Women are fully equal to men under the law in only six nations, according to a World Bank report published in late February. The U.S. was ranked 65 out of 187, receiving a score of 83.75 – the same rating as The Bahamas, Kenya and
NASHVILLE (BP) -- Americans are expected to wager more than $8 billion on this year's NCAA men's basketball tournament. A LifeWay Research survey conducted last fall found if sports gambling does become legal in their state, many pastors are already planning their response.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) — A group of Nashville churches decided recently to pray for every resident in their Bible Belt city. Then they sent out postcards to everyone on their prayer list. Some folks saw the prayers as an act of kindness. Others, a little
NASHVILLE (BP) -- LifeWay Christian Resources is charting a new course in 2019 marking a shift to a digital retail strategy. As part of the transition, LifeWay will close its 170 brick-and-mortar stores in 2019. The number of affected employees was not released today (March
(RNS) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said people of all faiths will have “something to say” about the Israeli-Palestinian peace plan the White House is expected to announce after Israel’s elections in two weeks.
“I candidly looked around and didn’t recognize what I had become," confessed a Baptist pastor in 2014, active on social media and the blogosphere. "My friends suggested that the over-zealousness of a reckless critic is ultimately no better than error.”
CHICAGO (BP) -- A three-judge panel of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago ruled unanimously the long-standing clergy allowance does not violate the First Amendment clause that prohibits government establishment of religion, reversing a federal judge's 2017 opinion.