Bob Allen writes for Associated Baptist Press.
In what is likely a first, Calvary Baptist Church in Washington, D.C., has ordained Allyson Robinson, who was previously ordained as a man, to the gospel ministry.
The transgender woman, who attended George W. Truett Theological Seminary and pastored a church in Central Texas as a man, has returned to the pulpit.
Promoting religious freedom is an important part of U.S. foreign policy, President Obama told about 3,500 attendees at the 62nd National Prayer Breakfast at a Washington hotel.
The attorney for a man awarded $12.5 million by a Florida jury for sexual abuse suffered at the hands of a Baptist minister says the verdict could transform how Southern Baptists handle accusations of clergy misconduct.
An independent Baptist pastor has resigned his church in Georgia after allegations about sexual abuse 18 years ago in Michigan resurfaced on the Internet.
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