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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Pastor: Obama opening door to Antichrist

A new book by Robert Jeffress says President Obama’s policies are paving the way for a future world dictator prophesied in Scripture.

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Divine devices or digital distractions?

Divine devices or digital distractions?

Want to Tweet that particularly provocative quote from Sunday's sermon? Go ahead, say pastors who increasingly are encouraging digital devices in worship services, which they say expands their congregation's community.

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SBC leaders back ‘Duck Dynasty’ star

Baptist leaders were among conservative Christians protesting the suspension of "Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson for speaking out against homosexuality.

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Ministry cancels ‘Duck Dynasty’ event

Free Will Baptist Family Ministries cancelled an appearance by a Duck Dynasty star over the family’s collaboration with a California winemaker.

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Religious Herald trustees OK ABP merger

Beginning next year, the historic Virginia Baptist newspaper will move to a magazine format co-branded and co-marketed with Associated Baptist Press.

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Board members turn citizen journalists

Baptists returning from a board meeting learn firsthand how social media have changed the way news is covered.

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