(RNS) — Americans are less likely to hold clergy in high regard, according to a recent poll, and even regular churchgoers are seeking counsel elsewhere.
ALEXANDRIA, La. (BP) -- The devastation from Hurricane Barry was less than anticipated in Louisiana based on forecasts, but for those who sustained damage it does not lessen the impact they felt.
A new report showcases how persecution is getting worse—especially for Christians, the most-harassed religious group in the world—and becoming more widespread.
(RNS) — Grammy Award-winning artist Michael W. Smith hopes to share the secrets of his success with students at Liberty University this coming fall. He'll be joined by Kevin Jonas, the father and original manager of the Jonas Brothers, the sibling rock trio.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — China, Iran and other countries that the U.S. considers the most egregious religious liberty violators aren’t invited to the State Department’s second summit on religious freedom this week, said Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback.
Baptist leaders from about 40 nations voted to affirm women in ministry and to condemn religious-based intolerance during the annual gathering of the Baptist World Alliance last week.
Letting children come in to this country, live near us, become citizens, and share in our resources requires more than a narrow, circumscribed version of acting good.
Shortly after they began selling Bibles out of their parents’ Lynn home 40 years ago, the teenage Hendrickson brothers realized their new enterprise needed a name: Christian Book Distributors. Then came the rise of what company president Ray Hendrickson calls “the other CBD."
(RNS) — Waves of Baptist volunteers from across the Mid- and Southwest have flooded Texas in recent weeks to offer aid to the influx of largely Central American migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.