More than 100 organizations, representing both religious (some Muslim) and secular organizations, have signed a petition against the proposed U.N. resolutions on the "defamation of religions" - resolutions which will tend to reduce religious freedom.
Homeless for the holidays: UN investigator accuses U.S. of shameful neglect of the homeless.
SBC International Missions Board's trustees are talking of cutting 600 jobs. The Baptist Press is a PR service, however, not news. The Southern Baptist Convention's IMB has a history of serious problems with its numbers. "Inflation" and "fabrication" are the key words.Lottie Moon goes book promo: The PR release says the nation's watching Southern Baptists Lottie Moon offering. Associated Baptist Press ate it up, as though even a shred of evidence were offered. Nope. Just hyperventilating bullet points from The State of Church Giving through 2007: What Are Our Christian Billionaires Thinking--Or Are They? (19th edition: $34)
Baptist clerical abuse reported every two weeks in Texas: So warned the Baptist General Convention of Texas' Phil Strickland a decade ago. He worked for the BGCT for "nearly 40 years" and knowing about those reports was part of his job. Christa explains.
Christian Coalition goes green: Once all about Bush Republican anti-environmentalism, they've joined forces with the National Wildlife Federation.
Feuding Bishop of Providence, RI, gives up turning the other cheek? It's all about the politics of abortion.