A poll shows that most evangelicals support comprehensive immigration reform, prompting some to assure legislators they have the needed support to enact legislation promoting border security and a path to citizenship. 

Published in Social Issues
Tuesday, 28 January 2014 14:21

Faith leaders oppose new sanctions in Iran

A diverse group of religious leaders signed an open letter warning that a bill before the Senate could undermine progress in negotiations aimed at keeping Iran from developing nuclear weapons.

Published in Politics
Friday, 21 June 2013 13:27

Strategy aims to transform conflict

Rather than something to be avoided at all costs, the Baptist Peace Fellowship of North America views conflict as “holy ground.”

Published in Organizations
Thursday, 11 April 2013 16:08

Sexuality resource updated, released

Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth, first released 13 years ago, has been updated to reflect changes in culture and share more stories of churches “coming out” in support of lesbians and gays.

Published in Organizations
Wednesday, 06 March 2013 13:43

Ethicist Glen Stassen wins BWA award

An author and seminary professor will be honored for three decades of peacemaking work at this summer’s Baptist World Alliance annual gathering in Jamaica.

Published in People
Monday, 09 July 2012 16:04

Baptist group supports gay marriage

An upcoming event in Minnesota is the second of three meetings planned by three progressive Baptist groups seeking to mobilize their members to oppose laws denying marriage benefits to gays.

Published in Social Issues
Tuesday, 15 May 2012 20:00

BPFNA seeks conflict transformation

Directors of the Baptist Peace Fellowship of North America voted recently to authorize funding for conflict transformation training in Sudan/South Sudan and the Philippines and to assist with creation of a Baptist Peace Fellowship of Latin America and the Caribbean.

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