DALLAS (RNS) — There has been recent speculation about whether someday, or sooner, a woman should be nominated for Southern Baptist Convention president.
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Adelle M. Banks, production editor and a national reporter, joined RNS in 1995. An award-winning journalist, she previously was the religion reporter at the Orlando Sentinel and a reporter at The Providence Journal and newspapers in the upstate New York communities of Syracuse and Binghamton.
(RNS) — 'The mood of the Southern Baptist Convention right now would be similar to that of the country after Watergate,' said Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission.
(RNS) — He's still listed on the program as giving the sermon at his denomination's annual convention in Dallas on June 12-13.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — West said he’s had to answer critics who can’t understand how he travels around the country with George: 'I say, "Have you met him? Have you sat down and talked with him?"'
(RNS) — The leader of the Yale Center for Faith and Culture talked about the difference between joy and happiness, biblical lessons on joy and how the average person can find joy.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — 'Mr. Secretary, anti-Semitism starts with Jews, but doesn't end there: when any minority is threatened, everyone is less safe,' the signatories told Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — More than 1,700 groups have visited the high-tech Museum of the Bible that sits two blocks from the National Mall, the site of the U.S. Capitol, art galleries and other museums.
(RNS) — 'To all people I offer my apology, but especially to women, to the family of Southern Baptists, my friends and the churches,' he said.
(RNS) — 'For many churchgoers, tithing is just another term for generosity,' said LifeWay Research's Scott McConnell.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — 'From the blood that was spilled, from the ashes, glory is rising,' said Pastor Frank Pomeroy.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — 'We take this step because we know that in solving the many, many problems and our great challenges, faith is more powerful than government and nothing is more powerful than God,' he said in a Rose Garden ceremony.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The president plans to sign the order in a Rose Garden ceremony Thursday (May 3) that is expected to be attended by members of his Cabinet and some 200 representatives of religious groups.
(RNS) — Organizers expect millions to attend some 40,000 events to mark the day that has been observed annually since 1952 according to an act of Congress.
(RNS) — Professors of homiletics picked the dozen — 11 men and one woman — from nearly 800 nominees.
(RNS) — His theology contrasted sharply with traditional views by articulating God’s identification with U.S. blacks.