Evangelicals: Losing Faith to Gain Power

Evangelicals: Losing Faith to Gain Power

Evangelicals have been drifting away from addressing critical matters using divine thoughts for decades. Increasingly, they have created a cognitive framework built more on attaining political power than on a theological conscience rooted in divine love, grace and...

Religious Liberty “ Our Forgotten Baptist Heritage

On May 16, 1920, on the east steps of the capitol building in Washington, D.C., a historic speech was delivered to some 15,000 people, many of them Baptists. The speaker was George W. Truett, pastor of First Baptist Church of Dallas. His speech was titled...

Some Baptists Are Eroding Religious Freedom

Jon Meacham, the esteemed Newsweek religion columnist, is right when he says that calling into question Mitt Romney’s faith is “bad for all of us.” Now, before anyone immediately starts to object that I need to keep my opinions strictly in the realm...

Fundamentalists Hint They Speak for God in Election

Southern Baptist preacher Robert Jeffress injected poisonous language into the public square, attacking the faith of one Republican presidential candidate and praising the faith of another. He called Mormonism a cult, a slam at former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney,...