When Democracies Don't Represent Everyone By: Vinoth Ramachandra While the middle classes of the world resent the populism of politicians who exploit the ignorance of the peasantry, there is little comparable anger at the subversion of democracy by the super-rich.
Are You Reaching the Samaritans in Your Community? By: Juan Aragon Jesus invites us to follow his example to go into forbidden territory to be in relationship with racially rejected and unwelcomed people so we can share the hope we have found in him.
Ministry Provides Hope, Education for Indian Children By: Sarah Stone More than 50 children left the yellow bus and spent the next few hours singing, playing and laughing. But soon the bus would have to take them back to their impoverished lives on India's streets.
Yes, Even Baptists Have a Liturgical Calendar By: Larry Coleman Baptists have their own informal liturgical calendar. The more you embed your life in the Christian calendar, the more meaningful the gospel will become. It's an invitation to experience all of Christ repeatedly. Larry Coleman
Where Are All These Liberian Baptists Going? By: Richard Wilson Nearly 2,000 people have been traveling through Liberia in March, but they aren't migrants or refugees fleeing conflict. This movement of people is a pilgrimage of memory and hope. Richard Wilson
Church Trends: What's Trending in Local Churches? By: Zach Dawes Four Baptist leaders shared their insights about the trends they saw in church life. Their top trends center on technology, staffing changes brought on by economic factors, and an altered focus on missions. Zach Dawes
Gary Burton, pastor of Pintlala Baptist Church in Hope Hull, Ala., talks with EthicsDaily.com about Thomas Jefferson, religious liberty and what Americans need know about the third president. Learn more about Burton and Pintlala Baptist Church at pintlalabaptistchurch.com. (We apologize for the digital fallout at several points.)