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 / Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission
Immigration is a current hot topic. As a caravan of migrants finishes its long trip through Mexico and reaches the border of the United States, what will we do? As refugees from violence-torn places seek shelter, what will we do? What should we do?
Just in time for the Thanksgiving meal is some family advice offered by Russell Moore, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, the public-policy arm of the Southern Baptist Convention.
By Russell Moore / Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention
Working against racism in society is difficult, but such work in the church may turn a person bitter. Jemar Tisby celebrates a saint who overcame bitterness toward the church.
By Jemar Tisby / Religion News Service
Christa Brown calls for an inquiry of all faith groups in an effort to expose and rectify any and all clergy sexual misconduct.
By Christa Brown / Religion News Service
The concept of “ethically sourced porn” is about as absurd as “ethically sourced cyanide,” writes Joshua Sharp in response to Nadia Bolz-Weber.
By Joshua Sharp