Reflecting on a past experience, contemporary science, and biblical teachings, columnist Wade Paris writes about why we lie and, more importantly, why we should tell the truth.
As my Armenian family grieves for Artsakh, John 17 offers a guide for all Christians to intercede for all conflicts. Read full piece
A Baptist church was damaged by recent shelling in the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh in Azerbaijan. The incident on Thursday (Oct. 8) adds to difficulties for the small Baptist community in the region.
Donald Trump seems to have joined himself with conspiracy theorists on the Christian right early in his political career. The rhetoric of conspiracy, now used by Trump, was already foundational for many prominent figures of the Christian right.
After months of some Black Southern Baptist leaders urging Southern Baptist Theological Seminary to remove names of enslavers from campus buildings and programs, trustees at the school in Louisville, Kentucky, unanimously voted Monday (Oct. 12) not to change the names.
Voter mobilization in Black church communities will look much different in 2020, due in large part to the coronavirus pandemic that has infected millions across the U.S. and has taken a disproportionate toll on Black America.
Conflicts about professors at Baptist schools raise many important questions. What is the purpose of education? How much academic freedom should professors have in their scholarship and lectures? And who gets to decide what is “acceptable” for a professor to say?
The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, more than two years after it acknowledged its complicity in slavery, still has the names of Confederates James Boyce, John Broadus, William Williams and Basil Manly Jr. on buildings and programs at its Lexington Road campus. Read full piece
Songs are the surest way to teach theology. About 40% of the Psalms are psalms of lament. Even those that are not fully lamentations contain elements of the Old Testament’s language of protest in faith. Read full piece