Pouring cold water on the ice-bucket challenge

As religious leaders including a former Southern Baptist Convention president are taking the Ice Bucket Challenge, denominational leaders warned Christians against unwitting support for types of medical research that require the destruction of human embryos.

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Contemporary Christian musician under fire for doubting Genesis

Belief in evolution is costing Dove Award-winning musician Michael Gungor evangelical fans.

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So your church members are wired. How do you organize all the social networking?

Once social media becomes part of a church ministry, it can be overwhelming to manage.

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A Slender Man graffiti on Fayetteville Street in Raleigh, N.C., by an unknown artist. (Wikimedia Commons photo)
A Slender Man graffiti on Fayetteville Street in Raleigh, N.C., by an unknown artist. (Wikimedia Commons photo)

Slender Man stabbings expose ‘prisoners of the moment,’ Baptist educator says

Recent stabbings reportedly inspired by a dark fictional character have many blaming parents and social media. But the problem goes much deeper than that, says a divinity school professor.

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Christian radio causes people to hate Christianity, claims SBC official

Russell Moore is taking heat for a broadside at Christian talk radio delivered during last month’s ERLC leadership conference in Nashville.

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Judge says use of Caner video fair

A blogger has reposted video of a famous “ex-Muslim” testimony that critics claim is exaggerated.

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In new book, Merritt reveals childhood abuse, questions about sexual identity

Being honest about the dark spots of one’s story provides a path to holding on to “a thread called grace,” RNS senior columnist Jonathan Merritt says in his newest book.

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Russell Crowe in Noah. (Paramount Pictures)
Russell Crowe in Noah. (Paramount Pictures)

Baptist pastor: 'Noah' film may be way to engage unchurched

Baptist pastors say Christian audiences must remember they do not own the Bible and cannot expect Hollywood to adhere literally to biblical passages when making religious films.

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SBC leaders featured at NRB convention

Southern Baptist leaders were highly visible at this year’s National Religious Broadcasters convention in Nashville, Tenn.

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Baylor’s black gospel music collection to be part of Smithsonian exhibit

Nearly 8,500 “sides” of the 20th century’s best black gospel music collected by Baylor University will become a permanent feature of the soon-to-be-opened National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington.

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