If people of faith are shut out of either major political party, then voices for moral principles and transcendent values will be diminished.
Overall in 2016, twice as many Americans disapproved than approved of those who refuse service to a gay person based on religious beliefs—61 percent to 30 percent
Churches can’t “pick up the slack” left by President Trump’s proposed federal budget, Bread for the World’s David Beckmann insists.
Letters this week addressed a column on songwriting, the Southern Baptist Convention’s resolution decrying the alt-right movement and Shariah law.
Evangelical Christian leaders are spearheading a campaign for criminal justice reform, calling for equitable punishment, alternatives to incarceration and a different take on the “tough on crime” language of the Trump administration.
Churches are for people, and people are complicated. We’re human, and the records of our faith have not flinched in the face of that fact, so why should our churches?
What this year’s NBA Finals taught us is that racism rears its ugly head anywhere and everywhere.
If we think of church as a hospital, then under no circumstances could we ever turn someone away because her or his spiritual illness was too severe, or think someone has to change behavior or get healthy before becoming part of our community.
This week’s profile of Texas Baptist ministers features Howard Anderson, founding pastor of the “Exciting” Singing Hills Baptist Church in Dallas.
A legal scholar explains Shariah law, and why—despite fears and protests to the contrary—it is not a threat to non-Muslims.
If the church in America isn’t outraged, vocal and actively pursuing a reversal of the policy of deporting Iraqi Christians back to their homeland, then who will? Who will stop an action that will send these people back to Iraq to face almost certain intense persecution and potentially death? (Baptist News Global)
A longtime missionary observes how palm trees provide a compelling metaphor for spiritual resilience.
Truett Seminary preaching professor Joel Gregory preached a message of comfort for Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., on the second anniversary of the shooting there. He urged worshippers to “cling to what is good” despite the evil.
A person’s relationship with God cannot be made whole if relationships with other people aren’t whole, too, explains Jon Singletary, dean of the Garland School of Social Work at Baylor University.
Students from across Texas spent a week in Dallas, helping people improve their homes through Bounce Student Disaster Recovery.
The head of the National African American Fellowship has offered to help congregations combat racism.
Linda Cooper, president of national Woman’s Missionary Union, and Sandy Wisdom-Martin, WMU executive director, highlighted 20 years of ministry through Christian Women’s Job Corps during their report to the Southern Baptist Convention.
Speakers recounted “Defining Moments”—dramatic, life-changing experiences that make an eternal difference in the hearts and minds of a Christian—during the Woman’s Missionary Union missions celebration and annual meeting.
Messengers to the 2017 Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting denounced “alt-right white supremacy” in a nearly unanimous vote after a tumultuous day of refusing to address the issue.
Student Missions Blog: I am, by nature, a shy, reserved, look-before-I-leap creature of habit with an utter lack of confidence in social interactions. Leeds called me to be a gregarious, warm, adaptable risk-taker. … My security blankets all were left behind in America.
The B.H. Carroll Theological Institute earned initial accreditation from the Association of Theological Schools.
WorldCrafts, the fair-trade division of national Woman’s Missionary Union, is partnering with Mully Children’s Family, a nonprofit organization in Kenya that seeks to transform the lives of street children and youth living in poverty.