Seven things you should know about poverty

Poverty by the numbers.

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Veteran activists say LGBT inclusion nothing new

Churches making headlines today for advocating LGBT equality are simply doing what those on the front lines have been doing for years.

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Baptist church ordains transgender woman

In what is likely a first, Calvary Baptist Church in Washington ordained Allyson Robinson, who was previously ordained as a man, to the gospel ministry.

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Baptists represented in presidential meeting on child immigrant crisis

President Obama holds roundtable discussion in Dallas one day after requesting $3.7 billion for emergency spending.

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Ukrainian Baptists continue ministry amid conflict, leader says

Seminary president believes upheaval has enhanced churches’ unity.

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Anti-trafficking campaigner recognized with human rights award

The Baptist World Alliance honors pastor who “preaches and lives the Word authentically.”

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Former assistant pastor charged with abuse

Sharon Heights Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., terminated a staff pastor immediately after learning of his arrest last month on molestation charges.

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Hispanic Baptists seek ways to help border crisis

As thousands of unaccompanied children cross the border, convention calls for aid.

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From minority to majority: Are Baptists living up to their heritage?

From minority to majority: Are Baptists living up to their heritage?

Are the spiritual descendants of Baptists Clarke, Holmes, Ireland and Leland living up to their courageous stands for religious minorities?

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Is — or isn't — religious liberty under siege?

Americans disagree on the extent of religious discrimination in the U.S., with some saying it all comes down to perspective. 

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