Christians and Muslims don’t worship same God, SBC leader says

Weighing in on the latest round of a debate popping up on and off since 9/11, theologian Albert Mohler says it’s impossible to truly worship God while rejecting Jesus Christ.

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Two rural churches rile Baptist association by calling women as pastor

Nelson Baptist Association in Kentucky recently removed two churches after both called a woman as their senior pastor.

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Pastor cites ‘feminist rebellion’ in moral decline

A Southern Baptist pastor made waves in Memphis, Tenn., with a televised sermon claiming that women need to submit to their husbands in all things and that a “feminist rebellion” was responsible for many of the problems the country is facing.

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Lighting candles can bring calm to a tumultuous Advent season, say some ministers. (Creative Commons photo by Markus Grossalber)
Lighting candles can bring calm to a tumultuous Advent season, say some ministers. (Creative Commons photo by Markus Grossalber)

Advent story filled with drama and stress, says minister

A writer and minister says Advent is based on a harrowing narrative of controversy and stress as Mary and Joseph head to Bethlehem. But she and other ministers offer guidance on how to find balance in the journey.

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Seminary leaders are searching for ways to provide theological education to the church while offering the best possible training for future ministers. (Creative Commons photo by Phil Sexton)
Seminary leaders are searching for ways to provide theological education to the church while offering the best possible training for future ministers. (Creative Commons photo by Phil Sexton)

Divinity school deans: Changing theological education easier said than done

Suggestions that seminary education needs to change are valid, but finding affordable ways to implement those changes are the challenge, a number of divinity school leaders say.

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Church’s waning clout no surprise to ‘remnant’

A Southern Baptist journalist says Christians shouldn’t worry about losing influence in American life, because God has always worked best with a “remnant.”

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Conference confronts transgender ‘confusion’

A “first-ever” conference by evangelicals on the subject of transgenderism is underway today at Southern Seminary.

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Egalitarian advocate preaches at Campbellsville

Mimi Haddad of Christians for Biblical Equality says theological gatekeepers and false assumptions lead many evangelicals to wrongly believe the Apostle Paul opposed women in ministry.

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‘Francis effect’ boosting Catholic Church’s image for U.S. Protestants

Pope Francis is boosting the reputation of the Catholic Church among Protestant pastors in America.

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Russell Moore says faithful evangelicals cannot affirm homosexuality

Discussing his new book at a gathering of religion journalists, the head of the SBC Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission said “so-called evangelicals” who affirm homosexuality must believe the church was wrong for 2,000 years.

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