A group of “never-Trump” Republicans targets Christian voters in its first political ad warning that “evangelical leaders who lay their loyalty and faith on the altar of Donald Trump are betraying...
January 26, 2020
Southern Baptist Theological Seminary has acknowledged that it benefited from the slave trade. A clergy group encouraged the school to give part of its endowment to a college started by people who had been enslaved.
June 13, 2019
The Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond opened in the wake of the Southern Baptist “conservative resurgence” launched in 1979.
December 19, 2018
Ellen Di Giosia was told that she could not vote in a statewide gathering of congregations.
November 17, 2017
The U.S. Supreme Court ruling in a Missouri case may affect a court in New Jersey looking at similar questions of church-state separation.
July 25, 2017
Wendell Griffen, an Arkansas circuit judge who also serves as a Baptist pastor, defended his participation in a death penalty protest after issuing a court order barring the state from using an exe...
April 26, 2017
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....
February 14, 2014
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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...
January 30, 2014
A Liberty University law professor and grandson of Billy Graham has told reporters that he thinks evangelicals are worse than Catholics when it comes to responding to sexual abuse by clergy....
October 10, 2013
Annual baptisms in Southern Baptist churches have declined by 100,000 in the past 12 years and last year dropped to the lowest number in 64 years....
June 20, 2013
Leaders of the American Baptist Churches USA who serve in ministry to immigrants and refugees welcomed a bipartisan framework unveiled by eight senators who are being called the “gang of eight” for...
February 14, 2013