On Feb. 11, the state of Alabama intends to execute Willie B. Smith III without his pastor by his side — which Smith alleges is a violation of his religious freedom.
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WASHINGTON (RNS) — China, Iran and other countries that the U.S. considers the most egregious religious liberty violators aren’t invited to the State Department’s second summit on religious freedom this week, said Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback.
The International Assistance Mission has rejected Taliban claims that 10 staffers from the Christian aid agency who were killed in Afghanistan had been trying to convert Muslims.
Regaining control is the heart of the Missouri Baptist Convention’s ongoing legal action against three formerly affiliated institutions. If control cannot be restored, then the convention would like its “stuff” returned, a Cole County judge learned May 11.
Members of the worship band Addison Road are enjoying their ride into prominence in Christian music. But ministering to students remains the group’s focus.
LIBERTY — “You are a Christian and a Baptist now not because of your own faith and prayers, but because of others,” Carolyn Ann Knight told nearly 1,000 Baptist Border Crossing attendees. “Someone,