Russian Baptist leader concerned about U.S. aggression in Ukraine

A Russian Baptist leader says his country’s chilling relations with the United States is uncomfortably reminiscent of feelings during the Cold War.

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SBC public policy chief says God at work in Washington

Russell Moore says he sees God working in places “most distant from Christianity,” while those “that are kind of close to a Christian worldview” are “the hardest to the gospel right now.”

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Catholic University President John Garvey, Yeshiva University President Richard Joel and Baylor University President and Chancellor Ken Starr discuss the state of higher education and the calling of faith-based universities Feb 4. (Photo by Robert Rogers/Baylor Marketing and Communications)
Catholic University President John Garvey, Yeshiva University President Richard Joel and Baylor University President and Chancellor Ken Starr discuss the state of higher education and the calling of faith-based universities Feb 4. (Photo by Robert Rogers/Baylor Marketing and Communications)

Faith-based education offers ‘ethical ammo’ for American society, say university presidents

Heads of Baptist, Catholic and Jewish universities agree religious higher education is essential for the country’s health.

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Huckabee preaches at Southern Baptist megachurch

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee preached at First Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Fla., during a book tour widely viewed as a prelude to a run for president.

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Obama praises church/state separation at prayer breakfast

President Obama condemned those who commit violence in the name of God in a National Prayer Breakfast address.  

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BJC, others, oppose North Carolina voucher plan

Religious liberty and civil-liberties groups have asked the North Carolina Supreme Court to uphold a lower-court decision that the state’s school voucher law is unconstitutional.  

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Huckabee stumps at N.C. Baptist church

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee stopped by a prominent Southern Baptist church in North Carolina while on a high-profile book tour fueled by expectation that he will run for president in 2016.

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Georgia Baptists divided over religious liberty bill

Leaders of the Georgia Baptist Convention say legislation is needed to prevent discrimination against Christians. A Baptist attorney says it makes it harder to convict those who try to use religious teaching as an excuse for child abuse.

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Georgia Baptist clergy oppose ‘religious liberty’ bill

Baptists in Georgia are lining up on opposite sides of a so-called religious liberty bill that opponents say could be used as a license to discriminate.

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Nigerian Baptist leader says world ignoring Boko Haram

Since receiving international condemnation for kidnapping more than 200 schoolgirls last April, the extremist Islamic insurgency has only gotten stronger.

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