WASHINGTON (RNS) — China, Iran and other countries that the U.S. considers the most egregious religious liberty violators aren’t invited to the State Department’s second summit on religious freedom this week, said Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback.
Baptist leaders from about 40 nations voted to affirm women in ministry and to condemn religious-based intolerance during the annual gathering of the Baptist World Alliance last week.
Letting children come in to this country, live near us, become citizens, and share in our resources requires more than a narrow, circumscribed version of acting good.
Shortly after they began selling Bibles out of their parents’ Lynn home 40 years ago, the teenage Hendrickson brothers realized their new enterprise needed a name: Christian Book Distributors. Then came the rise of what company president Ray Hendrickson calls “the other CBD."
(RNS) — Waves of Baptist volunteers from across the Mid- and Southwest have flooded Texas in recent weeks to offer aid to the influx of largely Central American migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.
The early church had everything to lose because of their faith in what they believed God was doing through them and what God was calling them to do. But they never gave up.
The portion of the Bible that includes Joshua, Judges, 1-2 Samuel, and 1-2 Kings was finalized and edited during the Babylonian exile, when Israel desperately needed to know their history and God's purpose for them as his people. Exile was a time of lost memories,
WASHINGTON (BP) -- One is a former FBI agent, the other a longtime missionary. In their respective ways, they're intent on raising awareness of Christians facing persecution across the world.
SAN FRANCISCO (BP) -- Tweets that dehumanize a person because of that person's religion are no longer allowed on Twitter, the company announced Tuesday (July 9).
NEW ORLEANS (BP) -- Southern Baptist Disaster Relief is preparing an initial response if the tropical system currently in the Gulf of Mexico develops into Hurricane Barry overnight on Friday (July 12), but floodwaters already have started to rise in New Orleans.