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By Aaron Wilson When Jesse Florea glances out his office window at the patchwork display of fall colors surrounding the snow-capped summit of Pikes Peak, he’s reminded of the power of worldviews. …

Baptist Press/Special BP EDITOR’S NOTE: Leading up to the 2021 SBC Annual Meeting, Baptist Press plans interviews with candidates who have agreed to accept a nomination to serve as SBC president. …

Answering God’s call to adopt

EDITOR’S NOTE: November is National Adoption Month. By Audrey Brooks I’ve long thought adoption was a beautiful picture of the Gospel – that it showed the love of Jesus in a unique and profound …

America remains a country divided over the results of the 2020 presidential election. Some are calling for all the votes to be counted and all the potential legal proceedings to be resolved before …

Since the Nov. 3 election, many have expressed questions and concerns about the integrity of the voting process across our nation. As mentioned in an earlier Christian Index article , voting is a …

By Diana Chandler WASHINGTON (BP) – The nation’s High Court allowed blatant discrimination to stand in at least two cases limiting church activity during the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Supreme Court …

The building of Vietnamese Baptist Church in Philadelphia is a total loss. PHILIP PHAM/BP By Laura Erlanson PHILADELPHIA (BP) – Though Pastor Philip Pham and the members of Vietnamese Baptist …

Hurricane Zeta made landfall as a Category 2 storm in southeastern Louisiana on Wednesday evening (Oct. 28). The fast-moving storm traveled across the southeastern United States, knocking out power …

By Rebecca Manry CARBON HILL, Ala. (BP) — It started as a normal Sunday. Scott McCullar, pastor of First Baptist Church, was about to conclude the morning worship service. It …

Amy Coney Barrett is sworn in as the 115th Supreme Court justice by Justice Clarence Thomas as President Donald Trump and Barrett's husband, Jesse, look on. Screen grab from c-span.org By Tom Strode …

By Aaron Earls NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The vast majority of U.S. Protestant churches say they are holding in-person services, but churchgoers have yet to attend in the numbers they did before the …

WASHINGTON (BP) — Support for President Donald Trump has slipped by single digits among white Christians of all religious affiliations, although 78 percent of white evangelical Protestants still …

Capitol Hill Baptist Church. Photo via Creative Commons By Tom Strode WASHINGTON (BP) — A federal court ruled late Friday (Oct. 9) the District of Columbia has likely violated the religious freedom …

By Diana Chandler LAKE CHARLES, La. (BP) – Trinity Baptist Church Senior Pastor Steve James calls it “Lake Charles grit,” an ability to persevere during hardship on top of hardship. “Grit …

Members of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett's family joined her in the hearing room Monday (Oct. 12). If Barrett is confirmed, she will be the first mother of school-age children to join …

By Tom Strode WASHINGTON (BP) – A case the U.S. Supreme Court refused to accept Monday (Oct. 5) offers evidence of the damage inflicted upon religious freedom by its five-year-old decision that …

By Diana Chandler WASHINGTON (BP) – At least two Southern Baptist entity leaders have signed a nonpartisan evangelical statement published Tuesday (Oct. 6) in the Washington Post promoting …

Greg Laurie tests positive for COVID-19

TWITTER Screencapture By Tess Schoonhoven RIVERSIDE, Calif. (BP) – Harvest Christian Fellowship pastor Greg Laurie  announced through social media  he tested positive for COVID-19. Laurie said in …

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump, seen here just after the presidential debate Sept. 29, both tested positive for COVID-19 on Oct. 1. Screen capture from C-Span By BP Staff …

Thousands gather on the National Mall Sept. 26 for a prayer event organized by evangelist Franklin Graham. Twitter/Special By Mark Maynard WASHINGTON (BP) …

By Tom Strode WASHINGTON (BP) — Southern Baptist leaders Russell Moore and Ronnie Floyd commended President Trump’s nomination Sept. 26 of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court. As …

Southern Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers serve Hurricane Laura survivors in Lake Charles, La. SBDR has prepared nearly a half million meals for hurricane survivors this year. NAMB/BP By Brandon …

Capitol Hill Baptist sues D.C. on COVID order

Since mid-June, Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. has held corporate worship outdoors on Sunday evenings at the property of a Southern Baptist church in Alexandria, Va., where …

In this May 19, 2018, file photo, Amy Coney Barrett, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit judge, speaks during the University of Notre Dame's Law School commencement ceremony at the …

SAN DIEGO (BP) — “See You at the Pole” is a bit of a misnomer this year. Organizers of the nationwide, student-led prayer initiative made significant adjustments to this year’s event in light …

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