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Delegates to the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Thursday (May 23) approved new membership guidelines which open the ranks of the organization to homosexual members. Young men who openly claim to be homosexual may now participate as Scouts.
Disaster relief ministry is a marathon, a chief coordinator said, and Southern Baptists are in it for the long haul, scurrying to help in Moore, Okla., and other places where creation's groaning has left people in need.
Iran's treatment of its Christian minority has come under fresh scrutiny in recent months with some harsh reports on the country's human rights record. Reports from the United Kingdom's Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) and New York-based International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran (ICHRI) cite evidence of "systematic persecution and prosecution" of Protestants and Christian converts, as part of a widespread violation of international laws.
While not all churchgoers are particularly transparent or open about their faith, mature Christians are consistent in character and identity around non-believers, LifeWay research reveals.
Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary President Jason K. Allen,in commencement address, tells graduates "Why You Are Here & Why You Now Must Go."
In the densely populated country of Bangladesh, where poverty leads women and children to beg on the streets, Christian workers have established a shelter that leads girls away from begging and toward Jesus.
Times of tragedy show that Americans still believe God is the one who can help, says columnist Ed Stetzer.
Columnist Penna Dexter says the public shaming of abortionists like Kermit Gosnell should change Americans' view of unborn life.
Southern Baptists throughout social media took note that NBC News anchor Brian Williams and reporter Harry Smith mentioned on air the quick response of Southern Baptist Disaster Relief workers in Moore, Okla., Tuesday (May 21).
A U.S. Senate committee has approved immigration reform legislation without including provisions for same-sex partners opposed by Southern Baptist and other evangelical Christian leaders.
A record number of Americans believe homosexuality is morally acceptable and is something people are born with, according a new Gallup poll.
The U.S. State Department disappointed religious freedom advocates by again failing to designate in its latest annual report the world's worst violators of the human right.
About two-thirds of the 12 million Bibles printed in China in 2012 were exported, with only about 4 million remaining for Christians in the Asian giant.
Kelly Boggs, editor of the Louisiana Baptist Message, reports and comments on further details about Louisiana College's trustee vote to exonerate the college president, Joe Aguillard, of charges of misappropriation of funds and of misleading trustees.
A new documentary by Southern Baptist filmmaker Greg Tomlin tells the battlefield conversion story of Vietnam veteran Paul Longgrear and aims at deepening relationships between Vietnam veterans and their children.
Columnist R. Albert Mohler Jr. says the Boy Scouts' proposal to change their policy on homosexuality "would surrender principle and forfeit the future" of the organization if passed.
Columnist and Direct of Missions Joe Wright urges Southern Baptists to pray for DOMs and associations, which he says help churches "become more effective in their Kingdom work."
Dozens were killed as a historic tornado moved through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore, Okla., Monday afternoon (May 20) prompting the North American Mission Board to direct all incoming disaster relief funds to the area.
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to take up a prayer case that could have a major impact on the intersection between church and state and finally bring clarity to what is allowed -- such as the mention of "Jesus" -- in prayers at government meetings.