Baptist Press Archive

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

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  • ERLC to court: Mandate violates companies' religious freedom

    by Tom Strode, posted Wednesday, January 29, 2014 (4 years ago)

    Graphic by Laura Erlanson/BP
    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

  • Obama touts immigration reform, health care

    by Staff, posted Wednesday, January 29, 2014 (4 years ago)

    White House photo by Pete Souza
    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'

    by Erin Roach, posted Wednesday, January 29, 2014 (4 years ago)

    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

    by Joe Conway, posted Wednesday, January 29, 2014 (4 years ago)

    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: A better idea than Common Core

    by Penna Dexter, posted Wednesday, January 29, 2014 (4 years ago)

    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. Read More