Thursday, 05 December 2013 19:40

Arkansas Baptists oppose medical pot

Messengers to the recent Arkansas Baptist State Convention termed medical marijuana an “important moral issue” and opposed efforts to legalize it.

Published in Social Issues
Thursday, 26 September 2013 16:43

Baptist leader calls for dialogue about race

BGAV head John Upton says white Baptists have given too little attention to social problems that disproportionately affect racial minorities.

Published in Social Issues
Thursday, 08 August 2013 16:10

Baptist camp hosts pistol class

Illinois Baptists are among the first to host concealed-weapon training in the last state in the nation to drop its ban on carrying ready-to-fire guns outside the home.

Published in Social Issues
Tuesday, 30 July 2013 16:29

Prank backfires at Baptist camp

Officials weren’t laughing when a practical joke by some teenagers attending a church youth camp sent five people to the hospital and tied up a county hazardous materials unit for more than two hours last Tuesday night.

Published in Organizations

Texas Baptists celebrated their 127th meeting with a first family gathering July 13-16 in San Antonio.

Published in Organizations

Various Baptist groups spun off during the Southern Baptist Convention inerrancy battle 30 years ago aren’t going to reunite, but they all share one common need.

Published in Commentaries
Wednesday, 15 May 2013 19:24

Florida editor takes seminary post

James Smith, executive editor of the Florida Baptist Witness, announced May 9 he is resigning to become executive editor and chief spokesman at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Published in People
Wednesday, 08 May 2013 15:00

Cal Baptist lawsuit moves forward

A California judge rejected a Baptist university’s claim that it is exempt from a state law that bars discrimination based on gender identity.

Published in Social Issues
Tuesday, 23 April 2013 17:15

Proposed Ala. law targets illegal casinos

An interfaith moral-concerns group that includes Alabama Baptists is calling on the state legislature to crack down on illegal gambling joints that are cropping up around the state.

Published in Social Issues
Wednesday, 10 April 2013 18:00

Lawsuit against Baptist camp dismissed

Windermere Baptist Conference Center staffers might be able to concentrate more on preparations for the summer season and less on lawsuits following a court ruling March 21.

Published in Organizations
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