Bible teacher Beth Moore said having too few women in power contributes to sexual abuse in the Southern Baptist Convention in a Thursday night keynote address at a national conference on caring well for victims.
A former religion professor fired by a Baptist university after questioning the orthodoxy of some of his colleagues is in the Army now.
Southern Baptist pastor Robert Jeffress defended controversial comments retweeted by President Trump linking impeachment proceedings in Congress to the prospect of civil war but clarified that he was not talking about a literal shooting war.
Read a newspaper, put down the smart phone and get to know your neighbors. These are among suggested remedies for a “caustic, toxic, ignorant and corrosive” American public square in a study released last week by the public policy arm of the Southern Baptist Convention.
A Southern Baptist pastor who supports President Donald Trump says 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg should worry less about science and more about the Bible.
Two weeks ahead of a national conference on caring well for the abused, the Southern Baptist Convention promoted a book by a high-profile pastor accused of mishandling abuse, to the consternation of survivor advocates.
The Arkansas Supreme Court won’t restore the authority of a circuit judge who also serves as pastor of a Baptist church to decide death-penalty cases, and the state’s top lawyer wants him barred from any civil cases involving her office in separate but intertwined controversies that began with a prayer vigil protesting capital punishment on Good Friday in 2017.
Her great grandmother was a Cherokee who walked the Trail of Tears and she remembered women’s suffrage, but Helen Graves didn’t live long enough to see her dream of a female president. The widow of a longtime seminary dean and mother of a seminary president died Sept. 6, a few months after celebrating her 105th birthday.
A former Southern Baptist state convention leader claims the separation of church and state does not shield religious organizations from lawsuits over actions that would be illegal if committed by a secular business in a case before the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.