Southern Baptist Convention President J.D. Greear says that local church autonomy does not excuse Southern Baptists from holding one another accountable in a mild rebuke of churches giving platform to Paige Patterson, a disgraced former leader accused of enabling sexual abusers.
A former editor of a Christian magazine who resigned last year over an editorial supporting President Donald Trump warned in a new commentary Jan. 23 of a new religious revival led by the Executive Branch.
President Donald Trump will be the first sitting president in history to attend the March for Life, an anti-abortion demonstration held every year since the Supreme Court established a woman’s right to choose whether to terminate her pregnancy in 1973.
The United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments Jan. 22 in a case described as a major test of the balance between religious freedom and the separation of church and state.
Sponsors and speakers are distancing themselves from an event in February at a Florida Baptist church featuring Paige Patterson, a former Southern Baptist Convention leader fired from his job as a seminary president for mishandling reports of sexual assault.
A private Christian school sponsored by one of Kentucky’s largest Southern Baptist churches is defending the expelling of a student pictured on Facebook celebrating her 15th birthday while wearing a rainbow-colored top behind a similarly colorful cake. Whitefield Academy, a…
Faith-based groups opposed to excessive entanglement between church and state voiced concern over President Donald Trump’s recent pledge to expand prayer in public schools.
The president of a historically American Baptist college in Indiana has been fired after his arrest on suspicion of sex crimes in another state.
Lawsuits in two states challenge the Southern Baptist Convention’s long-claimed defense that the denomination cannot be held liable for sexual abuse in churches because congregations hire their own pastors.