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Latest News | Jul. 22 2019

China abuses against Muslim groups noted in religious freedom report

Despite “glimmers of progress” in religious freedom globally last year, key concerns were noted by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jul. 16 2019

VA policy change will aid religious liberty

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) updated its policies recently to better protect the religious liberty of U.S. military veterans... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jul. 12 2019

China tariffs could lead to a ‘Bible tax’ in the US, say Christian publishers

Buying a print-edition Bible could get more expensive if government tariffs on Chinese goods proposed by the Trump administration are implemented,... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jul. 8 2019

Battle over abortion rights continues between states

Pro-choice legislators and governors in at least four states have responded to the wave of laws in several other states — including Alabama... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jul. 3 2019

Former missionary, minister Mark Aderholt pleads guilty

Former Southern Baptist missionary, minister and state convention worker Mark Aderholt pleaded guilty July 2 in a plea deal related to the sexual... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jul. 2 2019

Florence pastor arrested on sexual abuse charges

A Florence pastor has been arrested and accused of sexually abusing at least one minor in his congregation. John Martin, pastor of Lighthouse... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jul. 1 2019

Judson College’s new president exhorts graduates to ‘guard your good intentions’

A day of elegant pomp and circumstance steeped in rich tradition marked the 181stcommencement exercises for the 49 graduates of Judson College... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jun. 28 2019

Mandrell elected LifeWay president

Ben Mandrell has been elected the next president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources. Mandrell, 42, currently serves as the lead pastor of... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Jun. 28 2019

More SBC sex abuse cases come to light; resources for churches available

At least five sexual abuses cases with Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) ministry and church connections have come to light in June — before,... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jun. 26 2019

High court upholds cross on public land

A 40-foot cross on public land completed in 1925 to memorialize 49 World War I soldiers from Prince George’s County, Maryland, does not violate... [READ MORE]