Bob Allen

Bob Allen

Bob Allen is news editor of Baptist News Global.

Chelsea Clinton says Sunday school lesson made her a former Baptist

The daughter of current presidential hopeful Hillary Rodham Clinton says people on both ends of the political spectrum are skeptical about her parents’ faith.

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Work underway on sexual misconduct resource

The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is collaborating with partner Baptist Women in Ministry to compile a resource listing best practices.

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Baylor under fire for sexual assault response

Critics say the Texas Baptist university has failed to take responsibility for sexual violence on campus.

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Baptist church challenges noise ordinance

Vintage Church of New Orleans says strict noise restrictions are impeding its ability to worship.

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Seminary’s evangelistic aim at men includes gun giveaways

A Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary event open only to men and boys features door prizes including a shotgun autographed by Texas Sen. Ted Cruz.

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Baptists take sides in Texas abortion case

Conservative groups including the Southern Baptist Convention say a law regulating abortion clinics is beneficial for women’s health, while individuals aligned with the moderate Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and progressive Alliance of Baptists say a woman’s religious views — not those of legislators — is what matters in reproductive choice.

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LifeWay announces new headquarters site

Trustees of LifeWay Christian Resources authorized the purchase of land and construction of a new corporate headquarters during their semiannual meeting Feb. 1-2 in Nashville, Tenn.

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Baptist group urges Tyson Foods to address water quality

As part of a commitment to socially responsible investing, American Baptist Home Mission Societies will present a shareholder resolution at the 2016 Tyson Foods annual shareholders meeting tomorrow in Springdale, Ark.

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Georgia Baptist leaders back ‘religious freedom’ bill

The Georgia Baptist Convention is again lobbying for legislation they say is needed to protect Christians from religious discrimination.

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Jacksonville latest city to grapple with human rights ordinance

Jacksonville, Fla., is the latest U.S. city where clergy are arguing both for and against proposals to bar discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

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