Baptists should be in dialogue with Christians in other denominations — and also people of other faiths — because no single religious tradition can claim a monopoly on knowing God, a transgender Baptist minister said at an April 27 gathering called “Why…
Eisenhower used his first months to revolutionize how Americans understood the role of religion, effectively making piety and patriotism one and the same.
Even fans of McKibben may not know that the founder of the 350.org environmental nonprofit is also a religious man who has written passionately and extensively about the spiritual underpinnings of his drive to save the planet.
Please submit transitions — including staff changes, ordinations, anniversaries or deaths — to Barbara Francis. This page will be updated weekly. STAFF CHANGES Mary Alice Birdwhistell, to Calvary Baptist Church, Waco, Texas, as pastor. Previously she served as associate pastor. Adam…
The former campus of Baptist University of the Americas in San Antonio, Texas, has been abandoned for months after the school moved to a new location.
For one immigrant, challenges have included a treacherous journey north, an uncertain destination and a devastating auto accident that left him using a wheelchair. Luis Juárez has overcome them all.
Annie Peguero was trying to soothe her agitated 19-month-old baby in church on Sunday when she did what she often does — she nursed her. But her efforts to calm her daughter caused a stir in the sanctuary.
Why were these independent churches so effective in appealing to China’s burgeoning middle class? And how do they survive despite government efforts to rein in religious groups not part of government-run places of worship?
Jesus, it seems, could see women as people.
To hope is not some wishful desire but an expected joy that God will bring about God’s purposes. Jürgen Moltmann argued for a hope based in a God who keeps promises, a God who is a step ahead of humanity…
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has apologized for a photo which has circulated on Twitter of five white faculty members posing as black gang members. The photo has been criticized as racist.
Do powerful people read Niebuhr because he tells them to act with humility and caution? Or is it because Niebuhr tells them that moral men have to play hardball?
After a rousing speech at last summer’s Democratic National Convention, Barber might have become the president’s pastor. Instead, he’s now the face of a progressive Christian protest movement that’s taking its fight from North Carolina to the White House.
Prejean’s work opposing capital punishment was captured in her book and film Dead Man Walking, and now she’s speaking out against a spate of planned killings.