North Carolina legislators and leading sheriffs want Gov. Roy Cooper to clarify or remove a portion of his executive order that limits how religious services can convene under his eased stay-at-home rules for COVID-19.
Melissa Rogers, a Baptist expert in church-state issues who previously led White House faith-based efforts, says governments can impose mass gathering bans to temporarily restrict church gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic.
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, adults and children alike have called on political leaders and health experts to address a concern: Is now a bad time to lose a tooth? I am delighted that our leaders have not mistaken childishness for triviality.
Like many pastors and church leaders around the world, I've been grieving the damage caused by COVID-19. Yet, God is at work. We are mindful of the promise in Paul's Letter to the Romans: “We know that all things work together for good for those
A multi-denominational coalition of Christian leaders is calling on Congress to allocate upwards of $4 billion in its next coronavirus economic recovery measure to help Americans safely cast their votes in November.
Baptists and other advocates working to prevent predatory lending in Missouri are criticizing a legislative move that could undo local ordinances regulating payday loan institutions. Efforts in Liberty and Springfield are at risk due to a measure now headed to the governor for signature.
When I stepped to the thrift store bookshelf I surrendered control. I entered a realm where surprise rules and shopping lists are pointless. To get there takes very little time, and admission is almost free.
The Supreme Court hears oral arguments this week in Little Sisters of the Poor v. Pennsylvania and Trump v. Pennsylvania, two consolidated cases that challenge the Trump administration’s broad religious accommodations from the contraceptive mandate in the Affordable Care Act. This is the third time