With health care ruling, contraception debate goes on

With health care ruling, contraception debate goes on

By Bob Allen, Associated Baptist Press Critics of the Obama administration’s requirement that faith-based employers include mandatory contraceptive coverage in their health care plans for women voiced disappointment June 28 when the U.S. Supreme Court upheld key...
The Baptists: Distressed and Distressing Conscience

The Baptists: Distressed and Distressing Conscience

For more photos from the event, visit our Flickr page. Click here to listen to the speech as a podcast. by Bill J. Leonard In a Rhode Island deed dated 1661, Roger Williams reflected on his decision to purchase land from the Narragansett Indians and establish...
BJC announces winners of 2012 essay contest

BJC announces winners of 2012 essay contest

  WASHINGTON — An essay exploring the history of religion in presidential campaigns and calling for a courteous discussion of religion from candidates is the winner of the 2012 Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest, sponsored by the Religious Liberty Council of...
Hughes serves as BJC summer intern

Hughes serves as BJC summer intern

  Ivana Hughes of Evans, Ga., served as an intern working alongside our staff in Washington, D.C., this summer. Hughes is a rising senior at Gardner-Webb University majoring in Political Science. She is the daughter of Jesse and JoAnne Hughes and a member of Bean Pond...