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If Achieved, Baptist Unity Can Affect the World
If Achieved, Baptist Unity Can Affect the World

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.

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What's in a Name? Baptist Expansion in Global South
What's in a Name? Baptist Expansion in Global South

By: Philip Jenkins
Unlike virtually all Christian churches and denominations, Baptists are not witnessing a fundamental shift of numbers to the global south. Instead, they remain heavily concentrated in North America. But why?

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Liberia's Future Looks Increasingly Prosperous, Peaceful
Liberia's Future Looks Increasingly Prosperous, Peaceful

By: Leroy Seat
Celebrating 170 years of independence, Liberia has pulled through its dark period from 1980 to 2003 and is moving toward an increasingly prosperous and peaceful future.

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Croatian Baptists Provide Sanctuary to Iranian Refugees
Croatian Baptists Provide Sanctuary to Iranian Refugees

By: Tihomir Kukolja
With the support of Croatian Baptist organizations, a group of 30 Iranian refugees formed the first organized Iranian Christian community in Croatia.

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Eye-Opening Lessons from New Friends from Cuba
Eye-Opening Lessons from New Friends from Cuba

By: Joe LaGuardia
After two Baptist leaders from Cuba spent time with my family, I've learned how much we often take for granted in America. It's also opened my eyes to a clearer call for justice.

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Religious Tolerance Matters for Everyone - Part 2
Religious Tolerance Matters for Everyone - Part 2

By: Olu Q. Menjay
Global migration makes constructive religious conversation and coexistence essential. A plane trip illustrates how people of different faiths can coexist with no difficulty.

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Religious Tolerance Matters for Everyone - Part 1
Religious Tolerance Matters for Everyone - Part 1

By: Olu Q. Menjay
Religious intolerance continues to destroy lives and threatens human security in our contemporary world. As Baptist Christians, we believe in religious liberty and rights for all, even non-Christians.

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Old Wolf of Racism Appears in Alt-Right Sheep's Clothing
Old Wolf of Racism Appears in Alt-Right Sheep's Clothing

By: Ferrell Foster
The alt-right paints a picture of the U.S. as a white nation under attack from non-whites. It ignores that from our earliest days, the U.S. has been a place where all types of diverse people have come together.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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