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Despite ethical questions, Moore says taking latest vaccine ‘morally right’

NASHVILLE (BP) – Christians will not act unethically if they receive a COVID-19 vaccine produced from a cell line originally derived from an abortion, Southern Baptist ethicist Russell Moore said Wednesday (March 3).

SBC DIGEST: Child safety standards offered for review; Windermere’s future uncertain

‘Ground-Breaking’ child safety standards offered for public review by Evangelical Council for Abuse Prevention; Windermere closes for March, April as camp looks to future.

Terrorists release hundreds of kidnapped Nigerian students as Christians remain vulnerable

ZAMFARA, Nigeria (BP) – A surge in school kidnappings in northwestern Nigeria is blamed loosely on bandits rather than clearly defined Islamic terrorist groups, according to news reports, but puts Christians at greater risk of harm than Muslims.

United Methodist conservatives detail plans for a breakaway

(AP) – Conservative leaders within the United Methodist Church unveiled plans Monday (March 1) to form a new denomination, the Global Methodist Church, with a doctrine that does not recognize same-sex marriage.

Senior adults ready to return to church, masks and all

ASHLAND, Ky. (BP) – Ninety-year-old Fred Boggs stepped into the church sanctuary for the first time in almost a year last Wednesday night (Feb. 24).

Disappointment, concern greet Bethany’s reversal

WASHINGTON (BP) – Southern Baptist leaders expressed disappointment and concern for the ramifications of Bethany Christian Services’ national policy reversal to place children for adoption and foster care with same-sex couples.

FIRST-PERSON: Will the Equality Act be the end of female sports?

LEXINGTON, Ky. (BP) – As a husband, pastor, and the father of eight children, five of whom are daughters, there are many reasons I am deeply troubled by H.R. 5, legislation ironically named the Equality Act. In this article, I want to focus on my concerns as a girl dad who loves sports.

EXPLAINER: Becerra nomination troubling for pro-lifers

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BP) – Last week, the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (HELP) and Finance committees held hearings on the nomination of Xavier Becerra for Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Becerra has drawn significant opposition from pro-life Americans and religious liberty advocates.

New Beginnings Pregnancy Center Offers Help and Hope for Mothers and Babies

New Beginnings Pregnancy Center in Benton, Arkansas, has had a few new beginnings of its own. Originally established in 2003 as a nonprofit ministry to pregnant teens, it has grown to serve women of any age who can benefit from the ministry’s resources.

Appeals court rules sexual abuse lawsuit against Pressler will proceed

HOUSTON (BP) – A Texas appellate court has overturned the dismissal of a lawsuit by a man accusing longtime Southern Baptist leader Paul Pressler of decades of sexual abuse.