Hate crime charges have been filed against a white man accused of arson that destroyed three Louisiana black Baptist churches.
By Diana Chandler / Baptist Press
About 100 investigators are working to find who is behind a series of church fires that have struck rural areas of Louisiana in recent weeks.
By Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service
The archives of the late evangelist Billy Graham will be moved from Wheaton College in Illinois to the library named after him in North Carolina.
According to a new LifeWay Research study, the majority of pastors oppose sports betting and its legalization. If sports betting is legalized in their state, pastors are ready to respond.
By Aaron Earls / LifeWay
Ministers breathe a sigh of relief as the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago upholds the housing allowance.
By Tom Strode / Baptist Press
Advocates on both sides of a case involving a 40-foot cross on government land agreed the Supreme Court appears open to considering different tests to recognize unconstitutional government establishment of religion, but they drew different conclusions.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
Consumer advocates and predatory lending opponents expressed alarm about a proposed rollback of regulation designed to protect vulnerable borrowers from escalating debt.
The Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty joined in a friend-of-the-court brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold a lower court ruling that a 40-foot cross on government land violates the U.S. Constitution.
A New Mexico assisted suicide bill that has been described as “devastating” to the sanctity of life is drawing opposition from Baptists and other groups in the state.
By David Roach / Baptist Press
A recent U.S. Department of Justice opinion could strengthen the federal prohibition of online gambling across state lines.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services granted a waiver that allows a South Carolina children’s ministry to participate in a government-funded foster-care program, even though the agency places children exclusively with Christian families.
Students from religious graduate schools at historically black colleges and universities attended the first session of a four-day intensive class on religious freedom.