Seventeen months after Southwest Baptist University found its accreditation on probation, the school is trying to convince the Higher Learning Commission that the problems have been fixed. But as the HLC conducts a review on Monday, a key problem remains unresolved.
More than 60 years ago, a historic Black church was forced to give up its sanctuary, compensated for what it says was a fraction of its value, to an urban renewal project that wiped out the heart of an African American neighborhood known as the Hill District. Now, Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church is poised to recoup some of that loss and reclaim a spot near its former home.
The Rev. Paige Swaim-Presley and the Rev. Elizabeth Davidson say they were informed in late February a formal complaint has been filed against them, allegedly for officiating a same-sex wedding.
Head of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, the public policy arm of the SBC, Leatherwood is calling on legislators to pass a law to remove firearms from people who are a danger to themselves and others.
For some, fear-saturated stories about the rapture can generate lifelong panic, paranoia, and anxiety.
The head of the country’s largest Lutheran denomination announced Wednesday that the ELCA is launching an initiative to help its members better understand the “colonizing impacts” the church has had.
A new study found that the most popular worship songs come from a handful of megachurches with a knack for writing pop songs about what God will do for you.
This issue of A Public Witness will take you to church in the wake of recent news about gun violence protests out of Tennessee to hear how a couple of ministers see the good news of the resurrection giving us a message for the here and now.
President since 2014, Pettit had helped soften some of the school’s rules while maintaining its conservative beliefs. That did not sit well with some board members.
The Raab Collection put up for sale a rare 15th-century manuscript containing a cipher that, when decoded, helped calculate the date of Easter during the Middle Ages.