Members of Zeta Chi, one of the Christian sororities on the DBU campus, have adopted As Our Own as their philanthropy project, burdened by the fact others their own age in many countries are subjected to modern-day slavery.
RALEIGH, N.C. (ABP) – A former administrator at a prominent North Carolina moderate Baptist church was arrested recently and charged with embezzling more than $136,000 in church funds over a five-year period.
WASHINGTON (ABP) -- The U.S. Supreme Court declined Jan. 17 to reconsider a lower court’s decision barring a North Carolina county from invoking prayers in Jesus’ name at twice-a-month meetings of its main governing body.
As I scanned Internet accounts of Martin Luther King Jr. Day commemorations, one image jumped out at me: Birmingham Mayor William Bell and other adults leaned over wash pans to wash the feet of youngsters before presenting each with a new pair of shoes.
HOUSTON (ABP) – The host of a weekend gathering of religious conservatives seeking consensus on an alternative presidential candidate to GOP front-runner Mitt Romney denied charges that balloting was rigged to give Rick Santorum the nod over rivals Newt Gingrich and Rick Perry.
BALTIMORE (ABP) – Observing a national holiday honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., members of a Baptist church in Baltimore took advantage of their day off from work for service opportunities as a way to live out the legendary minister’s dream.
Almost exactly two years after a devastating earthquake killed thousands in Haiti, Baptists on the island nation and their international partners dedicated a building housing a school and orphanage for children impacted by the disaster.
WASHINGTON (ABP) – President Obama described religious liberty as a “universal human right” Jan. 13 and pledged support for individuals around the world “who live in fear of violence and discrimination because of their beliefs.”
OLYMPIA, Wash. (ABP) – A biologist with scientific interest in the evolution-creation debate attributed a recent LifeWay Research poll reporting that three-fourths of Protestant pastors reject evolution and nearly half believe the earth is about 6,000 years old to a commonly held but false idea