(RNS) — A newly discovered letter from one former prominent leader of the Southern Baptist Convention to another reveals a depth of mistrust and suspicion toward the denomination’s first black president.
(RNS) — Nominating Mohler was a preemptive move intended to block candidates from the denomination's more zealous "God and country" faction during what will be a potentially tumultuous U.S. presidential campaign.
(RNS) — Some evangelicals who denounce the prosperity gospel seem to have no problem touting the purity culture that say God will reward those who wait.
(RNS) — As the Southern Baptist Convention confronts allegations of sexual abuse in its ranks, leaders of some of its affiliated organizations as well as other denominations are seeking to educate clergy and other staffers about appropriate boundaries.
(RNS) — 'Names can be removed from a list, but the hurt victims deal with is more indelible,' said a spokesman for the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (RNS) — It’s a query that reflects the struggles of people facing diseases like Alzheimer’s and gives Louisville geropsychologist Benjamin Mast a chance to explain how workings of the brain can relate to functions of faith.
(RNS) — A new report detailing the history of slavery and racism at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary ends more than 50 years too soon.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (RNS) — The seminary released a 71-page report Wednesday that says its early trustees and faculty 'defended the righteousness of slaveholding.'
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (RNS) The seminary released a 71-page report Wednesday that says its early trustees and faculty 'defended the righteousness of slaveholding.'
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (RNS) — The president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary said the new position helps demonstrate the school has 'no tolerance on this campus for sexual harassment, assault, or disrespect.'
(RNS) — The daily drumbeat of bad news about SBC leaders has set the stage for the denomination’s annual meeting in Dallas this month. Will the meeting accelerate a decline? Or could it be the start of a revival? Our columnist's advice: Don’t write off the Southern Baptist Convention.
(RNS) City Church’s action places it in the ranks of at least two other large, urban evangelical congregations that have reversed their policies requiring celibacy for gay members.
Joshua Harris and C.J. Mahaney are no longer on the Gospel Coalition's council, the latest casualties in an ongoing struggle with sex abuse that has overshadowed some of the biggest names in evangelicalism.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (RNS) Our concern is to raise an alarm about the entire edifice of modern sexual morality, and to acknowledge that millions of evangelicals have unwittingly aided and abetted that moral revolution by an unreflective and unfaithful embrace of the contraceptive revolution.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Evangelical concerns about contraception are about much more than contraception, and the debate over birth control is a mere skirmish in a larger theological and ideological battle.
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