Fear that two pastors who testified at last month’s State Department Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom might face arrest on their return to Myanmar prompted letters of concern from Baptist leaders in the United States.
Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Kentucky volunteers from various churches traveled Aug. 4 to Harlan County to join laborers blockading railroad tracks leading to a coal mine that closed abruptly while owing them weeks of back pay.
After Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin denounced his Democratic challenger’s stance on abortion as an insult to Kentucky Baptists, ministers at two Louisville Baptist churches joined other faith leaders in a press conference defending both their faith and a woman’s right to choose.
A Southern Baptist deacon has filed a federal lawsuit claiming religious discrimination after losing his job as a sheriff’s deputy allegedly for following the “Billy Graham Rule” against spending time alone with a woman other than his wife.
Rodney Reeves, dean of the Redford School of Religion at Southwest Baptist University, announced Sunday on Facebook his call as senior pastor at First Baptist Church in Jonesboro, Arkansas. The church announced the vote to extend the call as 374-1.
America needs more than thoughts and prayers as a collective national response to “routine mass murder,” a Cooperative Baptist Fellowship leader said after weekend shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, claimed both lives and national headlines.
A former church volunteer allegedly caught on security video last year molesting preschoolers in a bathroom at a South Carolina megachurch faces new charges in a grand jury indictment handed down Aug. 1.
A progressive Baptist church known for its advocacy of LGBTQ inclusion is selling its building and donating more than $1 million in proceeds to 35 ministry partners, community groups and other non-profit organizations.
A Twitter account likely belonging to the suspect in Saturday’s mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, identified 21-year-old Patrick Crusius as a “proud God-loving Christian”