Senator Kamala Harris of California could become the fifth Baptist to serve as U.S. vice president. She would stand in stark contrast to other Baptist VPs — especially the first one, a slaveholder who was open about his enslaved common-law wife and their children.b
John Finley, executive director of the Baptist History and Heritage Society, talks about the importance of churches keeping records during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Thirty years ago this summer, a group of 137 youth and adults spent a week in Appalachian coal country doing construction work on nine homes and sharing the Gospel in the neighborhoods where they worked.
When 327 delegates met at First Baptist Church in Augusta, Ga., on May 8, 1845, they did more than start a new convention of Baptist churches in the South.
Last week, Southern Seminary President Al Mohler sparked controversy as he reversed course and endorsed President Donald Trump’s reelection. But should we really expect anything different from a man who continues to affirm the theology of slaveholders who damned people to hell on Earth just
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, recently removed dozens of stained glass windows. The windows featured neither biblical characters nor historical saints, but recent Baptists honored as part of the rightward shift of the Southern Baptist Convention.
No one group has arguably done more — in the past — to advance religious freedom than evangelicals. Understanding their role in crafting religious freedom makes recent news all the more tragic, but also hints at a better way forward for the evangelical movement as