Churches should partner with government officials to fight the spread of the coronavirus while receiving First Amendment protections as they cooperate, the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission said in a new statement.
In exciting news this week, the football team in Washington whose name has been a racial slur for decades is finally in the process of changing its name and logo. But this victory won’t amount to much if Americans don’t understand why racist mascots and
A statement opposing the federal government’s plan to execute four inmates was issued July 7. Signed by over 1,000 faith leaders from multiple traditions, it asks the Trump administration to halt the four federal executions scheduled for July and August.
The vast majority of Americans across demographic and partisan groups agree that women should have equal rights with men. However, about three-in-ten men say women’s gains have come at the expense of men.
Even when White churches say they are committed to addressing racism, their attention can be fleeting. Black Christians fear the current attention might spark a backlash to racial justice.
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In the middle of one of the highest COVID-19 surges worldwide, pastors serving Florida’s hard-hit Hispanic community are suffering illnesses among their respective congregations while continuing their ministry.
Crowded bars and house parties have been identified as culprits in spreading the coronavirus. Meat packing plants, prisons and nursing homes are known hot spots. Then there’s the complicated case of America’s churches.
Dwight McKissic shares an open letter to SBTS President Al Mohler and SBTS trustees requesting they remove honors on campus to the school's founders, including by renaming SBTS's undergraduate college and several buildings.