DALLAS (RNS) — The Caring Well conference on sexual abuse in the Southern Baptist Convention devoted its second and third days to hearing from critics of the denomination's response to victims.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The statement aims to help evangelicals proactively navigate their use of technology like smartphones and virtual assistants such as Siri or Alexa from a scriptural perspective that focuses on ethics about human dignity.
(RNS) — 'I am committed to doing everything possible to ensure we never make these mistakes again,' Southern Baptist Convention President J.D. Greear said in response to an investigation by Texan newspapers.
(RNS) — The allegations are awkward for Harris, who made a name for himself in the Tar Heel state as a conservative crusader and once argued for greater involvement for pastors in politics.
DALLAS (RNS) — New SBC President J.D. Greear said he is 'very open to anything that can lead to a greater transparency and greater safety and that prioritizes the safety of the victim above everything.'
(RNS) — If we benefit from the status quo, we can seek to maintain it rather than recognize that a wheel of injustice might be grinding our neighbor down. King shone a light on that injustice and it often made white Christians uncomfortable. His words and legacy, if we listen, still make us uncomfortable today.
(RNS) — From Memphis to Washington, here are a few ways faith groups and their partners are noting that date in history.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (USA Today) — The Friday morning panel prompted a demonstration from Faith in America, a nonprofit that tries to stop 'harmful anti-LGBT religious teachings.'
(RNS) You and I are followers of Christ in a deeply polarized nation. Let's have a courageous conversation to pave a way forward together.
(RNS) Although his apology for being 'unnecessarily harsh' toward Trump supporters was accepted by the Southern Baptist Convention's top brass, the public voice of America's largest denomination still faces a groundswell of grass-roots discontent.
(RNS) A new statement was released a week after ethicist Russell Moore and Southern Baptist leader Frank Page issued a shorter joint statement about how they 'fully support one another.'
(RNS) With 81 percent of white evangelicals supporting Trump in the November election and Southern Baptists striving to improve on their history that includes a defense of slavery, the questions roiling around Moore have included matters of race.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Confirmation hearings begin next week for Donald Trump’s pick for U.S attorney general, who finds fodder in the Bible to justify his reactionary anti-immigrant positions. But the Alabama senator is out of step with more than a millennium of Christian thought and discipleship.
(RNS) In his column, Moore said there were times during the campaign he thought it would have been 'negligent' to keep quiet.
(RNS) Until a new wave of radical Islam appeared, Baptists were united in seeing religious liberty as a fundamental principle of Baptist identity.