The head of the Baptist Center for Ethics – an autonomous ministry partner of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship – declared May 23 that he is welcoming and affirming of gays.
Close to 40 Baptist ministers gathered in Boston Sept. 17-20 for Baptist News Global’s second Conversations that Matter event. Centered in church venues on and around Harvard University, the gathering this year was themed “Pastoral Leadership in a Polarized and…
A Cooperative Baptist Fellowship subsidiary organized a weekend vigil outside a former Walmart in Brownsville, Texas, re-purposed as the country’s largest migrant child care center to pray for children separated from their families while seeking asylum in the United States….
Sixty-five Baptists and Muslims met April 16-19 to discuss ways to unite churches and mosques in communities to foster interfaith understanding, promote religious liberty and cooperate for common good.
Leaders of several Baptist organizations are asking constituents to call, email or write members of Congress March 1 demanding legal protection for undocumented immigrants brought into the country as children.
The outrage over the comment made to senators in a meeting on immigration, and which the president eventually denied, has faded as Trump deals with newer scandals, including revelations of a tryst with a porn star. But there are those who continue to simmer about the “shithole” reference, including American Christians who have served as long- and short-term missionaries in some of the African and other nations Trump disparaged.
The incoming head of a Baptist ethics agency says church teaching that subordinates women is partly to blame for the rash of allegations of sexual abuse by powerful men in media, business and politics.
Oklahoma pastor Mitch Randall has been named executive director of the Baptist Center for Ethics, directors of the independently run ministry partner of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship announced Oct. 30.
As Christian denominations continue their downward spiral, some experts say the rapid descent is caused by the increasing politicization of the church and the erosion of church-state separation. A Gallup poll released last month found that the percentage of American…