Persecuted Christians in Sudan are safer after the nation decriminalized apostasy, ended flogging and made other reforms through the new Fundamental Rights and Freedoms Act.
In a single day, we saw the death of two giants. Today, all of us who follow Jesus should offer prayers of gratitude for the Rev. C.T. Vivian and Congressman John Lewis and their extraordinary lives of faith.
Rep. John Lewis, the longtime civil rights activist, congressman, and ordained Baptist minister who preached about getting in “good trouble,” died Friday (July 17) at the age of 80.
C.T. Vivian, a minister and advocate for civil rights who worked with fellow Baptist minister Martin Luther King Jr., died Friday (July 17) in Atlanta. Cordy Tindell “C.T.” Vivian, who was born in Boonville, Missouri, was 95.
"All the growth [in multiracial churches] has been people of color moving into white churches," sociologist Michael Emerson says. "We have seen zero change in the percentage of whites moving into churches of color." Once a multiracial church becomes less than 50% white, Emerson says,
President Donald Trump’s appeal to religious conservatives is a cornerstone of his political identity. But Joe Biden is a different kind of foe than Trump has faced before: one who makes faith a central part of his persona — often literally wearing it on his
In a guest column at Good Faith Media, Word&Way Editor Brian Kaylor argues that white Baptist churches and institutions should study their past ties to slavery so they can appropriately respond today. Read full piece
The birth of Baptist News Global — formerly Associated Baptist Press — 30 years ago today (July 17) was the offshoot of a decade or more of theological rift between two factions in Southern Baptist life. Then-Word&Way Editor Bob Terry played key role in founding
Three evangelical churches in California have sued Gov. Gavin Newsom for banning singing and chanting in places of worship but permitting such activities elsewhere.