Columns on Baptist Life

Baptism Reminds Us of Our Calling to Heal a Broken World | Sam Chaise, Baptism, Canadian Baptist Ministries
Baptism Reminds Us of Our Calling to Heal a Broken World
By: Sam Chaise
Baptism reminds us that we have joined those who down through the ages have chosen to be on the side of God and his work, but healing a broken world is a daunting task. Read More ...
Sam Chaise

6 Lessons I Learned Returning to the Pastorate | Ronnie Brewer, Leadership, Pastoral Ministry
6 Lessons I Learned Returning to the Pastorate
By: Ronnie Brewer
After spending almost three years in denominational work, a minister transitioned back to pastor a local church. The six lessons he learned may also apply to other churches. Read More ...
Ronnie Brewer

Cultivating Selflessness in Worship in Global Gatherings | Neville Callam, Baptist World Alliance, Worship, Diversity
Cultivating Selflessness in Worship in Global Gatherings
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. Read More ...
Neville Callam

Prathia Hall: An Extraordinary, Ordinary Saint | Courtney Pace Lyons, Prathia Hall, Civil Rights, Baptists
Prathia Hall: An Extraordinary, Ordinary Saint
By: Courtney Pace Lyons
Prathia Hall faced many obstacles in her life but didn't let them discourager her. She was a civil rights activist, Baptist preacher and a mentor to more than 200 African-American clergywomen. Read More ...
Courtney Pace Lyons

How British Baptists Responded to World War I | Jonathan Barr, World War I, Baptist Times of Great Britain
How British Baptists Responded to World War I
By: Jonathan Barr
The outbreak of World War I shattered hopes for peace, of Baptists and many others, which had been maintained and nurtured even as the storms of war gathered offshore. Read More ...
Jonathan Barr

Baptists Around the World Avoid Cultural Groupthink | Sam Chaise, Baptist World Alliance
Baptists Around the World Avoid Cultural Groupthink
By: Sam Chaise
The Baptist World Alliance's annual gathering is a place where Baptist leaders can gather to avoid cultural groupthink and come to a deeper and richer understanding of their faith. Read More ...
Sam Chaise

Human Trafficking: European Baptists' Anti-Trafficking Network | Marion Carson, Human Trafficking, European Baptist Federation
Human Trafficking: European Baptists' Anti-Trafficking Network
By: Marion Carson
For nearly a decade, the European Baptist Federation has worked to thwart modern-day slavery through its anti-trafficking network. While the work is overwhelming, God continues to be at work. Read More ...
Marion Carson

Monastic Living, Even Briefly, Can Be Truly Enriching | Neville Callam, Baptist World Alliance, Spirituality, Monestaries
Monastic Living, Even Briefly, Can Be Truly Enriching
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. Read More ...
Neville Callam