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“Atheism is Just Another Religion” | Dumb Things People Say to Atheists, Part 15

This sounds like perhaps the dumbest of all the dumb things people might say to atheists, as it seems to be trying to force two incompatible and indeed almost opposite ideas under the same label. Howe...

There’s controversy again, and more people are attending the SBC annual meeting

The Southern Baptist Convention is on track to have its most attended and most consequential annual meeting in 25 years when it gathers in Nashville June 15-16. Ronnie Floyd, president of the SBC Exec...

Plug-In: Mourning two amazing people and journalists — Rachel Zoll and Amy Raymond

Rachel Zoll, who for 17 years as religion writer for The Associated Press endeared herself to colleagues, competitors and sources with her warm heart and world-class reporting skills, died after a thr...

CDC director: Masked, fully vaccinated people can safely attend worship indoors

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention loosened the agency’s social distancing recommendations on Tuesday (April 27), announcing that fully vaccinated people who wear masks can...

BWA urges: Remember the people of Myanmar this weekend

The goal of this week’s “Myanmar Red Ribbon Solidarity Weekend” is to combine prayer with activism to tangibly support the oppressed people of the Asian nation formerly known as Burma, a Baptist World...

Six church invitations young people reject

Right there in the want ads for pastors. Right there in their strategic plans. Right there in their requests for services from our organization or calls to their denominational offices. No subtlety, n...

Why All People Suffer: The Joy in Finding Meaning in Suffering

The Holy Bread of Eternal Life is a powerful and timely book by scholar Peter Kwasniewski that exalts the divine gift of the Blessed Sacrament, which can never be too much adored, too much loved, too ...

42% of young people say no one outside their home has reached out to them during pandemic

The faith of young people in the United States has remained stable despite the challenges of a pandemic that often prevented in-person fellowship and undermined trust in religious institutions, a new ...

America 2021: Got church and steeple but where are the people?

Growing up in Texas during the Southern Baptist Iron Age, I learned this bit of gospel doggerel somewhere between Sunday School, Vacation Bible School or Romper Room (Google it) and the hand-signals t...

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