As the coronavirus pandemic continues to infect millions around the world and kill hundreds of thousands, we shouldn’t make the mistake of only considering the dangers of the microbiological world. This time is also revealing the plague within us with which we’ve infected others.
The Baptist World Alliance (BWA) announced the launch of a new, mobile-optimized website providing online training for both the practical and theological facets of children and youth ministry leadership.
Five years ago after eight black church members and their pastor were shot and killed in a racist attack, South Carolina came together and took down the Confederate flag from the Capitol lawn. Today, South Carolina leaders appear so far to be sitting out a new
Rolland Slade, senior pastor of Meridian Baptist Church in El Cajon, California, has been elected as the first African American chairman of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Executive Committee, the group that runs the business of the nation’s largest Protestant denomination outside its annual meetings. He was
More than a century ago, a Baptist church in Kentucky's state capital city was started by slave owners and had a slave owner as its pastor. But a church service on June 10 stands in stark contrast to the past as the pastor gathered several
As Confederate statues across the country are defaced, toppled by protesters, and removed by officials, the incoming president of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship on Sunday (June 14) urged Christians to back the removal of such monuments.
The District of Columbia Baptist Convention announced Monday (June 15) that Trisha Miller Manarin has been called to serve as its next Executive Director/Minister, the first woman to lead the convention in its 144-year history
A series of religious demonstrations in Washington, D.C., over the weekend mixed prayerful calls for racial equality with frustration with law enforcement, lawmakers and the Trump administration. Baptists joined the protests.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that LGBTQ people are protected from discrimination under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act on June 15 in a landmark opinion that makes employment discrimination against LGBTQ persons illegal and has important implications for religious organizations.
Barely a quarter of Americans, and just over a third of self-described Christians, believe President Donald Trump is religious, according to a new survey.