Friday, 23 October 2015 03:05

The Nones, the Dones and class

Have we so intertwined the American Dream with Christianity until they have become one and the same, and to lose one is to lose the other?

Published in Columns

While there are some exceptions, many congregations find that renovating and repurposing existing facilities offers signficant savings. 

Published in Congregations

Former National Baptist Convention of America President Stephen Thurston says there will never be full racial equity in America as long as there remains a wide gap between the rich and poor.

Published in Social Issues
Monday, 03 November 2014 11:45

What our languages are telling us, part 2

Economics and culture impact the languages in which the world communicates.

Published in Trending
Friday, 11 October 2013 13:07

Who owns the land?

The idea that landowners have exclusive rights to do whatever they want with their property is a far cry from the land stewardship modeled in Scripture.

Published in Commentaries
Friday, 23 August 2013 09:11

Many ministers saddled with seminary debt

A recent graduating class revealed the depth of the issue. Of 57 graduates, 21 had no debt, six owed less than $20,000, another six between $20,000 and $50,000, eight between $50,000 and $90,000 and 11 more than $100,000 — all acquired while at the seminary.

Published in Congregations
Sunday, 07 July 2013 22:10

Church in foreclosure? Make a plan

An Alabama Baptist church learns its building may be auctioned off by the end of the month. Pastors who have faced similar situations say it's vital that they act and remember the church is not the building.

Published in Congregations
Monday, 20 May 2013 15:14

Evading their fair share

How some corporations and the rich use loop holes and other tricks to get out of their tax obligation to the nation.

Published in Commentaries