Displaying Articles 1 - 25 of 29
Prev - Next
Illuminations: Agree to Disagree - Agreeably
Illuminations: Agree to Disagree - Agreeably

By: Steve Wells
The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is about partnership. We proudly claim the centrist ground and the big tent. We agree to disagree agreeably without dishonoring one another - even when doing so is hard.

Read More ...
How a 20th-Century Baptist Aids 21st-Century Churches
How a 20th-Century Baptist Aids 21st-Century Churches

By: Jerrod H. Hugenot
Recalling significant Baptists from our 20th-century heritage helps us as we face similar struggles to articulate and live out the gospel in the 21st century. Walter Rauschenbusch is one such Baptist.

Read More ...
Amid Poverty, Egypt's Baptist Churches Growing
Amid Poverty, Egypt's Baptist Churches Growing

By: Tony Peck
Egypt's role in the story of God's people is both a place of freedom from oppression and a place of refuge from persecution. Amid poverty and many other challenges, Baptist churches in Egypt are growing.

Read More ...
Our Hunger for Education: Who Does It Look Like?
Our Hunger for Education: Who Does It Look Like?

By: Suzii Paynter
God created us with a hunger to learn. Our universal condition as learning beings makes education a central article in any declaration of rights. And Baptists have made education their mission and ministry.

Read More ...
Why Baptists Should Be Advocates for Human Rights
Why Baptists Should Be Advocates for Human Rights

By: Shane McNary
Baptists have been involved in human rights, particularly freedom of religion or belief for all, for as long as we have existed. Our Baptist commitment to human rights remains strong today.

Read More ...
Series Examines Need to Push for Human Rights for All
Series Examines Need to Push for Human Rights for All

By: Zach Dawes
Goodwill Baptists, and all goodwill people of faith, need to defend human rights. Today, EthicsDaily.com launches a series focused on some of the articles in the U.N.'s Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Read More ...
'Baptists, Jews and the Hand of Sincere Friendship'
'Baptists, Jews and the Hand of Sincere Friendship'

By: Lee Spitzer
Anti-Semitism. Racial prejudice and violence. Welcoming refugees from a minority religious background. Baptists throughout the U.S. wrestled with all of them during the 1930s and '40s as Hitler rose to power.

Read More ...
King, Spurgeon: 2 Baptist Champions Opposed to Warfare
King, Spurgeon: 2 Baptist Champions Opposed to Warfare

By: Nick Megoran
Christians can best honor the legacies of Martin Luther King Jr. and Charles Haddon Spurgeon, two of the greatest Baptist preachers, by following their rejection of war and emulating their commitment to peacekeeping.

Read More ...
Explorations in Baptist History: Adam Clayton Powell Sr.
Explorations in Baptist History: Adam Clayton Powell Sr.

By: Jerrod Hugenot
Abyssinian Baptist Church is among the great congregations to rise up and minister to the urban multitudes in the history of New York City churches. One of its most visionary pastors was Adam Clayton Powell Sr.

Read More ...
Texas Church's Ministry Extends Beyond Relief Efforts
Texas Church's Ministry Extends Beyond Relief Efforts

By: Julio Guarneri
Calvary Baptist of McAllen, Texas, provided relief to thousands of immigrants fleeing violence from Central America. However, beyond relief efforts, the church seeks opportunities for development, sustainment and advocacy.

Read More ...
North Carolina Church Adopts Two Refugee Families
North Carolina Church Adopts Two Refugee Families

By: Don Gordon
While government has a duty to secure its borders, a North Carolina Baptist church adopted two refugee families, responding to God's call to help the stranger and give aid to the needy.

Read More ...
Haitians, Others Arrive in Tijuana Seeking Entrance into US
Haitians, Others Arrive in Tijuana Seeking Entrance into US

By: Tim Long
Since May 2016, thousands of immigrants have flocked to Tijuana, awaiting their turn to cross into the U.S. Six Baptist churches from this Mexican border town are ministering to 500 of those asylum seekers.

Read More ...
How One Church Tackled the Human-Trafficking Fight
How One Church Tackled the Human-Trafficking Fight

By: Jay Abernathy
Human trafficking is a year-round challenge. Imagine if each congregation in the U.S. became active voices against human trafficking and pornography. Here's how one Baptist church made a difference.

Read More ...
Why We Must Reclaim Baptist Interdependency
Why We Must Reclaim Baptist Interdependency

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.

Read More ...
How I Benefited from Attending BWA Meetings
How I Benefited from Attending BWA Meetings

By: Michael Okwakol
I first heard of the Baptist World Alliance when I joined the staff of the Baptist Union of Uganda in 1984. Since then, I have discovered many benefits from BWA involvement. Here are a few of them.

Read More ...
How The BWA's Global Family Widened My View
How The BWA's Global Family Widened My View

By: Meredith Stone
My worldview was small until my seminary professors introduced me to the Baptist World Alliance's global family, where we teach each other that all folks are created in the divine image - not just Americans.

Read More ...
How the BWA Enriches My Ministry, Mission Partnerships
How the BWA Enriches My Ministry, Mission Partnerships

By: Craig Sherouse
The beautiful diversity of the Baptist world family is always on display when the BWA meets. As a local church pastor for 41 years, my ministry and missional partnerships have been greatly enriched by the BWA.

Read More ...
How the BWA Opened My Eyes to Global Baptists
How the BWA Opened My Eyes to Global Baptists

By: Paul Msiza
Growing up during apartheid's reign in South Africa was difficult. Christianity was viewed with suspicion, and Baptists were marginalized. But then I was exposed to the Baptist World Alliance.

Read More ...
Why You Won't Be Observing Protestantism's 500th Year
Why You Won't Be Observing Protestantism's 500th Year

By: Roger Olson
This year many Protestant Christians around the world will celebrate what they think is the 500th anniversary of the birth of Protestantism. However, any historian knows that the true date goes much farther back.

Read More ...
Baptists Serving in Moldova Enjoy Fruitful Ministries
Baptists Serving in Moldova Enjoy Fruitful Ministries

By: Daniel Trusiewicz
Baptists have enjoyed freedom to preach the gospel, train leaders and carry out fruitful missionary activities in Moldova since the eastern European nation gained its freedom in 1991. Here are the stories of three of them.

Read More ...
How Baptist Women Fight Against Modern-Day Slavery
How Baptist Women Fight Against Modern-Day Slavery

By: Candice Lee
It's tempting to imagine that trafficking only happens in faraway countries, but that's not the reality. The Woman's Missionary Union provides grants to respond to human trafficking in the U.S. and around the world.

Read More ...
Cowleys Cultivated Nigerian Talent at Baptist School
Cowleys Cultivated Nigerian Talent at Baptist School

By: Cliff Vaughn
Bill and Audrey Cowley not only saved lives during a tribal genocide in Nigeria in 1966, they also founded Baptist High School in 1961, which emerged as a pre-eminent educational institution and remains so to this day.

Read More ...
A Reminder to March to Beat of Different Drummer
A Reminder to March to Beat of Different Drummer

By: Barry Howard
A drum tree, composed of 34 drums from different eras, stands amid First Baptist Pensacola's Christmas décor. It's a reminder that our faith calls us to march to a countercultural cadence during this hectic season.

Read More ...
A Baptist Who Embodied the Spirit of Lottie Moon
A Baptist Who Embodied the Spirit of Lottie Moon

By: Bader Mansour
Everyone who grew up Southern Baptist knows Lottie Moon. A missionary to China in the 1800s, she personified the missionary spirit of Southern Baptists. But do you know the story of George Laty?

Read More ...
Why I Support BCE/EthicsDaily.com with My Gifts
Why I Support BCE/EthicsDaily.com with My Gifts

By: Jeter Basden
The Baptist Center for Ethics is a reliable resource for Bible study curriculum, documentaries, news stories, interviews and conferences focusing on pressing ethical concerns. That's why I support them with my gifts.

Read More ...
Displaying Articles 1 - 25 of 29
Prev - Next

Powered by Bondware
News Publishing Software

The browser you are using is outdated!

You may not be getting all you can out of your browsing experience
and may be open to security risks!

Consider upgrading to the latest version of your browser or choose on below: