Friday, 20 September 2013 12:45

Oakhurst Baptist celebrates 100 years

Oakhurst Baptist Church, a progressive and inclusive congregation in Decatur, Ga., celebrates 100 years of ministry Sept. 21-22.

Published in Congregations
Thursday, 29 August 2013 10:40

Things that make for freedom

For Jesus, gospel freedom begins with vulnerability.

Published in Can I Get a Witness?
Tuesday, 27 August 2013 14:18

Baptist pastor open to same-sex unions

Sarah Shelton, pastor of Baptist Church of the Covenant in Birmingham, Ala., says it is inconsistent to accept LGBT members into every area of church life except marriage.

Published in Social Issues
Monday, 05 August 2013 11:33

Gay minister’s trespassing trial begins

A jury in Louisville, Ky., is scheduled to hear a case about an activist Baptist minister and his partner arrested for protesting the state’s ban on same-sex marriage.

Published in Social Issues
Monday, 29 July 2013 14:04

Moral Monday thoughts on Isaac Backus

Baptists understand civil disobedience. It's part of their history.

Published in Commentaries
Thursday, 18 July 2013 13:38

New strides toward freedom

Whatever else the Trayvon Martin case means, it compels us to continue, even extend, realistic conversations and actions related to the incessant dilemmas of race and racism in America.

Published in Can I Get a Witness?

An author and lawyer says racial inequality in America’s justice system would “have Dr. King turning in his grave.”

Published in Social Issues
Tuesday, 04 June 2013 12:32

The freedom of Will

Will Campbell was obsessed with grace, especially as it falls on inappropriate people at inopportune times.

Published in Can I Get a Witness?

The civil rights champion, author and enigmatic “preacher without a steeple” died peacefully June 3 at a medical care facility in Nashville, Tenn.

Published in People
Thursday, 09 May 2013 10:54

Minister: gay marriage not Baptist fight

“As a Baptist Christian, it grieves me that some of my sisters and brothers in the faith are advocating a position on how the government should deal with same-sex marriage that directly violates what Baptists stand for.”

Published in Social Issues
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