While the U.S. Constitution specifically mandates no religious litmus test should be used to determine who holds office, Christians still grapple with how—and if—their faith should inform their choice in candidates. And they often use the Bible to back their decisions.
WASHINGTON (ABP) -- A church-state watchdog group has called on the Internal Revenue Service to investigate a church in Oklahoma for violating a law that prohibits tax-exempt charities from endorsing political candidates.
Editor's Note: This article is the third in a seven-part series examining some aspects of the current conflict between the Missouri Baptist Convention and five related institutions. When trustees of the Missouri Baptist Foundation, Missouri Baptist University, The Baptist Home, Windermere Baptist Conference Center
Bill Webb Word&Way Editor A Bush-Cheney campaign initiative that targets churches - particularly conservative churches - is attracting criticism from across the spectrum of Baptist life. And rightly so. The campaign has provided coalition coordinators with a sheet asking them to: -- "Send your church