The novel coronavirus is pressing painfully on the soft underbelly of U.S. houses of worship: their finances. About a third of all congregations have no savings, according to the 2018-2019 National Congregations Study.
Somewhere, deep in his self-righteous, judgmental soul, Al Mohler’s moral compass occasionally could point true north. He could set secular politics aside and step out from the evangelical majority to speak a prophetic word. Or so I thought.
A conservative law firm launched a “ReOpen Church Sunday” initiative this week, calling on churches to begin gathering in person again despite reports of the deadly novel coronavirus being spread during worship services.
As significant racial disparities emerge in the impact of coronavirus in the United States, some black Baptist leaders say it demonstrates the preexisting racial and economic inequalities in our society.
Volunteers in Denver, Ashland, Ky., and Alpharetta, Ga., have assembled care packages that are being distributed to healthcare workers and first responders who are on the forefront of fighting the coronavirus pandemic.
A federal judge has let a couple of small independent Kansas Baptist churches conduct in-person worship against the express orders of Gov. Laura Kelly, asserting that by limiting church gatherings to 10 congregants, Kelly in all likelihood violated the First Amendment’s guarantee of religious free
A federal judge on Wednesday said he will deny a bid by three Southern California churches to hold in-person church services during the pandemic, saying that government's emergency powers trump what in normal times would be fundamental constitutional rights.