Wednesday, 04 December 2013 20:12

Prof cites rights violations at border

Miguel De La Torre says using words like “hospitality” to discuss immigration reform assumes that “I own the house.”

Published in Social Issues
Wednesday, 13 November 2013 18:37

SBC leader, other clergy, meet with Obama

Russell Moore of the SBC Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, was among a small group of faith leaders invited to the White House today to discuss immigration reform with President Obama.

Published in Politics
Monday, 04 November 2013 17:50

KBF caravan finds joy, pain in Morocco

A Kentucky group focused on women in ministry gets reminded of the extreme poverty and human trafficking that afflicts immigrants in Morocco.

Published in Organizations

Barrett Duke of the SBC Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission says that after baptizing immigrants and welcoming them into their churches, evangelicals have a harder time believing they should be deported.

Published in Politics
Monday, 21 October 2013 00:48

Immigration up next for Obama, Baptists

Religious groups, including CBF and the Alliance of Baptists, urge Americans to educate themselves and prepare to contact legislators as the immigration reform debate prepares to take center stage at the White House and Capitol Hill.

Published in Organizations
Friday, 11 October 2013 15:32

Book says faith overcomes discrimination

Contributions document how an ecumenical movement opposed an Alabama law illegalizing ministry to undocumented immigrants. The book should also remind Baptists that they were once reviled minorities, and that they should conduct themselves accordingly, a prominent theologian says.

Published in People
Wednesday, 18 September 2013 15:45

Cambodian sisters master church cooking

Cambodian sisters Run Tep and Roeung Tep are celebrating 30- and 25-year anniversaries as cooks at Broadway Baptist Church in Fort Worth, Texas, where they have mastered cooking and ministry to the congregation and surrounding community. 

Published in People
Thursday, 29 August 2013 00:00

CBF leader pushes for immigration reform

CBF head Suzii Paynter joined America Online founder Steve Case and others in a telephone press conference urging Congress to approve immigration reform beneficial to business, immigrants and faith.

Published in Organizations
Monday, 26 August 2013 18:58

Alliance signs letter opposing Safe Act

Faith groups including the Alliance of Baptists say proposed legislation to improve border security would criminalize the work of churches ministering in good faith to people in need.

Published in Politics
Sunday, 11 August 2013 17:38

Even Westboro loves its friends

The Phelps family of Westboro Baptist Church opens its arms to like-minded newcomers, but Christ challenges his disciples to go much further in the way of hospitality. 

Published in Commentaries
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