(RNS) — Today (Nov. 3) marks exactly one year until the 2020 U.S. presidential election. Christian leaders across theological and political divides are kicking off an initiative called “Golden Rule 2020: A Call for Dignity and Respect in Politics.”
(RNS) — “God don’t mean people to own people.” That simple statement, uttered by Cynthia Erivo in the title role of "Harriet," a new movie about Harriet Tubman, reveals a truth long known by scholars of the woman dubbed “Moses.”
WASHINGTON (BP) -- A historian, an ethicist and a pastor -- all Baptists -- displayed a difference of opinion on the usefulness of the word "evangelical" and the state of evangelicalism in an Oct. 29 conversation at the Museum of the Bible.
RICHMOND, Va. — “I literally was born into domestic violence,” Jocelyn Henry-Whitehead quietly reflected. “My father was a pastor; my mother was a pastor’s wife. I grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, and our home was just total chaos. “Every day, I always walked on eggshells
MOBILE, Ala. (BP) -- Reid Guy, senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Chickasaw, Ala., doesn't want to be a statistic. "Statistics show that 100 churches across our country close their doors every week," he said. "And we don't think God is ready for us
Over the weekend, U.S. Special Operations forces trapped terrorist leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who then killed himself with a suicide blast. The world is safer with al-Baghdadi no longer planning terrorist activities. But that doesn’t mean we should cheer his death.
As the Missouri Baptist Convention met for its annual meeting in Branson, Missouri,messengers were met with anonymous attack filers, public airing of disagreements in convention speeches, and implicit legal threats, continuing a nearly-yearlong controversy regarding a professor fired by Southwest Baptist University.
(RNS) — Prominent gospel musician Kirk Franklin says he will boycott the Christian music Dove Awards, citing frustrations with the Gospel Music Association and Trinity Broadcasting Network for editing his past acceptance speeches to remove mentions of race and police shootings.
As the Missouri Baptist Convention’s annual meeting starts today (Oct. 28), leaders are at odds with a Baptist school in the state, with . While the MBC demands Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri, adopt changes to its governance documents, the two groups are disagreeing