When Censorship Crops Up in Religious Circles

In the space of a few days, I ran across several stories that have to do with reading: things that others don’t want you to read, are afraid for you to read or just don’t want to have their name on it when you read. Although I have a copy...

Smyth & Helwys Owner Host to GOP Rally

Georgia State Senator Cecil Staton, president and CEO of Smyth & Helwys–the curriculum provider and book publisher of choice for theologically moderate southern Baptists–was host for a show of unity by Republican candidates running for office this fall...

Baptist Legislator Riles Blacks, Women

A moderate Baptist publisher turned conservative politician is making a name as a freshman member of the Georgia State Senate, sponsoring one bill that prompted a walkout by black legislators and another that critics say is anti-women. Cecil Staton is president and...