Two of the three victims were active in ministry at a Southern Baptist church.

Published in People

One of the victims of Thursday’s mass shooting in Lafayette, La., attended Belmont University for two years in the early 2000s.

Published in Social Issues

While some see body cameras as a way to curb deadly police shootings like one in North Charleston, S.C., last weekend, others say systemic issues like police training and a gun-loving culture must also be addressed.

Published in Social Issues
Friday, 29 August 2014 12:39

Bumper sticker theology

In some symbols, we may create a monster we will live to regret.

Published in Commentaries

Curtis Ramsey-Lucas says police are increasingly first responders to people with mental health conditions in crisis and that inadequate training too often leads to tragedy.

Published in Social Issues

A Florida pastor active in opposition to his state’s controversial “stand your ground” law has announced formation of a pastors’ task force to take the campaign nationwide.

Published in Social Issues
Friday, 14 March 2014 09:44

Millennials at hand

Those 18- to 33-year-olds present a challenge to churches, but they may be more religious than we — or they — think.

Published in Can I Get a Witness?
Tuesday, 11 March 2014 14:42

New York church giving away assault rifle

"It's the right thing to do," Troy, N.Y., pastor John Koletas tells the Albany Times Union.

Published in Social Issues

The pastor of a church kicked out of the Georgia Baptist Convention for hiring her wrote lawmakers that a convention official doesn’t speak for her on a bill being considered in the state senate to allow people with concealed carry permits to bring guns to church.

Published in Social Issues

Robert Parham of the Baptist Center for Ethics says neither advocates of gun control nor of the Second Amendment should proclaim God’s favor.

Published in Social Issues
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