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Parishioners place significant trust in their pastors when it comes to addressing poverty, a Barna Group report says, with 54 percent saying they “definitely” trust their pastor’s opinion. […] Read More

Many low-wage workers already clock significant hours in jobs with limited security. Increasing work requirements for SNAP and Medicaid will likely create a burden for them, a report says. […] Read More

Over the next decade, global food insecurity is expected to decline by 336 million people, a government report says, but that will still leave 446 million without reliable access to food. […] Read More

The overall well-being of children living is the U.S. has improved since 2015, though some measures fared better than others, a report found. […] Read More

More than 40 million people are enslaved globally, a new report says, with 24.9 million in forced labor and 15.4 million in forced marriages. […] Read More

By supporting and empowering efforts of local communities, national governments take a vital step to end human trafficking, the U.S. State Department says. […] Read More

Suzii Paynter, executive coordinator of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship since 2013, has initiated a process to transition out of her role. […] Read More

A cluster of Native American congregations and the Cooperating Baptist Fellowship of Oklahoma are writing a new script for race relations in the Sooner State. […] Read More

Nearly two-thirds of U.S. adults in Protestant and nondenominational churches have invited someone to church in the past six months, a LifeWay report says. […] Read More

Meeting in Zurich, members of the Baptist World Alliance adopted a resolution challenging the zero-tolerance policy of the Trump administration to deal with the crisis on the U.S. southern border. […] Read More