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From online campaigns for justice to popular TikTok challenges, Black young adults are at the forefront of social media trends. But when it comes to the Black Church, the same cannot be said ⁠— it has lagged behind in the rush to go digital.

A new documentary, which is to be released on demand and in select theaters on Friday (July 3), traces the journey of U.S. Rep. John Lewis, a Baptist, from the fields of Alabama to the halls of Congress. The film portrays how Lewis was shaped by his faith and guided by religious leaders such as Martin Luther King Jr. and James Lawson, two advocates for nonviolent civil rights action.

On April 1, following a wave of lawsuits over privacy breaches, Zoom CEO Eric Yuan ordered a halt to work on new features and vowed to fix the service's weaknesses in 90 days. That time is up, and Zoom is ready to take a bow.

The first time the Rev. Lettie Moses Carr saw Jesus depicted as Black, she was in her 20s. It felt “weird,” Carr said; until that moment, she’d always thought Jesus was white.

Israeli regulators on Sunday announced they ordered a U.S.-based evangelical broadcaster taken off the air, saying the channel hid its missionary agenda when it applied for a license.

Earlier this month, Phil Vischer — creator of “VeggieTales” and voice of Bob the Tomato in the popular Christian animation series — posted a video that attempts to answer the question: “Why are people so angry?”

The Baptist World Alliance (BWA) announced the launch of a new, mobile-optimized website providing online training for both the practical and theological facets of children and youth ministry leadership.

While many times it takes an anniversary, birth, or calamity to inspire gathering and preserving history, there is no best time – though there are a lot of worst times. Your history is continually subject to disaster, decay, death, dementia, or drive failure.

A publicist for Amy Grant says the contemporary Christian singer had open heart surgery on Wednesday to fix a heart condition she has had since birth.

From "The Birth of a Nation," the 1915 silent movie some historians blame for a resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan, to Spike Lee’s "BlacKkKlansman" more than 100 years later, movies have reflected and shaped Americans’ attitudes toward race, said Baylor University professor Greg Garrett.