William Shaw, two-time president of the National Baptist Convention, USA, called messengers and guests at the Baptist General Convention of Missouri annual meeting to focus on Jesus as the kingdom’s attraction and the unity of Christian purpose.
The Christian faith has a powerful joke — Easter. Early church theologians proclaimed that it represented "God's supreme joke played on death" and used the phrase Risus paschalis, "the Easter laugh." Over the centuries, the week after Easter became associated with "days of joy and
The highest holy day of the year for Christians is a mere three days away. Christians will rightfully celebrate God’s sacrifice in the death of His Son on a ghastly cross. We will remember His death reverently and soberly. But we also will rejoice
CLARKESVILLE, Ga. (ABP) -- Nancy Schaefer, a conservative Christian activist and former two-term state senator in Georgia, was found dead with her husband March 26 in their north Georgia home in what is being described as a murder-suicide.
WASHINGTON (ABP) -- Even as Democratic members of Congress report death threats over their votes in favor of health-care reform and a prominent conservative broadcaster continues his attacks on a left-leaning evangelical leader for advocating social justice, a group of Christian
WASHINGTON (ABP) -- Social-justice advocate Jim Wallis said recent attacks by broadcaster Glenn Beck have ironically given new life to the concept of fighting social ills like poverty and inequality in Jesus' name.