DALLAS (BP) – Christians can counter bitter and angry political division by returning to first principles and understanding proper categories, Brent Leatherwood told a gathering at Dallas Baptist University.
MIDLAND, Texas (BP) – A persecuted church from China now worships in the facilities of First Baptist Church in Midland.
Two months after Hurricane Otis slammed the area surrounding Acapulco, Baptists in Mexico – with help from Texas Baptists – continue to rebuild damaged church buildings, provide financial support for pastors and supply food to families in need.
Nigeria – a nation the U.S. Department of State has failed to designate as a Country of Particular Concern – is among the worst persecutors of Christians, an international religious freedom watchdog group reported.
The former president of the Russian Union of Evangelical Christians-Baptists – a critic of Russia’s war against Ukraine – recently fled his homeland when authorities pressed criminal charges against him. (See related story.)
WACO, Texas (BP) – The U.S. Department of Education confirmed Baylor University’s religious exemption from a narrow range of Title IX provisions, particularly regarding LGBTQ students.
The Easter promise of new life holds special meaning for members of a persecuted Chinese church who arrived in Texas on Good Friday, in preparation for resettlement with the help of Tyler-area churches.
Authorities in Thailand fined but did not immediately deport members of a persecuted Chinese church, but the Christians continue to be detained three days after their deportation hearing.
FORTH WORTH, Texas (BP) – When Mary’s House recently opened its doors to provide a fully furnished residence for a missionary family, it marked a dream come true for Woman’s Missionary Union of Texas and the World Missions Center at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. In 2019, Brent Ray – then director of the World Missions […]
About one-fourth of nearly 200 nations studied by the Pew Research Center used force to prevent religious gatherings during the COVID pandemic.