National News


Death and Dying | Jan. 20 2000

Crash kills seniors in van on way to funeral

Alamagordo, NM- A tractor-trailer rig rear-ended a church van carrying senior adults to a funeral in New Mexico Jan. 8, killing three of the... [READ MORE]

Law/Legal/Politics/Voting | Jan. 13 2000

Group requests ‘civility pledge’ from candidates

WASHINGTON – With the Iowa presidential caucuses looming ahead, a nonpartisan religious alliance is stepping up pressure on candidates... [READ MORE]

College and Career | Jan. 13 2000

Southwestern debuts new Web journal

A new journal for educational ministers represents a new breed of seminary publication – one that is electronic and interactive. “Equipping... [READ MORE]

Law/Legal/Politics/Voting | Jan. 13 2000

FCC rule alarms religious broadcasters

WASHINGTON – In a move causing alarm among religious broadcasters, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has issue expanded guidelines... [READ MORE]

Children | Jan. 13 2000

Ten Commandments issues continue to rise

LONDON, Ky. – The state whose 1978 law mandating Ten Commandments classroom displays was overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court is increasingly... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | Jan. 13 2000

Abortion rates dropping, CDC says

The number of legal abortions in the United States dropped to its lowest rate in 20 years in 1997, the government’s Centers for Disease... [READ MORE]

National | Jan. 13 2000

Graham says Christians shouldn’t target groups

NEW YORK – Targeting Muslims and Jews for conversion is not the approach Billy Graham would take to Christian evangelism, he said in a... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 13 2000

Facing stress topic of upcoming conference

Strength Under Stress, a conference for pastors, staff members and their families, will be held Feb. 28 from 9 a.m. to 2:20 p.m. at Huffman Baptist... [READ MORE]

National News | Jan. 13 2000

Trend continues: Worship attendance declined in 1999

A new survey of Protestant churches says attendance at worship services during 1999 declined slightly in keeping with the trend of recent years.... [READ MORE]

National | Jan. 13 2000

‘Gospel is for everybody’

Southern Baptists’ focused efforts to share the gospel in Chicago are intended for everyone who will hear it – not any particular... [READ MORE]

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