Mumford Musician Wary of Christian Baggage

Marcus Mumford, front man for the popular musical act, Mumford and Sons, has caused a stir among evangelical Christians. When asked by Rolling Stone magazine if he considers himself to be a Christian, Mumford said: “I don’t really like that word. It comes...

Once Supporters, Baptists Now Shirk Earth Day

April 22, 2013, will mark the 44th annual celebration of Earth Day. The first Earth Day in 1970 put environmental issues front and center in U.S. society in a very visible way. With more than 20 million Americans participating in this awareness effort, Earth Day...

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,...

Pro-Perry SBC Pastor Attacks Romney, Mormons

At an influential gathering of conservative Christian activists, a prominent Southern Baptist pastor endorsed Texas Gov. Rick Perry for president and then attacked the religious beliefs of one of Perry’s main Republican opponents. Robert Jeffress, pastor of...