Friday, 01 February 2013 19:47

Contraceptive mandate opt-out expanded

New rules proposed by the Obama administration would exempt nonprofit religious employers like universities and hospitals from mandated coverage of contraceptives on moral grounds, but not for-profit businesses like Hobby Lobby, whose Southern Baptist owners claim a violation of their religious rights.

Published in Politics
Wednesday, 23 January 2013 18:38

So help me God?

Ceremonial words added at the end of the presidential oath of office, and not required by the Constitution, raise interesting questions about the role of faith in public life in a religiously pluralistic society.

Published in Thinking Theologically
Thursday, 10 January 2013 18:56

Giglio out of inauguration

Passion Conference founder Louie Giglio has been forced to withdraw from delivering the benediction at President Obama’s inaugural swearing-in ceremony Jan. 21.

Published in Politics
Tuesday, 08 January 2013 19:48

Youth speaker to pray at Obama inaugural

On the heels of the 2013 Passion Conference attended by 60,000 in Atlanta, Louie Giglio has accepted an invitation to deliver a prayer at President Obama’s upcoming inauguration.

Published in People
Thursday, 27 December 2012 17:40

Westboro: Condemn or ignore them?

A petition drive wants Westboro Baptist Church labeled a hate group. A Baptist minister says just ignore them.

Published in Organizations
Tuesday, 04 December 2012 17:50

Fiscal cliff talks worry charities

Eleventh-hour talks in Washington to avoid impending tax increases and spending cuts known collectively as the “fiscal cliff” have nonprofits on edge.

Published in Politics
Wednesday, 28 November 2012 19:17

Court revives Obamacare challenge

The Supreme Court has ordered the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals to examine the constitutionality of requirements in the Affordable Care Act.

Published in Social Issues
Tuesday, 20 November 2012 19:12

Obama stresses religious liberty in Burma

As part of his trip to Burma (Myanmar), President Obama delivered a speech urging the country to deal with ethnic violence faced by religious minorities.

Published in Politics
Monday, 19 November 2012 17:53

Equal time with Al Mohler

One evangelical voice was conspicuous in the aftermath of President Obama’s re-election Nov. 7, but it isn’t the only one.

Published in Commentaries
Friday, 16 November 2012 18:01

Baptists write Obama about Burma

A letter from Baptist leaders raises concern about human-rights violations in advance of the president’s visit next week to Myanmar.

Published in Organizations
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