Monday, 04 November 2013 11:36

Teamwork needed to fight hunger: official

Hunger is more than just a health problem or a public policy problem. It is a moral problem, Melissa Rogers said at a recent hunger summit at Baylor University.

Published in Social Issues
Monday, 25 March 2013 12:32

Melissa Rogers speaks to press

A Baptist church-state expert named to head a White House office says she will bring a Baptist point of view but work with people of different faiths.

Published in Politics
Wednesday, 13 March 2013 11:06

Baptist named to White House post

A Baptist church-state specialist has been selected to head President Obama’s Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.

Published in People
Saturday, 28 March 2009 20:00

RIGHT or WRONG: Praying in school

My child’s kindergarten teacher taught him a prayer, which his class recites before lunch. Do you think that is OK, or should I talk to her?

Published in 2009 Archives
Wednesday, 03 October 2007 20:10

RIGHT OR WRONG: Prayer in public school

In the spring, a mass e-mailing circulated at the school where I teach. It reports a teacher's presentation to a school board. She says all the things expected from the teacher on a relatively small salary, and closes with “... and why can't I pray in school?” I believe material like this actually demeans prayer rather than uplifts it. Am I right?
Published in 2007 Archives