Amid border crisis, government works with faith-based groups

The surge of unaccompanied children from Central America illegally crossing the U.S. border has prompted renewed discussion of how government and faith-based organizations can partner to meet humanitarian needs during times of crisis, with some asserting that such partnerships are helpful to both faith groups and government.

Displaced Iraqi families receive help

While the world's attention has been focused on the plight of Iraq's suffering Yazidi community, BGR humanitarian partners have been working in other parts of the country among some 250,000 other displaced Iraqis.

LifeWay suspends sale of Driscoll books

LifeWay Christian Resources has suspended the sale of books by Seattle pastor Mark Driscoll following the announcement that Driscoll and his church have been removed from membership in the Acts 29 church planting network, a LifeWay spokesman told Baptist Press.

ERLC’s Moore urges action to stop genocide

Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, signed onto an open letter with national leaders on Tuesday urging the United States and international community to act immediately to stop the genocide of religious minorities in Iraq.