Bob Allen

Bob Allen

Bob Allen is news editor of Baptist News Global.

Mohler applauds discovery of gravitational waves but says it doesn’t prove anything

People who see the vast expanse of space as evidence of an old universe rely on a secular rather than biblical worldview, says the Southern Baptist theologian and seminary president.

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Faith groups back payday lending reform

A diverse collection of denominational and faith-based organizations are calling on Congress to prohibit usury and end predatory practices of payday lending.

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Battle over LGBT discrimination hits Charlotte

Southern Baptists in North Carolina are upset by a proposed non-discrimination measure they say endangers women and children and could force business owners to support same-sex marriage against their religion.

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Chelsea Clinton says Sunday school lesson made her a former Baptist

The daughter of current presidential hopeful Hillary Rodham Clinton says people on both ends of the political spectrum are skeptical about her parents’ faith.

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Work underway on sexual misconduct resource

The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is collaborating with partner Baptist Women in Ministry to compile a resource listing best practices.

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Baylor under fire for sexual assault response

Critics say the Texas Baptist university has failed to take responsibility for sexual violence on campus.

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Baptist church challenges noise ordinance

Vintage Church of New Orleans says strict noise restrictions are impeding its ability to worship.

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Seminary’s evangelistic aim at men includes gun giveaways

A Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary event open only to men and boys features door prizes including a shotgun autographed by Texas Sen. Ted Cruz.

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Baptists take sides in Texas abortion case

Conservative groups including the Southern Baptist Convention say a law regulating abortion clinics is beneficial for women’s health, while individuals aligned with the moderate Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and progressive Alliance of Baptists say a woman’s religious views — not those of legislators — is what matters in reproductive choice.

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LifeWay announces new headquarters site

Trustees of LifeWay Christian Resources authorized the purchase of land and construction of a new corporate headquarters during their semiannual meeting Feb. 1-2 in Nashville, Tenn.

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