Social Issues


Africa | Jun. 4 2015

Baptists in east-central Africa ask for prayer as violent protests continue

Tensions remain high in Burundi as protesters continue to oppose President Pierre Nkurunziza’s bid for a third term. Baptists in the East... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | May. 28 2015

Millennials drift from pro-life action after graduation

Polls and surveys indicate millennials hold stronger pro-life stances than previous generations at their age. But as these young adults graduate... [READ MORE]

Editorials by Bob Terry | Apr. 28 2015

What Is Religious Freedom?

According to William J. Barber II, “religious freedom laws are an immoral ploy to stir up fears.” Barber is president of the North... [READ MORE]

National News | Mar. 26 2015

Abortion advocates prevent anti-trafficking proposal

WASHINGTON — Legislation to bolster efforts to combat human trafficking has fallen victim to abortion rights advocates in the U.S. Senate.... [READ MORE]

Gender/Sexual Issues | Mar. 19 2015

Utah passes LGBT nondiscrimination bill

SALT LAKE CITY — After seven years of debate and a historic compromise, the Utah House of Representatives on March 11 voted final passage... [READ MORE]

Gender/Sexual Issues | Feb. 5 2015

Evangelical-Catholic coalition addresses same-sex ‘marriage’

In the wake of an interfaith Vatican conference on marriage in November 2014, a coalition of Roman Catholics and evangelicals — including... [READ MORE]

Human Rights/Freedom | Feb. 5 2015

As abortion rates decline, ERLC President Moore says there is still ‘much to be done’

The number and rate of abortions continue to decline as America passes the anniversary of Roe v. Wade and the sanctity of human life observances... [READ MORE]

Social Issues | Jan. 22 2015

Churches still struggle with diversity on Sunday mornings, study shows

Sunday morning remains one of the most segregated hours in American life with more than 8 in 10 congregations made up of one predominant racial... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 15 2015

Alabamian shares story of forgiveness, healing amid past with abortions

Starr Rogers was in her third trimester when the lady looked her square in the face and said it. “Go back to Alabama and have your baby.”... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Dec. 1 2014

BGR ministers to Africa on World AIDS Day

Rosemary opened up the five-gallon plastic bucket and pulled out gifts, including a set of new bed sheets. She clutched them to her chest. Her... [READ MORE]

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