10th Circuit Court rules against
GuideStone in HHS mandate litigation
DALLAS – The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver ruled July 14 that GuideStone Financial Resources and the ministries it serves in its health plans must comply with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) mandate, which forces religious ministries to violate their faith or pay crippling IRS penalties. Churches and their integrated auxiliaries are exempt from the mandate as religious employers.
High court legalizes same-sex marriage
WASHINGTON – In a landmark decision certain to have wide-ranging social, moral and economic ramifications for the nation, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 26 that state laws banning same-sex marriage are unconstitutional.
ABSC's Tucker comments on ruling
ABN Podcast 41: IMB policy changes
Join Bill Bumpas, host of the ABN Podcast, as he interviews Stuart Bell, International Mission Board (IMB) trustee and senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Centerton, and Ron West, former missionary to Taiwan and member of Immanuel Baptist Church, Little Rock, about IMB policy changes and how the changes help Southern Baptists reach the world for Jesus Christ.
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