WASHINGTON (RNS) — Sometimes, the most profound truths about humanity — and God — are revealed when we take a small step back. Or rocket ourselves about 238,000 miles into space. Astronaut James Lovell had that epiphany 50 years ago as he became one of
In Mark's version of the Jesus story, you won’t find the genealogy of Jesus, the exile to Egypt or the Temple visit when the boy Jesus impressed the scholars of the Law. The opening words of this shortest of the four gospels confront the flawed
In the iconic movie “The Wizard of Oz,” the message of finding your place in life is dramatically staged when Dorothy and her friends enter the throne room of “The Great Oz.” Toto, Dorothy's beloved dog, dispels the magical powers of the wizard by pulling
A group of five Southwest Baptist University students spent their Thanksgiving break working on seven projects in Florida, helping those who were still affected by Hurricane Michael in October. The group served alongside a member of the Missouri Baptist Disaster Relief.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (RNS) — Founders of one of the nation’s largest seminaries owned more than 50 slaves and said that slavery was morally correct. But an internal investigation found no evidence the school was directly involved in the slave trade, according to the seminary’s president.
The proposed tax plan drafted by Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives contains a provision that would repeal the so-called “Johnson Amendment,” according to a Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty (BJC) email sent out Dec. 11.
The sole Gentile gospel writer, Luke, records that on the night of Jesus' birth an angel appeared with a message to shepherds in the sheep pastures outside Bethlehem. The pioneer missionary Paul presents this dramatic message of hope for all the world, using an image
WASHINGTON (RNS) — On display on the ground floor of the Museum of the Bible there is a lone volume that stands out from the
NASHVILLE (BP) -- Most Americans -- but significantly less than four years ago -- want more religious meaning to the Christmas season, and for some that
KIGOMA, Tanzania (BP) -- At the end of a beaten-up road in Tanzania, a small hospital occasionally is filled to capacity with patients -- and then supplies begin to run thin.