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NASHVILLE (BP) — Russell Moore has been elected as the next president of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC). The ERLC’s board of trustees approved Moore, currently dean of the school of theology at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, … Continue reading
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (ABP) — Trustees of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary voted 29–2 on Oct. 15 to elect Southern Baptist Theological Seminary administrator Jason Allen as the Kansas City-based school’s fifth president. –30– To read more, visit http://www.thealabamabaptist.org.
ATLANTA (RNS) — African-American clergy are joining forces with civil rights groups to push for increased voter registration ahead of the November election, spurred on by new voter laws they say restrict opportunities for minorities to enter the voting booth. … Continue reading
ATLANTA, Ga. (ABP) — Former President Jimmy Carter says the disproportionate number of African-Americans who are incarcerated is a remaining vestige of racism in the United States. “When the black Baptist leaders speak out and say what do Baptists need … Continue reading
SANTIAGO, Chile (ABP) — About 300 Baptist leaders from around the world are in Santiago, Chile, this week for an annual gathering of the Baptist World Alliance (BWA). In an opening celebration service July 2, BWA President John Upton recalled … Continue reading
WASHINGTON (RNS) — President Obama’s re-election campaign has tapped a 23-year-old executive assistant in the White House faith-based office to head up its outreach to religious communities. Michael R. Wear, who has worked in the White House for the past … Continue reading
WASHINGTON (BP) — On May 9, President Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to support gay “marriage” publicly, an announcement that was surprising perhaps only in its timing and one that could impact the general election. The announcement came … Continue reading