Monday, 22 October 2012 15:19

Candidates mum on the environment

A growing number of socially conscious Christians say it’s time that both presidential candidates tell the country what they plan to do about the problem of climate change.

Published in Politics
Monday, 22 October 2012 11:17

Baptists embrace pet blessings

Long a practice of the Catholic and Episcopal churches, animal blessing ceremonies are now cropping up in Baptist settings as creation and pets become more important to many Christians.

Published in Congregations
Monday, 17 September 2012 14:41

When food oppresses

Christian ethics also applies to what we eat.

Published in Commentaries
Tuesday, 07 August 2012 15:28

Running on fumes

A progressive Christian and environmentalist says NASCAR needn’t be a guilty pleasure for the socially conscious.

Published in Commentaries
Tuesday, 31 July 2012 14:41

Koinonia Farms plans Jordan symposium

The birthplace of Habitat for Humanity is planning a month-long series of events celebrating both founders Clarence and Florence Jordan’s 100th birthday and the 70th anniversary of Koinonia Farms.

Published in People
Monday, 30 July 2012 13:31

Your money and your mouth

A lesbian minister doesn’t think boycotting Chick-fil-A will do anything to advance gay rights but the controversy points to a bigger issue: how you spend your money matters.

Published in Commentaries
Thursday, 12 July 2012 15:35

BWA endorses ethical code for witness

General Council resolutions adopted at last week’s Baptist World Alliance annual meeting in Chile also called for action against climate change and protested religious violence in Nigeria.

Published in Organizations

The Baptist World Alliance (BWA) is the lead organizer of a "side event" that takes place during the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from June 20-22.

Published in Baptist News Wire

Gardner-Webb students have lately grown increasingly interested in the local foods movement.  So this spring, Stephanie Richey, GWU’s community engagement coordinator and local foods aficionado, decided to capitalize.

Published in Baptist News Wire
Friday, 04 May 2012 14:20

Rooftop farm an urban oasis in NYC

It isn’t exactly “Green Acres,” but a rooftop farm at a New York City Baptist church is making the improbable a reality.

Published in Congregations
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