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.
What's really happening is a concerted effort to deny the truth of the Bible about who we are as men and women, says a Southern Baptist theologian.
(RNS) There's a holier-than-thou Twitter smackdown underway between The Donald and a top Southern Baptist theologian.
He stood by his principles and he thought with the future in mind, says a Southern Baptist leader of the Catholic jurist.
(RNS) Moore has received much attention as the head of Southern Baptists’ political arm. But some denominational leaders are now criticizing his job performance.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Many are first-timers at the anti-abortion annual event. "This is an issue that is worth walking in a blizzard for,” said one woman planning to march.
(RNS) If Southern Baptists' public posture remains primarily a catalog of concerns of aggrieved white conservatives, they shouldn’t be surprised if few black folks come along.
(RNS) For both sides, alleged friendships could pose a risk, as relationships could be perceived as acceptance.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The Nashville conference was remarkable for two notable shifts: a change in tone -- call it a kinder, gentler opposition to homosexuality -- and a pragmatic concession that the fight over gay marriage is largely lost.
(RNS) Though he often grapples with contentious political issues, Moore has spent much of his first year at the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission as the sexual ethicist in chief.
BALTIMORE (RNS) I once assumed the worst of Southern Baptists: anti-intellectual, homophobic and possibly even racist authoritarians who cared mostly about their own power. Then I got to know some of them.
(RNS) Russell Moore is conservative but not angry. He's skeptical about politics, and believes that kindness is not a weakness. He's also critical of Bible Belt faith, which he says sees Christianity as a normal part of American life.
(RNS) The Southern Baptists' Russell Moore says evangelicals are more aggressive this time around because more immigrants have joined their congregations, giving members a better understanding of who they are.