(RNS) — Greear also called for new clergy to be trained in preventing sex abuse and he challenged Southern Baptists not to be divided by the U.S. presidential election.
(RNS) — Southern Baptists have struggled over the meaning of critical race theory in particular and the direction of the denomination in general.
(RNS) — Reported baptisms declined in eight of the last 10 years and dropped by more than 100,000 since 2009, according to the denomination's Annual Church Profile.
(RNS) — Ronnie Floyd, an Arkansas megachurch pastor and Trump spiritual adviser, has been nominated lead the Southern Baptist Convention's Executive Committee.
(RNS) — Faithful Christians will never give today’s headlines the same weight we do our Bibles, but we should appreciate the way a free press contributes to a healthy civil society.
(RNS) — If we want our children to be safer, we cannot afford the comfortable delusion that this is an isolated problem.
(RNS) — At a time when decommissioned houses of worship are converted into nightclubs, restaurants, or condominiums, a different kind of transformation is preserving churches and synagogues as sacred spaces.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Inside and outside the classroom, the 53-year-old Maine native said her goal is to help all creatures great and small (she’s an animal rights activist too) improve their lives.
(RNS) — The creation of an advisory panel marks an early concrete step as the denomination aims to root out sexual abuse and coverups.
(RNS) — The first Generation X president of the nation’s largest Protestant denomination said he wants to focus more on what all Southern Baptists embrace than what divides them.
DALLAS (RNS) — The day before his speech, a Southern Baptist attending the annual meeting requested reconsideration of the plans to welcome Pence. He was overruled.
(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) — The little known history of how America's Christians got entangled with America's beauty pageant.
(RNS) — He's still listed on the program as giving the sermon at his denomination's annual convention in Dallas on June 12-13.
(RNS) — "As a result of a personal failing, I have embarrassed my family, my Lord, myself, and the Kingdom," Page said.