Republicans seeking nomination for the last open seat in the 116th United States Congress face a wide-open field after a former Southern Baptist pastor initially declared winner of the race said he will not campaign in an upcoming special election…
Three Southern Baptist members of Congress are sponsoring legislation that seeks to repeal a law barring churches and other non-profit organizations that are exempt from paying federal income taxes from endorsing or opposing political candidates.
A Cooperative Baptist Fellowship advocacy specialist criticized a federal banking agency’s plan to roll back Obama-era restrictions on short-term, high-interest loans that many Americans view as predatory.
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When Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) swore in 424 members of the 116th Congress on Thursday, a representative from North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District was not part of the crowd. Republican Mark Harris met instead with staff from the State Board of Elections to assist with their investigation of possible voter fraud.
If the church of Jesus Christ is to be relevant in our mission, if we are to be agents of God’s reconciling love, we’ve got to take a hard look in the mirror. And in God’s grace to muster the courage to say we were wrong.
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The next time you think your pastor is being “too political” or “not evangelistic enough” or should “preach the gospel more,” give yourself a simple test: How does what your pastor preaches line up with the words of Jesus?
A former Southern Baptist pastor who leads a contested congressional race in North Carolina said Friday he would support a new election if voter fraud significantly altered the result of the Nov. 6 general election. Republican candidate Mark Harris, former…