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Vibrant, meaningful worship may be one reason evangelicals are held in high regard by many Americans. (Flickr Creative Commons photo by Bill Lollar)
Vibrant, meaningful worship may be one reason evangelicals are held in high regard by many Americans. (Flickr Creative Commons photo by Bill Lollar)

Poll: Americans feel good about evangelicals

Experts cite various reasons — including worship style and influence of younger generations — for Pew poll finding that most Americans have warm feelings for evangelical Christians. The poll also found that Jews and Catholics are held in high esteem.

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Candidate’s church-state stance worries religious freedom blogger

A conservative Southern Baptist preacher running for Congress in Georgia is being described as the next Todd Akin.

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Shoes offer respite for weary immigrant children

Volunteers for Buckner International, a Baptist charitable organization based in Dallas, hear harrowing stories of journeys north to the U.S. border.

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Rubio talks values at speech co-sponsored by ERLC

Southern Baptist official Russell Moore says the left mistakenly believes supporters of traditional marriage are simply going to disappear.

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Once a bright hope, Arkansas Baptist College now faces fiscal challenges, lawsuits

This story has been edited to correct a factual error in the fifth paragraph.

Once the feel-good story in moderate Baptist life, these days a historically black college reborn in Arkansas is best known for its mounting financial woes.

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McAfee professor Rob Nash teaches a class in India during a mission immersion in May. (Photo by David Garber)
McAfee professor Rob Nash teaches a class in India during a mission immersion in May. (Photo by David Garber)

McAfee trip expands limits of faith, culture and ministry

Seminary students and faculty say a visit to India stretched their views of God’s role in their lives and taught them lessons about hospitality.

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SBC leader says border crisis ‘moral disgrace’

Southern Baptist leader Russell Moore says unchecked violence by drug cartels in Latin America is driving migrant children toward the United States.

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Sex abuse victim sues Alabama Baptist church

A week after the arrest of a trusted financial secretary on charges of theft, an Alabama Baptist church is being slapped with a lawsuit claiming negligent hiring and supervision of a convicted child molester.

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Youth pastor gets 3 years for child porn

With credit for time already served, a former youth minister found with images of violent child pornography depicting victims as young as 5 could be out of prison in three years.

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Old abuse accusations resurface with recent arrest

An Alabama Baptist director of missions says accusations that he mishandled reporting of sexual abuse in the 1990s are untrue, and they are nothing new.

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Stephen Ministry provides presence, comfort and healing.
Stephen Ministry provides presence, comfort and healing.

Lay callings confirmed through Stephen Ministry

Leaders say the Christian ministry provides a full experience of the "priesthood of believers" for participants and profound, loving care for those in need. 

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In executive order, Obama bans bias against gays by federal contractors

The order is a compromise between those wanting religious contractors to play by the same rules as everyone else and those who say competing for taxpayer funding should not come at the expense of religious convictions.

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American Baptist leader asks churches to address growing global conflict

Too many innocents killed as perpetrators refuse ways of peace, says Roy Medley.

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Kentucky Baptist Convention escrows funds for Campbellsville

The KBC will continue to fund student scholarships, despite dispute over the university’s governance.

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