15 countries cited for religious freedom violations

By Lauren Markoe, Religion News Service, with BJC staff reports WASHINGTON – It can be hard to come up with a list of countries with the most egregious records on religious freedom when some of the world’s worst offenders are not even nation states. For its annual...

Honorary and memorial gifts to the Baptist Joint Committee

This is a list of recent gifts to the Baptist Joint Committee which were given in honor of or in memory of others. In honor of John Minott by John B. Butler In honor of Dean Stewart by Genetha B. McRoy In honor of Brent Walker and Holly Hollman by Walter B. and Kay W....

County boards in Md., N.C. challenged over prayer

By Robert Dilday, The Religious Herald, with BJC staff reports County governing boards in Maryland and North Carolina are under fire for giving preference to Christian prayers in opening official meetings, joining a growing number of others in the region whose...