Social Issues


Gender/Sexual Issues | Oct. 2 2014

Gay marriage support waning?

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Support for legalizing same-sex “marriage” in America has dropped from 54 percent to 49 percent since February, according... [READ MORE]

Europe | Sep. 16 2014

Pastors in Iran Could Face Death Penalty

ISTANBUL,TURKEY — Three pastors in Iran are facing charges that could lead to the death penalty for activities in the house-church movement... [READ MORE]

Human Rights/Freedom | Jul. 17 2014

Political, social, cultural issues cause separation in churches, ‘silence’ in pulpits

There was a time in America when a pastor could raise significant social matters of the day and correlate them to Scripture, all without offending... [READ MORE]

Law/Legal/Politics/Voting | Jul. 17 2014

Supreme Court ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby continues religious liberty legacy

Religious liberty set another milestone in its long-running legacy when the United States Supreme Court ruled June 30 in favor of Hobby Lobby... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Apr. 27 2014

Judge looks to churches in sentencing initiative

  The Alabama Baptist A circuit court judge who believes there has been a breakdown in the state’s incarceration program is taking... [READ MORE]

Addictions | Mar. 27 2014

Carly’s Law: Legislature approves marijuana oil research

Legislation that would fund a University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Department of Neurology study on the effectiveness of using cannabidiol... [READ MORE]

Grief | Oct. 24 2013

Can mental illness be cured by prayer alone?

A third of Americans believe prayer and Bible study alone can overcome serious mental illness, according to a survey by LifeWay Research.... [READ MORE]

Grief | Oct. 24 2013

Getting past guilt can be challenging, but regret can be dealt with, healed

Jordan was a star athlete in high school, skilled enough to earn a sports scholarship for college. However, during his college years an injury... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Oct. 24 2013

More than half of Christians say they still carry regret for wrong choices

Regret weighs down many Americans. According to a new study from LifeWay Research, almost half the country feels the weight of a bad choice from... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Oct. 24 2013

Christians urged to remove mask of self-reliance, support each other

Many Christians today view the Church as being God’s hands and feet to the world in ministry to others but don’t allow God to minister... [READ MORE]