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, 04 October 2013 12:23

The pastoral prophetic edge

The pastor’s prophetic witness isn’t always obvious or dramatic, but it is real.

Published in Commentaries
Monday, 16 September 2013 10:36

Baptist heads farmworker ministry

A Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond graduate and former human-trafficking specialist for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is new leader of the National Farm Worker Ministry.

Published in People
Tuesday, 03 September 2013 15:13

Baptist group to ‘wage peace’ in Palestine

The Alliance of Baptists is sponsoring a conference in Washington to raise awareness to the plight of Palestinian Christians under military occupation by Israel.

Published in Theology
Tuesday, 13 August 2013 14:02

Faith-based re-entry saves tax dollars

Minnesota has saved around $3 million on a program that uses volunteers and no tax-payer money, Baylor study finds.

Published in Organizations
Wednesday, 07 August 2013 13:45

Demanding a living wage

All of us are to blame because fast-food workers do not earn a living wage.

Published in Thinking Theologically
Tuesday, 30 July 2013 15:10

Doing the gospel

Justice begins with the plight of the poor, the oppressed, the marginalized, the outcast and the disenfranchised.

Published in Commentaries

A Southern Baptist pastor preached on a timely topic July 14 in a town at the center of media attention over a high-profile murder case.

Published in Social Issues
Monday, 15 July 2013 09:28

Jury selection helped Zimmerman

In theory, an ill-informed jury is an objective jury. In reality, an ill-informed jury is a disengaged and ignorant jury.

Published in Commentaries
Tuesday, 09 July 2013 14:19

Christians and capital punishment

Every ethicist chooses one particular social issue on which to focus -- at least for a time. Unfortunately, too few have focused on capital punishment for a sufficiently sustained time to bring about a sea change in public opinion.

Published in Commentaries
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