News roundup from the BJC blog

News roundup from the BJC blog

  To stay informed on the latest church-state news, visit the Baptist Joint Committee’s Blog from the Capital at www.BJConline.org/blog, or click on the “blog” category on this mobile site. Updated regularly by Don Byrd, it has news and analysis on a...
Churches tread lightly on politics in 2012 election

Churches tread lightly on politics in 2012 election

Written by G. Jeffrey MacDonald, Religion News Service With the 2012 election less than six months away, congregations are getting the message that Americans want religion out of politics. But that does not mean they plan to keep mum in the public square. Instead,...
Churches and political campaigns

Churches and political campaigns

 Written by K. Hollyn Hollman, BJC General Counsel In an election year, many people feel the heightened sense of responsibility that comes with living in a democracy. We all should. Despite the problems of excessive partisanship, negative campaigning and corporate...