It’s hurtful when people hate you just because of who you are.

Published in Talk With the Preacher
Friday, 15 March 2013 11:35

School adding transgender policy

A private Christian university is working to create a policy regarding transgender individuals as a sister school faces a lawsuit for dismissing a student.

Published in Social Issues
Tuesday, 12 March 2013 11:44

Poll: Gay-marriage right not absolute

American’s views on gay marriage are murky when it comes to distinguishing between services and legal rights, according to a new survey by LifeWay Research.

Published in Social Issues

Faith-based re-entry programs seek to reduce former inmates' chances of returning to prison.

Published in Social Issues
Wednesday, 27 February 2013 13:27

Expelled transgender student files suit

A California lawsuit claims that a Baptist university’s religious identity doesn’t give it a right to discriminate.

Published in Social Issues
Thursday, 14 February 2013 19:00

Working poor a ministry focus

Despite reports of economic recovery, the number of individuals in "working poor" families has reached almost 48 million.

Published in Social Issues
Wednesday, 30 January 2013 11:23

Activist hopeful about gay marriage

Maurice “Bojangles” Blanchard says the first step toward legalizing same-sex marriage is to change people’s hearts through relationships with others who are different from them.

Published in Social Issues
Wednesday, 16 January 2013 11:31

UK Baptist minister affirms gays

One of Britain’s best-known evangelicals has sparked controversy among a largely socially conservative faith community with comments supporting committed same-sex relationships.

Published in People
Monday, 14 January 2013 09:45

Wendell Berry expounds on gay marriage

A Kentucky farmer, essayist, writer and activist, sometimes described as a modern-day Thoreau, criticizes theological strategies used to marginalize gays.

Published in Social Issues
Friday, 07 December 2012 12:46

Video recalls ‘forgotten’ Pearl Harbor

“A Church Stands With Its People” tells the story of American Baptist missionaries who swam against the tide of public opinion by reaching out to persecuted Japanese-Americans caught up in World War II hysteria.

Published in History
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