BP Burned Before Over Public vs. Private Schools

Debate about the merits of Christian versus public schools has been a touchy subject for Baptist Press before. Two years ago BP published a story quoting U.S. Secretary of Education Rod Paige as appearing to suggest that children are better off in a private than...

Christian Groups Mix Missionary Work With Aid

Some Christians view sending disaster relief to tsunami victims in Southeast Asia as an opportunity to preach the gospel. The notion doesn’t sit well in some places. “Christians See Conversion Opportunities in Disaster Relief,” warned a Dec. 28...

What’s the Truth about Baptist Generosity?

If we accept the premise that red states are more generous than blue states because of their religion, then how do we explain why Southern Baptists give so pitifully to the denomination’s world hunger fund? The Southern Baptist Convention’s publicity arm,...