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Adelle M. Banks

Blog Posts by Adelle M. Banks

Posted by Adelle M. Banks 1 week 7 hours ago
The trustees of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary have affirmed the school’s president, Paige Patterson, after investigating his decision to admit a Muslim student into the school’s Ph.D...
Posted by Adelle M. Banks 1 week 8 hours ago
An alliance of evangelical organizations has pledged to dramatically increase the number of church-based legal clinics across the country to assist immigrants with the complicated processes of...
Posted by Adelle M. Banks 1 week 1 day ago
At an organization where 45 percent of U.S. senior leaders are women, Romanita Hairston’s gender is mostly a nonissue as she oversees children’s welfare programs at World Vision, the giant...
Posted by Adelle M. Banks 2 weeks 13 hours ago
Seventh-day Adventists opted for a middle-way approach on the divisive issue of women’s ordination on Oct. 14, kicking the question to next year’s worldwide meeting without taking a firm stance...
Posted by Adelle M. Banks 4 weeks 3 days ago
When Brianna and Chris Lindsay married in June, they had the church, the minister, the bridesmaids … and a foot-washing ceremony for the bride and groom.It was, they said, a sign of their mutual...

Articles by Adelle M. Banks

I've been a religion reporter for more than a decade, and I still find that many
misunderstand my title—journalists included.