Thousands of people were killed, millions were displaced and billions of dollars in damages occurred in 2018 due to extreme weather events related to human-caused climate change, according to a Christian Aid report published on Dec. 27.
As the new year starts, the Baptist Joint Committee Don Byrd suggest five church-state stories that bear watching in 2019, including prayer, a memorial cross, state legislation, religious exemption from nondiscrimination laws and foster care discrimination.
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(RNS) — This week, the most high-profile graduate of the LIFE program at Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tenn. — offered behind the locked steel doors and razor-wire perimeter of the Tennessee Prison for Women — made national headlines when Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam granted her
Books, challenges and a new documentary encourages participants to rethink the role of technology in their lives and homes.
What do you mean when you talk about “good church people”? Jesus appeared in first century Palestine, where the line between “good church people” (code for God's chosen) and pagans was clearly defined.
DC Comics is planning an upcoming series called The Second Coming, from its imprint Vertigo. Scheduled to run for six issues, writer Mark Russell envisions Jesus teaming up with Sun-Man as the two come to grips with their different approaches to saving the world.
Byron and Beth Borger launched their Dallastown, Pa., store during the faith-based-bookstore boom times of the 1980s. They bucked evangelical conventions by including Catholic writers such as Thomas Merton, tackling topics like racial justice and featuring books by spiritual formation proponent Richard Foster, whose take
To be honest, exercising more and eating better sounds great and is easily achievable — all I would need to do is complete one workout per year and stop eating endless amounts of clearance candy that I habitually purchase the day after a food-themed holiday
The number of people in the U.S. experiencing homelessness increased for the second year in a row, according to an annual U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) report released in mid-December 2018.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (BP) -- Jimmy Allen, the last moderate Southern Baptist Convention president and entity leader known for his gregarious personality and engagement with cultural issues, died Jan. 8 in Brunswick, Ga.