Debbie Daniel recalls her first visit to the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs and the power of her second visit for their dedication service on May 19.
By Debbie Daniel
Religion News Service contributing editor Jacob Lupfer considers the difficulty of arriving at common good when American society is polarizing over issues like abortion.
By Jacob Lupfer / Religion News Service
A Religion News Service clergy commentator examines how recent abortion rulings may bring pro-choice and pro-life advocates together.
By Kira Austin-Young / Religion News Service
There’s a reason pro-life Christians may not be tooting their own horns, and the charge that they don’t care may not be accurate.
By Trillia Newbell / Religion News Service
Jack Goodyear, the dean of the Cook School of Leadership at Dallas Baptist University, provides a comparison of two positions on public and private education in Texas.
By Jack Goodyear
Public and private schools operate under differing rules for admissions and religious expression, two points often raised in discussions of education funding.
By Eric Black / Editor
Amanda Tyler, the executive director of the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty, considers the role of advocacy in the difference of outcomes between two religious liberty cases.
By Amanda Tyler
Dean Inserra, the lead pastor of CITYCHURCH in Tallahassee, Fla., compares cultural Christianity in the South with the identity of a true follower of Jesus.
By Dean Inserra
Nancy Ammerman, a longtime analyst of Baptists and religious life in the United States, sees enduring lessons for the United Methodist Church today from the Southern Baptist Convention battles of the 1980s.
By Nancy Ammerman / Religion News Service
“I am not dispassionate about abortion. I hold to a very conservative view of Scripture and the sovereignty of God and thus firmly declare the sanctity of life.” A Baptist Standard reader and pastor responds to Joshua Sharp’s op-ed.
By Mathew St. John
All of us should understand that a free press is a sacred trust. At its best, robust journalism is a bulwark against corruption in high places, a check against the abuse of power and a vehicle to report on the good and the beautiful in a broken world.
By Daniel Darling / Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission
Christians know of one of the most important migrant caravans in history—the people of Israel leaving Egypt for the Promised Land. What do we know about migrant caravans today? Kathryn Freeman provides some facts.
By Kathryn Freeman