater familias over an extended family.

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Pecan Grove, Texas

Pecan Grove is a census-designated place and master-planned community within the extraterritorial jurisdiction of Richmond in Fort Bend County, Texas, United States.

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Perseverance of the saints

Perseverance of the saints (also referred to as eternal security as well as the corollary—though distinct—doctrine known as "Once Saved, Always Saved") is a teaching that asserts that once persons are truly "born of God", or "regenerated" nothing in heaven or earth "shall be able to separate (them) from the love of God" (Romans 8:39).

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Postmillennialism

In Christian end-times theology, (eschatology), postmillennialism is an interpretation of chapter 20 of the Book of Revelation which sees Christ's second coming as occurring after (Latin post-) the "Millennium", a Golden Age in which Christian ethics prosper.

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Premillennialism

Premillennialism, in Christian eschatology, is the belief that Jesus will physically return to the earth before the Millennium, a literal thousand-year golden age of peace.

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President of the United States

The President of the United States of America (POTUS) is the elected head of state and head of government of the United States.

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Racial segregation

Segregation is separation of humans into racial groups in daily life.

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Ralph Carmichael

Ralph Carmichael (born 28 May 1927, Quincy, Illinois) is a composer and arranger of both secular pop music and contemporary Christian music, being regarded as one of the pioneers of the latter genre as well as the father of Christian rock.

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Rapture

In Christian eschatology the rapture refers to the belief that either before, or simultaneously with, the Second Coming of Jesus Christ to earth, believers who have died will be raised and believers who are still alive and remain shall be caught up together with them (the resurrected dead believers) in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air.

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Religious denomination

A religious denomination is a subgroup within a religion that operates under a common name, tradition, and identity.

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Republican Party (United States)

The Republican Party, commonly referred to as GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.

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Rick Warren

Richard Duane "Rick" Warren (born January 28, 1954) is an American evangelical Christian pastor and author.

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Roe v. Wade

Roe v. Wade,, is a landmark decision by the United States Supreme Court on the issue of abortion.

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Ronald Reagan

Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was an American politician, commentator, and actor, who served as the 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989.

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Saddleback Church

Saddleback Church is an evangelical Christian megachurch located in Lake Forest, California, situated in southern Orange County, affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention.

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Salvation

Salvation (Latin salvatio; Greek sōtēria; Hebrew yeshu'ah) is being saved or protected from harm or being saved or delivered from some dire situation.

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San Francisco

San Francisco, officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California and the only consolidated city-county in California.

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South Carolina

South Carolina is a state in the southeastern United States, bordered to the north by North Carolina, to the south and west by Georgia across the Savannah River, and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean.

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South Carolina General Assembly

The South Carolina General Assembly, also called the South Carolina Legislature, is the state legislature of the U.S. state of South Carolina.

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Southern Baptist Convention

The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) is a Christian denomination based in the United States of America.

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Southern Baptist Convention conservative resurgence

The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) experienced an intense struggle for control of the resources.

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Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (SBTS), in Louisville, Kentucky, is the oldest of the six seminaries affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC).

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Texas

Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second most populous and second largest state of the United States of America.

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Texas Panhandle

The Texas Panhandle is a region of the U.S. state of Texas consisting of the northernmost twenty-six counties in the state.

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Texline, Texas

Texline is a town in northwestern Dallam County, Texas, United States.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.

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The Purpose Driven Church

The Purpose Driven Church (1995) is a book written by Rick Warren, founder and senior pastor of Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California, United States.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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Waco, Texas

Waco is a city which is the county seat of McLennan County, Texas, United States.

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Warren County, Kentucky

Warren County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky.

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Western Kentucky University

Western Kentucky University is a public university in Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W._A._Criswell

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