A North Carolina county is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn an appeals court’s ruling that prayers offered in Jesus’ name at meetings of the county’s board of commissioners are a constitutionally impermissible endorsement of religion.
(ABP) -- Robert Jeffress made national headlines recently with his assertion that Mormonism is a "cult" and a "false religion." Peter Wehner, a political commentator whose blog I read regularly, immediately criticized what he termed "the theological and political errors of Pastor Jeffress."
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The Missouri Baptist Children's Home provides services to care for troubled children and youth and to help stabilize at-risk families. Through its Children and Family Ministries division, MBCH delivered 249,986 days of service in 2010 and saw 26 professions of faith among children and youth.
Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond has formed an alliance with Saint Paul’s College, a historically African-American school with Episcopal ties in Lawrenceville, Va., which seminary leaders hope will enhance BTSR’s goals of racial diversity and ecumenical openness.
Messengers to the Baptist General Convention of Texas annual meeting approved a flat $33.85 million budget for 2012, rejecting an attempt to restore more than $890,000 Baylor University loses next year.