Bob Allen

Bob Allen

Bob Allen is news editor of Baptist News Global.

Jimmy Carter says his future ‘in the hands of God’

The lifelong Baptist says he is “ready for anything” and “looking forward to a new adventure” in his fight against cancer.

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Anti-nuke activist chastises politicians for rhetoric about proposed Iran deal

In a Christian Post interview, evangelical activist Tyler Wigg-Stevenson called recent comments by Mike Huckabee and Michelle Bachmann “outrageous” and “irresponsible.”

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Minister charged with murder appears in court

Richard Shahan, accused of his wife’s murder in 2013, is now scheduled to stand trial April 18, 2016.

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Global Women wins Best of Pelham Award

Global Women “envisions a world where every woman is empowered by the love of God, valued by her community and equipped to fulfill her unique purpose.”

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Former Union University student pleads guilty to murder

Charlie Pittman, 22, was sentenced to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to murdering 21-year-old Olivia Greenlee and staging her death to look like a suicide.

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Al Mohler, Franklin Graham, criticize FBC Greenville’s affirmation of gays

The president of the seminary that began in the historic South Carolina congregation says theological drift is inevitable when a church or denomination isn’t tethered to biblical inerrancy.

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Historic Baptist church adopts gay non-discrimination policy

Instead of choosing sides, a bellwether moderate Baptist church seeks consensus in a culture-war issue.

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Baptist leaders pray for Jimmy Carter

The world’s most famous Sunday school teacher has a strong following in the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and New Baptist Covenant movements.

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Union University quits CCCU over homosexuality

Tennessee Baptist Convention-affiliated Union University is the first school to leave the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities after two other members recently came out in support of gay marriage.

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Church-state group says matrimony sentence out of bounds

Texas Judge Randall Lee Rogers overstepped his bounds when he ordered a man charged with assault to write Bible verses and marry his girlfriend as an alternative to jail, says Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

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