The Alliance of Baptists has unveiled a project to help churches begin conversations about LGBT inclusion and racial justice funded by a $104,000 grant by the Arcus Foundation.

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Cuban Baptist leaders believe normalizing relations between the United States and Cuba results in part from seeds planted a quarter century ago building church-to-church relationships between Baptists in the two countries.

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More than 1,300 organizations from every state in the nation have signed a letter urging Congress to approve a budget that adheres to four basic principles intended to reduce poverty and inequality and spur broadly shared economic growth.

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Thursday, 12 February 2015 13:55

Halt drone strikes, say faith leaders

Three Alliance of Baptists representatives were among faith leaders at a recent conference at Princeton Theological Seminary criticizing the use of unmanned drones in warfare.

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Lindsay Andreolli-Comstock, an ordained Baptist minister and human-trafficking specialist, has been named executive director of The Beatitudes Society, effective Feb. 6.

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Thawing relations between the U.S. and Cuba follows relationships that have been building for years between Baptists in the two countries.

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Directors of the Alliance of Baptists have countered doomsday prophecies with a “Statement of Hope for a World in Crisis.”

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The Arcus Foundation has awarded the Alliance of Baptists a grant to support a new initiative directed toward work on LGBTQ inclusion and racial justice.

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Baptists have joined in on a report to the United Nations alleging that the widespread use of solitary confinement in U.S. prisons is cruel and unusual punishment banned by international law.

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“It is … important that we stand with the United Church of Christ, our ecumenical partner in mission and ministry, in this bold action,” says Alliance President Mike Castle.

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