Word&Way Editor Brian Kaylor wrote a guest op-ed for the Missouri Times about a state bill to make it easier to bring concealed weapons into houses of worship.Read full piece
With major professional sports teams supporting efforts to legalize sports betting and one of the world’s largest gambling companies backing a multimillion-dollar lobbying effort on behalf of casinos, gambling opponents recognize the potential for a David-and-Goliath battle in the Texas Legislature.Read full piece
Russell Jackson writes an open letter to the faulty at Southwest Baptist University, offering specific steps they could take amid controversies involving trustee changes, terminated professors, an accreditation inquiry, and more.
Editor Brian Kaylor reflects on the second impeachment of Donald Trump, the role of religion in the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, and biblical stories of Moses and Jesus that offer a different path.
There are numerous Christian nonprofits in the United States that teach “economic discipleship” — the idea that money and faith go hand in hand. These groups stress that money is one of the most common topics discussed in the Bible — and one that’s often
When the Baptist World Alliance last month named Marsha Scipio director of its global aid organization, BWAid, it said her job would be to respond to people suffering in times of crisis by networking with other agencies to boost sustainability and capacity.Read full piece
A resolution heard Tuesday (Feb. 9) in the Missouri Senate Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions, and Ethics Committee states “that the times have once again changed and we declare the March 22, 1852, Missouri Supreme Court Dred Scott decision is fully and entirely renounced.”
Karen Swallow Prior writes to explain why she’s still here. Still in the church. Still part of the bride — even if the reality of life in the church hasn’t quite met up to her youthful idealism.
The Vatican is calling for a new paradigm of care for older people after what it calls the “massacre” wrought by the coronavirus pandemic, which has disproportionately killed people living in nursing homes.
Civil Rights icon Amos C. Brown, pastor of Third Baptist Church in San Francisco where Vice President Kamala Harris is a member, writes in response to White Southern Baptist pastors calling Harris a “Jezebel.”