Posts Tagged ‘election’
Is it a sin not to vote? Or perhaps a virtue? The question may seem surprising, especially in a nail-biter of an election in which every vote will count and both sides argue that the future of the nation is at stake.
Both President Barack Obama and his opponent, Mitt Romney, are preparing for the second of the three debates they will have before the November 6 election. The president needs a strong performance in the next debate to slow Rom...
Members of the Southern Baptist Convention narrowly accepted the alternate unofficial descriptor of “Great Commission Baptists” as the denomination attempts to make inroads beyond its base in the Bible Belt.
Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court ruling that Ahmed Shafiq, the last prime minister of the old government, is eligible to run for president in this weekend's election despite a law banning ex-officials from the race, has spa...
With the Southern Baptist Convention poised to elect its first African-American president at its meeting next week in New Orleans, the mostly black congregation at Colonial Baptist Church is equal parts excited and astonished.
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, who struggled to gain the support of evangelicals during the primaries, will deliver a commencement address Saturday at Liberty University, one of the largest Christian u...
After almost a year as chaplain of the U.S. House of Representatives, which The New York Times called "one of the most reviled congregations in the country," the Rev. Patrick Conroy was back in Portland, Ore., for a few days to...
(RNS) A top Southern Baptist official has accused President Obama and black civil rights activists of using the Trayvon Martin shooting to foment racial strife and boost the president’s re-election chances. Richard Land is pre...
By Benjamin O’Loughlin Election year in the US always brings debate and strife. What’s interesting about this year is that, from healthcare to ecology, belief is at the center of the storm. Today belief is cheap. I believ...