By: Neville Callam As we approach the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, may it fuel Baptist churches' ongoing search for deeper commitment to the gospel and a continuing quest for renewal, reform and unity.
By: Neville Callam The Baptist World Alliance is more than a group of like-minded people sharing a common heritage called Baptist. It is an ecclesial body that's part of a global family of Christ's faithful people.
By: Neville Callam Despite good efforts from some Baptist denominations, the witness of U.S. Baptists has been marred by disunity. A united Baptist witness could have a positive impact in the U.S. and the world.
By: Neville Callam If you're going to make an ethical judgment on a situation, you must first be certain you have a reasonable grasp of the facts. Defensible judgments require a conscientious effort to secure the facts.
By: Neville Callam The Bible shows Christians the right attitude toward the stranger. Hospitality to strangers links us both with God and with others. It is a wonderful way of experiencing the presence of the Holy One.
By: Neville Callam Hardly can one identify a greater need of Baptists today than to rediscover Baptist interdependency - an interdependency that rejects cultural imperialism, paternalism and neo-colonialism.
By: Neville Callam As part of their commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, Lutherans in Germany held a joint ecumenical remembrance with Catholics, making a serious commitment to visible unity.
By: Neville Callam Once a staple of corporate worship life, Harvest Thanksgiving was a time when life in agrarian communities was adorned by rich annual celebrations of the providential care of the God of nature.
By: Neville Callam As we seek to relate the teaching of Scripture to the vexed issues of contemporary life, we should not fail to recognize the complexity of the process by which we can hear the voice of God.
By: Neville Callam When Baptists from around the world gather is South Africa in July for the Baptist World Congress, they'll find a continent of Baptists already spreading the Good News among fellow Africans and beyond their shores.
By: EthicsDaily Staff Neville Callam, general secretary and chief executive officer of the Baptist World Alliance, is a featured columnist on EthicsDaily.com. He's perfectly content to spend a few hours in a great theological library.
By: Neville Callam When Baptist World Alliance members gather for their annual meeting, not everyone speaks English. The BWA ensures that non-English speakers don't feel like second-class participants.
By: Neville Callam Most of us keep quite busy in our fast-paced society. However, if you have the opportunity to experience the life of diverse monastic communities, you will find it a profoundly enriching experience.
Why is there so much pain in the world when there is an omnipotent God? Many struggle with this question when they reflect on Haiti. Let's not allow our questions to deter our help. (Photo: U.S. Air Force)
The year 1990 is significant in the emergence of a Christian response to the environmental crisis. That's when the World Convocation on Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation issued the Seoul Declaration.