Articles by 2019

ALBUQUERQUE (BNM) - At the request of municipal and federal agencies, faith-based organizations in Albuquerque are helping to house and feed approximately 430 asylum-seeking migrants from South and Central America.  Over the past several weeks, hundreds of asylum-seeking migrants have... Continue...

Over the span of ten days last month, three historic Baptist churches belonging to African American congregations were burned down in St. Landry Parish in Louisiana. All three of the churches—St. Mary’s Baptist Church, Greater Union Baptist Church, and Mount... Continue...

“This was your life,” it said, and that scared me half to death. I was a child, and came across a fundamentalist Christian evangelistic tract, drawn in a comic book style. As a hardcore fan of all things superhero, I... Continue...

When I was a child, one of my relatives developed a debilitating disease that attacked the nervous system. He gradually lost his abilities to speak and to dress himself, and fits of choking seized him at every attempted meal. As... Continue...

Our family loves books, so it’s not a surprise that every holiday the children receive a book in their Christmas stocking, birthday stash, or Easter baskets. It can be difficult to wade through the many children’s books available, and I’m... Continue...

I’ve never been a fan of tract homes. While I like symmetry and order, tract homes seem to lack creativity. You walk down the street and see Home A, Home B, Home C, Home B, Home A, another Home B, and so... Continue...

From New York to New Mexico, bills aimed at expanding or restricting access to abortion are on the rise across the United States. According to the Guttmacher Institute, between January 1 and March 20, 2019, “304 abortion restrictions were introduced... Continue...

What just happened? On Thursday, ERLC hosted an event in Washington, D.C. to unveil a new statement on artificial intelligence. The statement is designed to equip the church with an ethical framework for thinking about artificial intelligence and has been... Continue...

In early 2018, Google was under intense pressure from its own employees to drop a contract with the U.S. Department of Defense. Google was working with the DoD on an artificial intelligence (AI) systems called Project Maven, which uses AI... Continue...

“I used to be really good at reading my Bible but then I became a mom.” “One day I’ll be able to think deeply again.” “I just need sleep first.” “I am barely surviving on podcasts right now. I can’t... Continue...