Directors of the Alliance of Baptists have countered doomsday prophecies with a “Statement of Hope for a World in Crisis.”

Published in Organizations
Wednesday, 10 September 2014 13:54

Wolfhart Pannenberg, R.I.P.

The influential theologian’s death Sept. 5 is a loss to Christian academia.

Published in Commentaries
Thursday, 21 August 2014 12:43

Eyes wide open

Did Jesus learn something the day he encountered a Canaanite woman? Maybe.

Published in Talk With the Preacher
Monday, 23 June 2014 20:21

Vital Christianity: As I see it

An effort to describe vital Christianity in 12 key characteristics, beginning with passionate love of God and neighbor. 

Southern Baptists believe heaven is for real, but not because they saw it in a movie.

Published in Organizations

Author and pop culture critic Greg Garrett ponders what it says about someone who believes heaven includes none of their enemies or is merely a continuation of life on earth.

Published in Theology

In writing and in the pulpit, Baptist Pastor Susan Sparks argues that the church and Hollywood have done the world a disservice by depicting Jesus Christ as a white man, when in fact he was a Jew from Palestine.

Published in People

Rob Nash participated in an academic peace delegation to Iran, spending several days last month meeting with Iranian government, academic and religious leaders, often drawing on his Baptist faith to answer questions about religious liberty. 

Published in People
Friday, 03 January 2014 12:05

Rethinking the sacredness of marriage

It is not unusual for a celebrity’s short-term “hook up” to be considered a marriage, while a 35-year committed relationship between two persons of the same gender is not.

Published in Commentaries

Recent controversy over a TV reality show is part of a battle that has been going on throughout Christian history.

Published in Commentaries
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