“There is a rich legacy of progressive Baptists doing things in here in Sumter County.”
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg spent his Sunday in rural southwest Georgia, visiting former President Jimmy Carter’s Sunday school class at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains.
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and Mercer University officials are set to celebrate the opening of a new primary care clinic in downtown Plains, Georgia.
Donald Trump’s unsophisticated rise in this presidential election cycle has been referred to in some corners as a redefining of electoral politics. It is not. It is simply a third, national galvanizing of the historical white backlash to substantive African-American advancement and the browning of America.
I hear the question all the time. I meet someone for the first time at a party, they eventually ask what I do for work, and then the follow-up is some version of, “How are you Baptist?”
Of everything they’ve accomplished together and apart — the White House, a Nobel Peace Prize for him, her groundbreaking work in mental health advocacy — they know it’s the marriage milestone that really stops people in their tracks.
This is a big month in race relations among Baptists. This week at the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention, Jerry Young, president of the National Baptist Convention USA Inc. was a speaker, and a participant with SBC president…
Former President Jimmy Carter, who has long put religion and racial reconciliation at the center of his life, is on a mission to heal a racial divide among Baptists and help the country soothe rifts that he believes are getting…
Former President Carter, who has long put religion and racial reconciliation at the center of his life, aims to heal a racial divide among Baptists and help the country soothe rifts he believes are getting worse.