Terrell Carter (a pastor, university administrator, and Word&Way columnist) writes about the myths of the Lost Cause sympathizers still pushed today. Read full piece
Columnist Christopher Dixon admits feeling fatigue amide coronavirus, racial injustices, and more. But he also sees the importance of churches and Christians staying engaged and listening.
Which churches have resumed gathering in person amid the coronavirus pandemic? Mostly evangelical Protestant churches rather than mainline Protestant and, more often, those that are located in the South or Midwest, according to a new survey released Friday (July 24) by LifeWay Research.
Hundreds of campers may have been exposed to COVID-19 after attending a Christian camp hosted by Fellowship Church, an evangelical megachurch in Grapevine, Texas. The church’s Allaso Ranch retreat center, located near Dallas-Fort Worth, has been welcoming campers of various ages this summer.
Aidsand F. Wright-Riggins, acting executive director of the New Baptist Covenant, mayor of Collegeville, Pennsylvania, and executive director emeritus of the American Baptist Home Mission Societies, reflects on the life and legacy of John Lewis. Read full piece
A group of more than 100 Christian pastors, religion professors, and other advocates is urging the Democratic National Committee to adopt a party platform that’s friendlier to abortion opponents. The letter was organized by the anti-abortion group Democrats for Life.
The nation paid its final respects Thursday (July 23) to C.T. Vivian, a pioneer of the Civil Rights Movement who helped end segregation across the South and left an abiding imprint on U.S. history. Vivian, a Baptist minister born in Boonville, Missouri, died July 17 at
Lorne Park Baptist Church in Ontario narrowly voted to terminate their pastor who came out as transgender in a sermon last month. Read full piece