Unusual faith coalition calls on Congress to limit payday loans Opponents of payday lending have a new ally in the fight against predatory lenders. Leaders from the 15.7-million member Southern Baptist Convention (SBC). “We cannot sit...Show More Summary
Russell Moore, president of the ethics and public policy arm of the largest Protestant denomination in the U.S., shares his frustrations with how some Christians fail to pursue racial reconciliation and the particular challenge he faces as a white man in ministry in a video recently shared online.
The $16 Million Dollar Mary Harvin Transformation Center Will Be Rebuilt(Click On The Link To Listen To The Mayor's Words)Mary Harvin Transformation Center - Southern Baptist Church PSYCHOLOGY NOT POLITICSDoes it seem ironic that the...Show More Summary
Presidential candidate Ted Cruz announced his presidential bid at Liberty University, a well-known conservative, Christian college founded by Jerry Falwell. It's a testament to his faith and Southern Baptist roots that have kept him grounded throughout his life. But here are five facts you may not know about Cruz's personal faith.
The new film Blackbird shares the story of a 17-year-old man struggling with his sexual orientation while living in a Southern Baptist community.
The missionary organization of the largest Protestant church in America has adjusted its standards for missionaries so that people who have spoken in tongues may join.
IMB president says changes will help unite Southern Baptists on mission. International Mission Board (IMB) trustees approved policy changes this week regarding baseline qualifications for IMB missionaries. There have been various misunderstandings...Show More Summary
The decline in Americans who identify as Christian shown by a new Pew report is mostly due to those with weak church ties no longer identifying as Christian, Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, recently wrote. Was he correct? The Christian Post contacted Pew Research Center to find out.
New rules also loosen restrictions on baptism, divorce, and parents of teens. For more than a decade, the Southern Baptist Convention’s International Mission Board (IMB) disqualified candidates who spoke in tongues or who had been baptized...Show More Summary
NEW YORK (RNS) "The collapse of the Protestant mainline has been swift, steady, and self-inflicted," Southern Baptist Theological Seminary President R. Albert Mohler wrote in 2008. Mohler's views align with those of many other evangelical...Show More Summary
LGBT advocates are calling on the IRS to investigate a Southern Baptist megachurch in Plano, Texas, over a clergy member's involvement in last week's City Council elections. Mike Buster, executive pastor at Prestonwood Baptist Church — also known as "Six...
Russell Moore, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, responded to the new Pew Study survey documenting the decline of Christians and rise of religiously unaffiliated, by calling the "increasing strangeness" of Christianity "good news" for the church.
Mike Huckabee was a Southern Baptist minister before entering the politics and running for president in 2008. Now, he is running again and clinging to his conservative values to help him win the coveted office. Here are six facts about his faith that readers should know.
Mary Jane Kennedy is a Southern Baptist mother of three who has taught Bible study and Sunday school at her church.
Southern Baptist Church Pastor Donte Hickman Sr., building developers and Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake vowed Monday to rebuild a $16 million senior center that was burned to the ground in East Baltimore last week during the riots sparked by the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray.
Hold on to your hats, folks! Southern Baptist minister and former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee has entered the presidential race, setting up a fight to the finish with tea party favorite Texas Sen. Ted Cruz for the GOP's most hallowed being: the evangelical voter. Cruz may have announced his candidacy at Rev. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (RNS) Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is no stranger to the pulpit — or politics. The former Fox News Channel host announced Tuesday (May 5) his bid for the GOP nomination for the White House. Here are five facts about this Southern Baptist’s perspectives on faith. 1. Show More Summary
Former Arkansas Governor and Southern Baptist minister Mike Huckabee announced his candidacy for the 2016 presidential election in a Tuesday morning speech given at the University of Arkansas Community College campus in Hope, Arkansas, the very town where he grew up.
Former Arkansas Gov Mike Huckabee (R) officially kicked off his presidential bid on Tuesday with a folksy campaign speech filled with references to his Christian faith. The former Southern Baptist pastor opened his address by noting some of the religious lessons he learned while growing up in his hometown of Hope, Arkansas. Show More Summary
Dr. Ben Carson, who announced he's running for president from Detroit, is seen as a relatively conservative candidate by the media and some in the Republican Party. Yet his Southern Baptist Convention snub shows that he's still too liberal for some conservatives that he badly needs to win to get the GOP nomination. Dr. Show More Summary