Prayer


Law/Legal/Politics/Voting | Jun. 29 2000

Court rules against prayer at games

A Texas school district policy permitting a student to lead a prayer before football games was declared unconstitutional by the U.S. Supreme... [READ MORE]

Prayer | Apr. 27 2000

Ruling: legal to pray in U.S. Capitol

  It’s legal to pray in the U.S. Capitol building, despite police action to the contrary, a federal judge has ruled. The ruling comes... [READ MORE]

Prayer | Apr. 6 2000

Florida court permits prayers

  A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of a Florida school district’s policy of permitting student-led prayers at high school... [READ MORE]

Children | Mar. 2 2000

Virginia bill to allow ‘moment of silence’

Public schools in Virginia will be permitted to require a moment of silence to start the school day under a bill approved 28-11 by the State... [READ MORE]

Law/Legal/Politics/Voting | Mar. 2 2000

Jail deputy suspended for praying with inmates

TAMPA, Fla. — The Associated Press reported in early January that a jail deputy in the Tampa Bay area was suspended for refusing to stop... [READ MORE]

Churches | Feb. 24 2000

Church leaders lay hands on governor

Before Ronnie Musgrove came to Jackson Jan. 11 to take the oath of office as Mississippi’s first Southern Baptist governor in 20 years,... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Feb. 10 2000

Legislative Prayer Luncheon displays trust

A relaxed atmosphere and unified spirit dominated the Feb. 2 Legislative Prayer Luncheon, indicating a new level of trust and camaraderie between... [READ MORE]

Asia | Jan. 20 2000

Kim: Prayer most important

The newly elected president of the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) offered three words of advice to Baptists around the world. “Prayer is... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Jan. 20 2000

Wedgwood takes donation from family of gunman

“It is good to know that God is with us even in the line of fire.” This is one of the few visible expressions of grief and faith... [READ MORE]

National News | Jan. 13 2000

Ministers’ wives find new support through e-mail

Pastors’ wives as well as other vocational ministers’ wives across the Northwest Baptist Convention (NWBC) have begun using computer... [READ MORE]