Texas prisons must allow Muslim inmates to wear the four-inch beards and knit skullcaps their religion demands, a federal court ruled.
Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd will convene a National Conversation on Racial Unity at the group’s annual meeting in St. Louis, the pastor of Cross Church in Northwest Arkansas announced in a blog. (BNG)
What if Texas Baptists decided we would follow Jesus (who said, “Whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me”) and honor our mothers by declaring we will care for Texas’ neediest children?
Russell Moore and some other Southern Baptist Convention leaders are speaking out against Donald Trump’s presidential campaign—but to the consternation of others, such as Robert Jeffress of Dallas. (Slate)
It is still really hard for me to believe I’m back from East Asia. Partly because it is still a battle to be here—all here—and to want to be here, find joy in being here and in this life.
Religious freedom remains under “serious and sustained assault” around the globe, a new annual report from the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom asserts.
If history is our guide, the differences between the Republican Party's God voters and the Country voters will not last long. American Protestants have been fusing God and Country for a long time.
The last time First Baptist Church in Cisco found itself without a pastor, the search committee steered down a road rarely traveled.
Life on the streets teaches resourcefulness. Homeless people learn how to survive. So do the ministries that serve them.
Texas Baptists will honor Sam Prestidge, founder of Singing Men of Texas, and Tillie Burgin, founder of Mission Arlington, with Legacy Awards at the historic Independence Baptist Church.
Members of the Baylor Alumni Association voted to approve a legal settlement with Baylor University, resolving a lawsuit filed in 2014. And representatives of both parties in the suit hope it ends a feud that dates back about 15 years.
Wayland Baptist University trustees elected Bobby Hall as the university's president less than two weeks after a search committee announced him as its lone finalist from among seven candidates.
Two East Texas Baptist University freshmen student-athletes drowned April 28 in an off-campus pond in Marshall.