September 14, 2014
Court to hear arguments March 25
WASHINGTON (BP) -- The Obama administration's abortion/
contraception mandate violates a federal law protecting the religious freedom of for-profit corporations and their owners, the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission has told the U.S. Supreme Court as part of a friend-of-the-court brief. Read More
BALTIMORE (BP) -- Baptist Press is live blogging the SBC annual meeting in Baltimore. Updates can be read here, at our Twitter account (, or our Facebook account ( Want more updates? Follow our SBC annual meeting feed at A schedule of the Wednesday meeting can be found at Watch the SBC annual meeting live here. Read More
Obama touts immigration reform, health care
WASHINGTON (BP) -- Immigration reform, health care and same-sex marriage all made the cut in varying degrees for President Obama's State of the Union address. Read More
Mandisa wary of Grammys' 'allure of pleasure'
LOS ANGELES (BP) -- Mandisa, winner of this year's Grammy for best contemporary Christian music album, explained on Facebook why she chose not to attend the event that was replete with expressions of immorality. Read More
Denver church planter can't be sidelined
DENVER (BP) -- Any athlete who has been sidelined wants to get back into the game as soon as possible. KaRon Coleman did when he played for the National Football League's Denver Broncos. Read More
First Person
Mike Goeke
FIRST-PERSON: Fighting for our way or the Way?
San Francisco minister Mike Goeke takes stock of how Christians have responded to America's cultural shift from biblical values.
Penna Dexter
FIRST-PERSON: A better idea than Common Core
Columnist Penna Dexter sets forth an alternative to Common Core, which she describes as another iteration of the failed idea that the federal government should control education.

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