WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (RNS) – Archaeologists believe they have discovered the foundation of the original building of the First Baptist Church in Williamsburg, Va., one of the nation's oldest Black churches.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — An 18-year-old student who opened fire during a fight at his Dallas-area high school and injured four people on Wednesday has been taken into custody, authorities said.
NEW YORK (AP) – Amid the Boy Scouts of America's complex bankruptcy case, there is worsening friction between the BSA and the major religious groups that help it run thousands of scout units. At issue: the churches' fears that an eventual settlement – while protecting the BSA from future sex-abuse lawsuits – could leave many churches unprotected.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The House overwhelmingly passed a bill Thursday (Sept. 23) to provide $1 billion for Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system as Democrats moved to quash criticism from Republicans that their party is wavering in support of Israel.
Christian author Josh McDowell steps away from ministry after comments about Black, minority families
ORLANDO, Fla. (RNS) – Best-selling Christian author and speaker Josh McDowell has stepped back from ministry after comments he made at a meeting of the American Association of Christian Counselors Sept. 18.
As the 20th anniversary of 9/11 was observed last week, the name Todd Beamer was referenced repeatedly. Beamer is the 32-year-old Christ-follower who led the charge on the cockpit of Flight 93 with a rallying cry of “Let’s roll!”
NEW YORK (BP) – Trina Craft is habitually 50 minutes early for most anything. But with a 9:45 a.m. job interview on the 86th floor of the World Trade Center 20 years ago, she was delayed in the rush of getting her daughter Florence Marie to school.
NASHVILE (BP) – As we approach the 20th anniversary of 9/11, three Southern Baptists leaders who held significant leadership roles on Sept. 11, 2001, help us remember that infamous day and consider its impact on the Southern Baptist Convention and our world.
WASHINGTON (BP) – The U.S. Supreme Court halted Wednesday night (Sept. 8) the execution of a Texas inmate who has brought suit to have a Southern Baptist pastor lay hands on and pray for him when he receives a lethal injection.
NEW YORK (BP) – Pastor Daniel McGhee had just driven his daughter Emma Kate to college in Jersey City, N.J., and picked up daughter Ella from her downtown Manhattan job Wednesday night when the rain began to pour.