Issues of religious liberty in the United States are often discussed in terms of wedding cakes, taxpayer-funded church playgrounds and politics in the pulpit. In other parts of the world, it’s more about survival.
-Baptists hold dialogue with Pope Francis
-Prayers for national healing
-Bestselling author to lecture at McAfee
A huge challenge facing faith-based groups operating overseas is ignorance about the laws governing religion in other countries. It can get people into a lot of trouble, said Eron Henry, a Jamaian-born American and former communications executive with the Baptist…
– BWA hires communications director
– Advent devotional series launched
More than 1,400 have died in the 7.5 magnitude seismic event, which generated a tsunami and was followed by a volcanic eruption on the island four days later.
An interfaith group in Jacksonville, Florida is promoting unity as an antidote to violence following a weekend of deadly shootings in the city. BWA aiding earthquake victims. Researchers study faith-based giving.
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The aim of the ecumenical process was not to merge Baptists and Methodists into one large institution but to enable the two traditions to bring their different gifts to bear in a common way that benefits society.
We don’t need more court preachers who have sold their souls for a mess of political porridge. We need prophets who will stand above partisan wrangling in order to speak truth to power.