Virtue/Character Ethics

Addictions | Nov. 18 2014

Samford to help alleviate CP pain for Alabama Baptists

No scripts, no rehearsal — just straight from the heart. That’s how Samford University President Andrew Westmoreland addressed Alabama Baptist... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Oct. 3 2014

Parents sue Texas megachurch for ‘breach of fiduciary duty’ during daughter’s abuse

A Southern Baptist megachurch in Texas is being sued by parents of a teenage girl claiming careless hiring and supervision of a former youth... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Apr. 24 2014

Southwestern’s Patterson urges ministers not to drink

Moderate drinking and the ministry don’t mix, a Southern Baptist seminary president said in a chapel message April 2. Paige Patterson,... [READ MORE]

Addictions | Sep. 19 2013

Russell Moore inaugurated as new ERLC president

WASHINGTON — Russell D. Moore was inaugurated as the new president of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC)... [READ MORE]

Human Rights/Freedom | Dec. 21 2012

SBC leader supports gun ownership

Gun ownership and using lethal violence to save lives are applications of the Golden Rule, Southern Baptists’ top leader on moral and ethical... [READ MORE]

Gender/Sexual Issues | Dec. 7 2012

Mississippi pastor charged with sexual battery

A 71-year-old Southern Baptist pastor in northern Mississippi is in jail on $1 million bond on charges of sexual battery of a child. Local media... [READ MORE]

Gender/Sexual Issues | Nov. 1 2012

Church-planting network sued for alleged abuse cover-up

A controversial church-planting network with ties to a Southern Baptist Convention seminary has been sued in Maryland for allegedly covering... [READ MORE]

Children | Nov. 1 2012

Christians ignoring abuse?

A Christian radio host says it is time for evangelical churches to wake up to an “epidemic” of sexual abuse of children going... [READ MORE]

National News | Oct. 25 2012

SBC ethics entity joins battle against contraception mandate

The Southern Baptist Convention’s religious freedom entity has joined the legal battle against the Obama administration’s contraception... [READ MORE]

Children | Oct. 4 2012

Evangelicals seek future for thousands of frozen embryos

The embryo was frozen in liquid nitrogen when Gabriel and Callie Fluhrer found it. They didn’t know whether that embryo would grow to be... [READ MORE]