Former President Jimmy Carter says Jesus didn’t discriminate against people because of “who they were,” and neither should Christians when it comes to matters of LGBT equality.

Published in People

Seminary president Albert Mohler says something is wrong when the former presidents of two nations call for recognition of a terrorist group.

Published in Politics
Friday, 06 December 2013 15:30

Baptists admire, mourn Mandela

Pastors say Nelson Mandela modeled a form of radical forgiveness that can help individuals conquer anger and resentment just like Mandela conquered apartheid.

Published in People
Tuesday, 26 November 2013 08:08

Longtime pastor to Jimmy Carter dies

Dan Ariail, 75, remained at Maranatha Baptist Church Plains, Ga., after retiring in 2005.

Published in People
Friday, 18 October 2013 12:39

At church with the Carters

Gathering for worship is a big deal, whether or not the congregation includes a former president of the United States.

Published in Seriously Funny
Friday, 04 October 2013 11:04

Jimmy Carter’s pastor moving

After eight years, Pastor Jeff Summers is leaving Maranatha Baptist Church to lead a CBF church in Florida.

Published in People
Wednesday, 17 July 2013 14:36

Carter supports Zimmerman verdict

Former President Jimmy Carter says a Florida jury’s acquittal of a man who killed an unarmed black teenager in 2012 was a legal decision rather than a moral one.

Published in People
Tuesday, 02 July 2013 13:52

Carter says faith used against women

Jimmy Carter says groups like the Southern Baptist Convention that teach women are inferior to men are partly to blame when abuse occurs.

Published in Social Issues
Friday, 30 November 2012 11:10

The Palestinian problem

Is the Nov. 29 U.N. vote recognizing Palestine as a non-member observer state a step in the right direction for peace in the Middle East?

Published in Commentaries
Monday, 12 November 2012 15:05

McAfee to offer Ph.D.

Mercer trustees approved new Ph.D. in religion and welcomed new board members, including former President Jimmy Carter, at their fall semi-annual meeting.

Published in Organizations