As religious faith has declined, ideological intensity has risen. Will the quest for secular redemption through politics doom the American idea? Read full piece
In the decades surrounding Baylor University’s founding, Texas Baptists reflected the prevailing culture — including support for slavery, three historians agreed during an online forum sponsored by the university.Read full piece
Popular Bible teacher Beth Moore may be the most high-profile Southern Baptist to publicly cut ties with the conservative evangelical denomination in the last year, but she is not the only one to go.Read full piece
Amid concerns at Southwest Baptist University after the Board of Trustees denied tenure or promotion to multiple professors, leaders of the school in Bolivar, Missouri, insist they will not eliminate or change the Division of Behavioral Sciences.
Luis Palau, an evangelical pastor who was born in Argentina and went on to work with Billy Graham before establishing his own powerhouse international ministry, died Thursday. He was 86.
Before passing away last July, famed civil rights activist C.T. Vivian started working on his autobiography, which will be released next week. In the book, he reflected on his role in key civil rights moments. And he suggested the “origins” of his character could be
A study of 1,000 U.S. Protestant churchgoers found 91% said they planned on returning to in-person worship when it is safe to do so. The study from Lifeway Research, a nonprofit affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention, suggests churchgoers are eager to return to pre-pandemic worship practices.
Baylor University will create an endowed faculty position for the study of Black worship, with a gift from the Prichard Family Foundation and Ella Wall Prichard of Corpus Christi, Texas.Read full piece
While that picture is still murky, it’s become increasingly apparent that this movement has attracted a significant number of White evangelical Christians, which could have implications for the movement’s future.Read full piece