Racial tensions and racism in America were in part caused by Western Christians mistakenly equating race with biblical values, leading to divisive race issues in modern society, says a Duke University scholar.

Published in Social Issues
Tuesday, 27 January 2015 07:00

Finding a way forward through relationships

If the first time we’re meeting each other is in the streets protesting another tragedy, then the church has failed.

Published in Columns
Wednesday, 14 January 2015 06:05

Tasting the Kingdom

An experience at a congregation whose “liturgy may be blown away by the Spirit at any moment.”

Published in Columns

Once rife with drug dealers and addicts, Houston’s Midtown secton was adopted and transformed by the care of a Baptist congregation and its nonprofit community development agency. 

Published in People

And how you can correct them.

Published in Congregations

At First Baptist Church on Highland Avenue in Winston-Salem, N.C., a weekly Friday service offering communion is forging fellowship both among church members and different races and economic classes inside and outside the church.

Published in Congregations
Thursday, 13 November 2014 15:22

No longer singing alone

The community of faith pulls us toward a shared melody of hope and promise that will not let us forget God’s persistent invitation.

Published in Talk With the Preacher
Monday, 10 November 2014 11:09

I can’t just leave

God called me here.

Published in Commentaries

The annual observance is a reminder to live in solidarity with sisters and brothers around the globe.

Published in Commentaries
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 12:56

Martyrdom is for real martyrs

There is nearly always someone who has it worse than we do.

Published in Vital Signs
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