LOUISVILLE, Ky. (ABP) – A somber Advent tradition was mingled with hope as Highland Baptist Church in Louisville, Ky., placed 46 crosses on its lawn Dec. 4 – one for each of the city’s homicide victims so far this year. Pastor Joe Phelps said he
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (ABP) – Media attention to this week’s groundbreaking visit to Myanmar by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will include a network news story featuring a Kentucky Baptist church that has become a spiritual home for resettled refugees in the country historically known as
LAKE ELMO, Minn. (ABP) – Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann, who earlier this year withdrew her membership from a Lutheran church that received media attention for anti-Catholic teachings, now is reportedly a former Baptist.
WASHINGTON (ABP) – Americans United for Separation of Church and State asked the Internal Revenue Service Oct.11 to investigate whether a Southern Baptist pastor in the news for calling Mormonism a “cult” broke the law by posting on his church's website videos of himself endorsing
WASHINGTON (ABP) – The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Oct. 5 in a closely watched case involving a church’s right to hire or fire ministers for reasons like religious doctrine that in other settings would be job discrimination.
MADISON, Wis. (ABP) – A federal court ruled Sept. 9 that two Wisconsin public high schools’ practice of holding graduation ceremonies in a church did not violate the constitutionally mandated separation of church and state.