MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A former Southern Baptist pastor arrested in 2007 on charges that he sexually abused two teenage boys has avoided prison — for now.
WASHINGTON — Hate-crimes legislation passed April 29 in the U.S. House of Representatives drew mixed reviews in the religious community.
DALLAS — The Baptist General Convention of Texas has postponed this weekend's state final Bible Drill and Speakers' Tournament due to the swine flu scare.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A formerly anonymous blogger who criticized his prominent Southern Baptist pastor has sued police and state prosecutors for revealing his identify to the church even though an investigation showed he had done nothing illegal.
ALPHARETTA, Ga. — The Southern Baptist Convention could deploy its nationwide disaster-relief network if the international outbreak of swine flu becomes a pandemic in the United States, said a spokesman for the North American Mission Board.
BLUEFIELD — Trustees of Bluefield College explored new academic programs and were updated on the school’s new strategic plan during their annual
Students from the Baptist Student Ministries at Texas Woman’s University spent their recent spring break serving a church in Brooklyn, N.Y., participating in ministries ranging from organizing a clothing closet to feeding the homeless to ministering at a women’s shelter.
WASHINGTON — While the fastest-growing religious segment of the United States population is those who are not affiliated with a particular religion, that group is not necessarily comprised of secularists and largely remains open to faith, a new study shows.
AUSTIN, Texas — A group of under-40 evangelicals attending a leadership meeting in Texas announced April 28 a new initiative to mobilize American Christians to eliminate nuclear weapons.
When Christians help hungry people, they earn the right to share the gospel — not only with people in need, but also with a skeptical society, Jim Denison told a conference on ethics and evangelism.