Michigan GOP Nomination Down to the Wire; Top GOP Candidates’ Tax Plans Would Increase Federal Debt; New Name Option for Southern Baptists; Companies Try to Keep Workers Fit: Today on Here and Now

1:06pm: The latest polls in Michigan show Mitt Romney’s momentum has stopped in his home state of Michigan, where he’s been chipping away at Rick Santorum’s lead in the polls over the past week. The conventional wisdom is that if Romney can’t win the state he won four years ago, the nomination will be a […]

Southern Baptist Annual Meeting In Louisville This Week

Thousands of Southern Baptists will be in Louisville this week for the Annual Meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention. The annual meeting consists of concerts and sermons, but also the business of the denomination and its six seminaries. Kentucky Baptist Convention Executive Director Dr. Bill Mackey says the meeting hasn’t been in Louisville in a […]

Religious Leaders Skiptical of Faith-Based Office

Some religious leaders are praising the new White House Office of Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, but others are skeptical. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. The skeptics include representatives from groups like the Freedom From Religion Foundation and Americans United for Separation of Church and State as well as the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Albert […]

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Faces Budget Cuts

Like many other institutes of higher education, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary is facing budget cuts. The school depends largely on its endowment, which has suffered in the global financial downturn. President Dr. Al Mohler says they’re predicting a $3.2 million budget shortfall, which represents about nine-percent of their budget. Mohler says the seminary isn’t in […]