A former missions and evangelism student at a Kentucky Baptist Convention-affiliated Bible college is charged with murder in a case drawing national attention because of an unusual defense blaming the death on cold medicine.
A recent ABC News headline may have been a shocker to Americans who haven’t lived through a hurricane: “Hurricane Harvey recovery will be ‘multi-year project,’ Texas governor says.” That’s a fact many religious organizations know all too well. In fact, it’s their specialty.
The election of Donald Trump reveals a side of America long known to people in marginalized communities, says ethics professor Miguel De La Torre in a new book calling for faithful resistance to systems that perpetuate social and economic injustice.
More than 300 Christian leaders signed a statement released Aug. 30 declaring that God accepts LGBT persons as they are and not just if they vow celibacy or are willing and able to change their sexual orientation or gender identity.
Please submit transitions — including staff changes, ordinations, anniversaries or deaths — to Barbara Francis. This page will be updated weekly. STAFF CHANGES Lane Bass, to Murfreesboro (N.C.) Baptist Church, as senior pastor, effective Nov. 7. Tom Baynham, concluding his tenure…
Don’t ask a Houston resident how the city is doing. Trapped on top of rooftops or in shelters, or in homes with no power, it’s likely they know little more than their own situations. Clergy there are trying to make contact with their congregegants by phone and social media.
Top leaders in the Southern Baptist Convention joined other evangelical leaders in a statement Aug. 29 declaring homosexuality and transgender identity to be sinful and not something about which faithful Christians can agree to disagree. The Nashville Statement was discussed…
Faith-based and secular groups are appealing across the web for donations to help victims of Hurricane Harvey and its drenching aftermath. Here’s how you can help.
More than 400 Christian leaders have signed a document condemning white supremacy beyond the “alt-right” brand of hate recently seen in Charlottesville, Va., extending to more subtle forms of racism including white privilege.
Faith-based groups are lining up to provide short- and long-term aid to Hurricane Harvey’s victims. But other groups, like the Salvation Army and Texas Baptist Men, are already operating in flooded areas, providing food, showers and other emergency services.
Take a few hundred Nazis and Klansmen marching openly in Charlottesville, add three fatalities and a wink from the White House, and many people are apt to wonder if God is really out there.
An Aug. 14 mudslide that left more than 500 dead and 810 missing in Sierra Leone hit the majority Muslim nation’s small Baptist community particularly hard, according to the Baptist World Alliance.
The African-American pastor who initiated this summer’s Southern Baptist Convention resolution denouncing the alt-right urged other members of Donald Trump’s evangelical advisory board to step down in protest of the president’s remarks after the white supremacist march in Charlottesville, Va.
Staff changes, congregational news and more from across the nation.