Robert Dilday

Robert Dilday

Robert Dilday is editor in chief of Baptist News Global.

For 25 years Brent Walker has observed the religious-liberty landscape from a perch at the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty, just blocks from the U.S. Capitol and Supreme Court. He began in 1989 as associate general counsel then became general counsel in 1993 and executive director in 1999. We asked him to look back over his quarter-century on the “serpentine wall” of church-state separation.

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

Tuesday, 20 January 2015 11:04

Speaking up at the capitol

A pastor/farmer will advocate for Baptists’ religious liberty commitments at the Virginia legislature.

The former dean of Baylor’s Truett Seminary has been provost and executive vice president at Samford University since 2006.

In a Christmas statement, Russian Baptist leaders assert loyalty to country while urging peace.

Religious groups weighed in on Twitter after the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee's released its long-awaited report on the U.S. use of torture during the George W. Bush administration. While the full 6,000-page report is classified, a 525-page summary was released on Tuesday.

The report found that CIA leaders misled the public, used torture more frequently than previously reported, and used harsh torture practices not previously exposed.

Here's a sampling of religious voices tweeted in the days following the release.

 

Emile Sam-Peal, who heads the Lott Carey Mission School in Monrovia, says he’s eager to begin recovery work in the devastated country.

A look at the 21 initial members of the Baptist General Association of Virginia’s policy-setting body.

New approach will create a “more nimble” Baptist General Association of Virginia, say leaders.

The $11.5 million budget is a little more than $700,000 less than 2014.

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