Monday, 30 November 2015 07:05

Transforming systems, shaping policies

For Kathryn Freeman, the gospel doesn’t just change individuals — it can change systems of injustice, as well.

Published in Organizations
Thursday, 12 November 2015 06:05

A ‘kairos’ moment in Myanmar

Eighty percent of voters cast their ballot in a “people’s victory.”

Published in Columns

A story based on the Genesis account of Hagar (16:1-16, 21).

Published in Columns

A plea for empathy — putting ourselves in another’s shoes — is so often what’s missing from conversations about immigration.

Published in Columns

Meaningful transformation in the United States will require a willingness to “change the narrative” of race and justice, author and criminal justice reform advocate Bryan Stevenson says.

Published in Social Issues

CBF theologian-in-residence David Gushee sees an opportunity to revive a social witness weakened by Southern Baptist Convention controversy in the last century.

Published in Social Issues
Monday, 23 June 2014 20:21

Vital Christianity: As I see it

An effort to describe vital Christianity in 12 key characteristics, beginning with passionate love of God and neighbor. 

Clergy say the Smarter Sentencing Act, poised for vote in the Senate, would alleviate dangerous prison overcrowding and racial disparity in incarceration.

Published in Social Issues

Youth minister Kent McKeever, also an attorney who represents indigent clients in Waco, Texas, is wearing an orange prison jumpsuit for Lent to draw attention to disparities in the sentencing of the poor and minorities.

Published in People
Wednesday, 27 November 2013 11:06

Trial date nears in slain pastor lawsuit

A long-running lawsuit stemming from the 2009 shooting death of a Baptist pastor caught in a botched drug arrest is finally headed to trial.

Published in People
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