After 14 controversy-filled months as the only announced candidate for the next president of the Southern Baptist Convention, Al Mohler will face at least one challenger in the vote this June. Mike Stone, a Baptist pastor from Georgia announced his candidacy Wednesday.
Alex Malarkey recants his story: ‘I did not die — I did not go to heaven.’ It turns out that “The Boy Who Came Back From Heaven” never went there in the first place. Many people are disappointed by the admission; others
CVS pharmacies announced in early February that its 7,600 stores would cease selling cigarettes and other tobacco products, a decision that will cost the corporation roughly $2 billion a year in revenues.
The inauguration of an African-American president and the celebration of the contributions of Martin Luther King Jr. on the same day underscored progress in America in the arena of civil rights. President Obama, of course, is beginning his second term as the
Most Baptist entities these days are challenged not only to be more effective but to be more efficient as they deal with shrinking income, whether they be state or national conventions, regional associations, ministry-specific agencies and organizations or the local church.
We have grown accustomed to making voting decisions in simplistic fashion, not based upon seeking out solid information on a candidate's record or character but upon political hearsay or sophisticated manipulation of the record. We excuse the manipulators of such information, suggesting this is
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (ABP) – A Southern Baptist evangelist who orchestrated the first gathering of what became known as the Religious Right in 1980 is now seeking to mobilize a new coalition of Catholic, Protestant and evangelical voters to save America’s economy.
The two words "life" and "estate" seem to conflict in my mind.
When I think of "estate," my thoughts move to the things that are left behind when we leave this earth.
NEW YORK (ABP) -- Observers of religion in public life have been scratching their heads about inclusion of a Baptist scholar known for advocating the separation of church and state in a recent Newsweek magazine article titled "Faces of the Christian Right."
As crude oil began to gush into the Gulf of Mexico, everyone seemed to focus more on finger-pointing than on taking responsibility and finding solutions to the disaster. Where can a citizen lodge a legal complaint that would bring damage-control to bear upon a situation