Bob Allen

Bob Allen

Bob Allen is news editor of Baptist News Global.

Baptist church holds same-sex wedding

A bride in the first same-sex wedding ceremony at Crescent Hill Baptist Church says coming to terms with her sexuality while studying at Southern Seminary in the late 1980s turned her life around.

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BJC program will equip young professionals for religious liberty advocacy

The new BJC Fellows Program offers young professionals the opportunity to deepen their historical, theological and legal understanding of religious liberty and develop skills to advocate for the cause throughout their careers.

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Triple-murder suspect captured as Baptist church mourns

Details emerged over the weekend about a triple murder at a Southern Baptist church in Florida.

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Triple slaying touches three Florida Baptist churches

One lost its pastor, another is consoling a pastor whose daughter is now a widow and a third has family connections to the murder suspect.

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Should churches ditch the stand-and-greet?

A Southern Baptist Convention leader says the widely used ritual can be off-putting to first-time visitors.

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SBC leader Russell Moore denounces Eric Garner grand jury decision

The head of Southern Baptists’ moral concerns agency says there are still “unreconstructed racists” in America, including some who “sit in pews.”

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Faith groups support tax break for Americans with disabilities

A rare show of bipartisanship in Congress bodes well for legislation aimed at improving the lives of up to 54 million Americans living with disabilities.

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Baptists oppose discrimination ordinance in Arkansas

Southern Baptists say they are optimistic voters will repeal a controversial civil rights ordinance in Fayetteville, Ark.

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ERLC supports woman claiming discrimination for being pregnant

Southern Baptists’ moral-concerns agency asked the Supreme Court to protect pregnant women from workplace discrimination.

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Baptist group receives $182 million from feds to care for immigrant children

As partnerships between government and the private sector become more commonplace, the question of taxpayer funding of religious groups gets complicated.

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