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Posted by Adelle M. Banks 1 day 15 hours ago
The Evangelical Immigration Table commissioned the documentary “The Stranger” to foster evangelical support for immigration reform. Linda Midgett, a graduate of evangelical Wheaton College who...
Posted by Adelle M. Banks 2 weeks 3 days ago
Yoruba Richen’s documentary “The New Black” airs this month online and on television through the PBS series “Independent Lens.” The film, which explores the intersection of race, religion,...
Posted by Adelle M. Banks 4 weeks 3 days ago
Southern Baptists prayed Wednesday that the Supreme Court would rule in favor of the Green family, the evangelical owners of the Hobby Lobby craft chain that challenged the contraception mandate in...
Posted by Adelle M. Banks 4 weeks 4 days ago
Sharing how he has coped after his son’s suicide last year, megachurch pastor Rick Warren, urged Southern Baptist pastors to let their times of suffering be acts of ministry.“Behind every publicly...
Posted by Adelle M. Banks 5 weeks 3 days ago
For Southern Baptists, it’s happened again: Another annual report shows the denomination is losing members and baptizing fewer people.The Rev. Fred Luter, outgoing president of the Southern...

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.