April 3-5 is just the start of a multi-year emphasis by the National Council of Churches and its partners, including the Alliance of Baptists, to address systemic racism. It is a beginning. A rallying point. A clarion call to change.
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The 150-year-old Peace Cathedral in the Republic of Georgia has claimed the mantle of Christian peacemaking, investing in a vision of inclusive and merciful community. Established as First Baptist Church of Tbilisi, it serves as the mother church of the Evangelical Baptist Church of Georgia, an Alliance of Baptists’ Active Hope Partner.
The sixth Global Baptist Peace Conference, scheduled July 15-20, 2019 — to be held in Cali, Colombia — will double as the annual summer conference for Baptist Peace Fellowship of North America-Bautistas por la Paz.
The unrecognized and unacknowledged colonialist justifications for the CBF’s decision are disturbing. Implementing this policy solely because it reflects the congregational opinions of churches within the CBF would provide a much more understandable justification. Utilizing the beliefs and practices of global Christians in order to maintain a position of power, however, perpetuates a colonialist impulse that Christians have been subject to for far too long.
Illumination makes things clearer for those willing to look where the light is shining. And these are a few lessons I’ve learned from the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s Illumination Project.
In advance of Thursday’s National Prayer Breakfast, 145 organizations called on Congress to reject attempts to weaken a rule that bars churches receiving tax-exempt status from engaging in partisan politics.
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By Toya Richards Alliance members and supporters from near and far will unite under the theme “Earth: Beloved Community” at the 2018 Annual Gathering set for April 26-29 in Dayton, Ohio. Registration is open! “We are excited about once again…
The United States is withholding more than half of its planned funding of a United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees, renewing debate over the Trump administration’s controversial decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
A chorus of voices these days advise Americans against making New Year’s resolutions. But some ministers advise that new goals, especially spiritual ones, be undertaken at a calm, steady pace and in the context of faith.