Monday, 26 August 2013 18:58

Alliance signs letter opposing Safe Act

Faith groups including the Alliance of Baptists say proposed legislation to improve border security would criminalize the work of churches ministering in good faith to people in need.

Published in Politics
Sunday, 11 August 2013 17:38

Even Westboro loves its friends

The Phelps family of Westboro Baptist Church opens its arms to like-minded newcomers, but Christ challenges his disciples to go much further in the way of hospitality. 

Published in Commentaries
Wednesday, 24 July 2013 16:44

CBF pastor seeks immigration reform

Arkansas pastor Wendell Griffen joined other faith leaders in calling for immigration reform that upholds core principles consistent with the Christian faith.

Published in Social Issues
Wednesday, 10 July 2013 18:44

Immigrants boost churches, Paynter says

Cooperative Baptist Fellowship head Suzii Paynter outlined the role houses of worship play in a conference on immigration sponsored by the George W. Bush Foundation.

Published in Social Issues
Tuesday, 09 July 2013 19:40

CBF head joins immigration panel

Wednesday’s special event at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas includes a naturalization ceremony for new citizens.

Published in Politics
Monday, 01 July 2013 15:59

Say no to immigration bill

The Senate’s bipartisan immigration bill ensures that thousands will continue to die unnecessary deaths in America’s Southwest desert.

Published in Commentaries
Thursday, 30 May 2013 17:05

SBC leader appears in immigration ads

Russell Moore, incoming chief of the Southern Baptist Convention’s moral-concerns agency, says advocacy for just and fair immigration reform will be a “major touchstone” of his administration.

Published in Politics
Thursday, 09 May 2013 16:13

Faith leaders oppose religious profiling

As mark-up begins on the Gang of 8's immigration reform bill, a group of national religious organizations supported an amendment to ban religious profiling.

Published in Politics
Tuesday, 09 April 2013 18:10

Ethicist says drop ‘i-word’

Baptist Center for Ethics head Robert Parham says language matters when talking about immigration.

Published in Organizations
Thursday, 04 April 2013 13:00

CBF ministers urge immigration reform

As Congress grapples to craft legislation that would overhaul the nation’s immigration laws, a group of Baptist ministers in North Carolina called on their representatives to move forward with immigration reform.

Published in Politics
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