October 29, 2015

Parents to Honor 5-year-old Daughter’s Decision of ‘Heaven’ over ‘Hospital’ (USA Today) Tennessee Baptist Children’s Home Receives National Accreditation (Chattanoogan) Satanists Want Equal Time at Bremerton High School Football...

October 3, 2015

Probe in College Slayings Peers into Web Rants and Possible Religious Rage (Washington Post) Pope’s Meeting With Kim Davis Not an Endorsement, Vatican Says (CNN) Pope Had Private Meeting With Gay Couple (CNN) On Clergy Abuse Pope Francis Vows Accountability, But...

August 25, 2015

Group of Christian Leaders Back Iran Deal (Politico) Hometown, Church Mobilize to Support Plains’ Jimmy Carter (ABC News) Rhode Island Church Taking Unusual Step to Illuminate Its Slavery Role (New York Times) Freedom from Religion Foundation Calls for the...
BWA Congress exits to new doors

BWA Congress exits to new doors

The 2015 Baptist World Congress came to a rollicking conclusion in Durban Sunday morning as participants gathered for prayer, praise, a call to unity from General Secretary Neville Callam, and a rousing sermon from Joel Gregory. Citing 1 Corinthians 15:9, Gregory...
Odds and ends

Odds and ends

Nearing the end of our three weeks with the Fourth Expedition to Lachish, here are a few notes on aspects that are different, if not odd. Being not tourists, but the attraction. Lachish is not on most tour itineraries, but from one to three groups come through most...