Wednesday, 29 January 2014 16:31

From Baptist preacher to Episcopal priest

Former Alabama Baptist minister Malcolm Marler says his transition into the Episcopal priesthood was eased by his spiritual and pastoral formation in Baptist churches and schools.

Published in People
Friday, 15 November 2013 07:48

Va. Baptists say no to prayer amendment

The Baptist General Association of Virginia says amending a state ban on church/state separation drafted in 1776 is “unworthy” of citizen support.

Published in Organizations
Thursday, 07 November 2013 06:56

High court debates ‘legislative’ prayer

The Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty argued against imposing sectarian prayers at government meetings that are attended by citizens with other faiths or no faith at all.

Published in Social Issues
Wednesday, 16 October 2013 12:58

SBC leader defends ‘sectarian’ prayer

An upcoming Supreme Court case could clear up confusion over the government’s use of “legislative prayer” at public meetings.

Published in Politics
Tuesday, 24 September 2013 11:16

BJC opposes local government prayer

Official prayer at local government meetings violates the First Amendment and demeans genuine faith, the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty says in a brief filed Monday at the U.S. Supreme Court.

Published in Politics
Wednesday, 29 May 2013 13:47

Praying and working

Prayer is an essential form of work, and it must not be gainsaid as wishful thinking.

Published in Thinking Theologically
Wednesday, 22 May 2013 06:33

'Lord, bless these graduates'

The church must provide youth eternal truths throughout the stages of life -- including graduation.

Published in Commentaries
Tuesday, 21 May 2013 11:54

High court to hear prayers case

At issue is whether prayers said to open government meetings are constitutional.

Published in Politics
Tuesday, 16 April 2013 21:49

A prayer for Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Seventeenth Day of Easter/Day after the Boston Marathon Bombing

Published in Commentaries
Monday, 18 March 2013 09:55

Suzii Paynter on life, Lent and CBF

 CBF's new executive coordinator says keeping a spiritual focus helps her undertake a demanding schedule of travel and meetings.

Published in People
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